6 Simple Steps for a Mid-Year Financial Checkup

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

9 Tips to Help You Pay off High Interest Debt

Katie Bryan · 24 August 2017

Are Unpaid Debts A Military Career-Killer?

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

Five Rules for Buying a House

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

Five Tips to Tackle Military Transition Challenges

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

How to Develop Your Deployment Financial Plan

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

How to Handle Financial Records

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

Insulate Your Finances Against Seasonal Chills

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

Is it Time for a Financial Tune-up?

Laura Roler · 24 August 2017

Make 2016 an Olympic Year for Savings

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

Make Your Savings Automatic in Three Easy Steps

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

Map Out a Financially Fit New Year!

Alecia Blair · 24 August 2017

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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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Savers Pledge Leads to Savings Success

My name is Rob and I am a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. My financial success is a huge result of the Military Saves Campaign.

My journey began five years ago after marrying my wife, Lisa. We entered our marriage with no savings plan in sight, carrying debt and living in a tiny apartment. After seeing an advertisement for Military Saves, we decided to grab the reigns of our finances and implement a positive financial plan.

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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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