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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

Six Financial Goals All Millennials in the Military Should Have

Alecia Blair · 13 July 2017

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A Disciplined Approach to Saving

I just recently retired after 30 years of service with the Marine Corps. I truly enjoyed my time serving the Corps and I flourished in the disciplined environment. I also took a disciplined approach to saving. Here are some of the tactics I used-they are very low to moderate risk.

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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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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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