Six Financial Goals All Millennials in the Military Should Have

Alecia Blair · 13 July 2017

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Compound Interest

Alecia Blair · 27 August 2015

The Great Transition…Isn’t Always So Great

Alecia Blair · 31 August 2016

The Not-So-Obvious First Steps to Getting Out of Debt

Alecia Blair · 01 September 2015

Three Ways to Improve Your Financial Capability Now

Lila Quintiliani · 28 March 2019

Tips on Where to Keep Your Emergency Savings

Michael Khavari · 05 March 2019

Use Your Tax Refund to Kick-Start an Emergency Fund

Alecia Blair · 12 January 2016

Why I Love My Emergency Fund

· 20 September 2012

Tip of the Day

  • Make sure your financial advisor’s title is accredited, and that he/she is qualified through a training program that holds its members to strict ethical standards.

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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.


How Smart Financial Decisions Can Create Opportunities 

Written by Stephen Ross, America Saves Program Coordinator | November 22, 2019

Of the many stories Military Saves shares, most describe how someone was in dire straits financially and worked their way out of it with the help of Military Saves. This time we want to highlight a different kind of story. This is a story about how responsible financial decisions can build on one another to create opportunities you thought only the super-rich enjoy.


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.”