#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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Regular Savings is the Key to Success

My name is Chris Strong. I joined the Air Force on 25 March, 1985. On that day, my financial life changed forever. I was introduced to saving bonds in Basic Training. Savings bonds were the big thing back then just like the Thrift Savings Plan is today. A Colonel gave us a briefing. I cannot remember his name but I can remember the 100 savings bonds he had posted to a piece of card board. He gave us a speech on the importance of saving money and how it can change your life. He inspired me to save.

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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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60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy.

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