#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save for the unexpected

Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 February 2019

10 Money Tips for College Grads

· 27 August 2014

2017 Military Saves Survey: Unexpected expenses the top savings challenge

Lani Poblete · 12 October 2017

5 Money Saving Tips for a Rainy Day

· 12 September 2012

5 Reasons You Should Start Saving for Emergencies

· 21 November 2012

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

Be Money Wise at Tax Time: 5 Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely

· 09 January 2014

Can Lack of Emergency Savings Lead to Mortgage Problems?

· 03 April 2013

Combat Changes in Your Paycheck with Battle-Hardened Transition and Emergency Funds

Alecia Blair · 25 April 2017

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

FINRA Survey Finds Military Has Strong Financial Capability, but Still Lack Emergency Planning

· 12 December 2013

Getting Ahead With Your Tax Refund

Alecia Blair · 22 December 2015

Have No Money to Spare? How You Can Build a Rainy Day Fund!

· 06 December 2012

Having a baby? Time to Start an Emergency Fund!

· 19 June 2014

How Emergency Savings Saved Me

· 23 October 2012

How to Avoid Stress When You Hit Life's Potholes: Get Your Emergency Fund Revved Up

· 18 September 2012

How to Expect the Unexpected

· 27 September 2012

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Making Savings a Part of Marriage

Capt. Rob Eckhardt is the first to admit that he hasn’t always been responsible with money. But less than 10 years after a rocky start to saving, Eckhardt reports that he and his wife are free from credit card debt, have a down payment on a home, and are saving regularly for retirement. And, as the Military Saves representative for his Air Force squadron, he’s helping others make similar progress.

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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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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