10 Money Tips for College Grads

· 24 August 2017

5 Money Saving Tips for a Rainy Day

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

5 Reasons You Should Start Saving for Emergencies

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

Getting Ahead With Your Tax Refund

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

How Emergency Savings Saved Me

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

How to Expect the Unexpected

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

Is Spending More Fun Than Saving?

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

Make 2016 an Olympic Year for Savings

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

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A Plan for Success

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.

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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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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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