#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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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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Involving Kids in Family Finances

 

One of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. By middle school, kids should have a good understanding of how money works as well as the importance of saving.

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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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