#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save for the unexpected

Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 February 2019

5 Steps to a Summer of Savings

Alecia Blair · 27 June 2017

5 Ways to Start and Maintain an Emergency Fund

· 05 December 2013

Affected by the recent natural disasters? These resources can help.

Lani Poblete · 29 September 2017

Build a Strong Financial Foundation During Military Saves Week 2017

Alecia Blair · 08 February 2017

Combat Changes in Your Paycheck with Battle-Hardened Transition and Emergency Funds

Alecia Blair · 25 April 2017

Deploying? Review Your Finances

Alecia Blair · 15 May 2017

Do You Have a Safety Net? Almost Half of Americans Don't

· 05 February 2013

Emergency Fund - Budgeting for the Unexpected

· 20 April 2012

Emergency Savings

· 26 February 2018

Fall into Financial Preparedness & Consumer Identity Protection with These Resources

Alecia Blair · 25 October 2016

Four Tips to Help You Deal With a Furlough or Loss of Income

· 09 April 2013

Have No Money to Spare? How You Can Build a Rainy Day Fund!

· 06 December 2012

How to Avoid Stress When You Hit Life's Potholes: Get Your Emergency Fund Revved Up

· 18 September 2012

Leaving the Military: Why a Cash Stash is So Important

· 16 May 2013

Make 2016 the Year You’re Ready for Military Life’s ‘Gotcha’ Moments

Alecia Blair · 05 January 2016

Military Millennials – A “Bucket List” to Help Manage Credit and Debt

Alecia Blair · 20 June 2017

Saving for Life’s Challenges during Military Saves Week

Alecia Blair · 04 March 2017

Servicemembers: 5 Ways to Protect Your Home

· 04 June 2015

Set a Goal: Save for Emergencies

· 25 February 2013

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One That Almost Got Away

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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When You Start Small, Saving is Easy

When Attiyya first got married, she and her Marine husband had just graduated from college and were focused on paying off student loan debt. They had both attended private schools and had sizeable loans. Then three months after the wedding, the couple found out they were pregnant with their first child.

The first year of their marriage, says Attiyya, was a balancing act between paying down debt and saving for the future.

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