#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 Military Families Can Save $500 to $1,000 for Emergencies

Benjamin Moss · 23 August 2020

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

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Making Saving Automatic Leads to Personal Success

Ryan’s savings journey started when he was an active duty airman. Frequent deployments and temporary duty assignments gave him the opportunity to save. By the time he transitioned out of active duty, he had built up a healthy rainy-day fund and had started to aggressively save for retirement.

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Living the Dream: This Military Couple Retired Early

“Continuous dedication to financial peace pays off,” shares military couple, Denise and Jim. They would know, because at ages 52 and 53, they are already retired. The couple enjoyed life as an Army family for 32 and a half years and started planning for retirement decades ago. Denise shares, “We are not working a paid job, but are volunteering and meeting some personal fitness goals and enjoying some time together after many years spent geographically apart. It can be done!”

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Building a Six-Figure Savings While Enjoying Life

Does the idea of saving up hundreds of thousands of dollars seem impossible? How about doing it while still living an enjoyable lifestyle?

For military spouse Martina and her husband, an E-5 in the Navy, accumulating a six-figure savings has become a reality. One might think that in order to save this much, it would take a great deal of sacrificing and forgoing a certain quality of life, but Martina and her husband would disagree. “Over the past few years (about five), we've managed to save almost $120,000 while mostly living on one income. We've learned so much about easy ways to save money and live a good life,” shares Martina.

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