Find Joy This Holiday, Not the Insanity of Consumerism

Alecia Blair · 19 November 2015

Five More Things We Learned About Holiday Spending From Talking to a Couple of Economists

Alecia Blair · 19 December 2016

Free Holiday Budget Printable

Tammy G. Bruzon · 02 November 2016

Halloween Savings Tricks and Treats

Darlene Aderoju · 11 October 2018

Now is the Time to Create a Holiday Spending Plan

Alecia Blair · 29 October 2015

The (Budget-Friendly) Joy of Gift Giving

· 14 December 2017

Tip of the Day

  • The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. Sign up or get more info at tsp.gov

Saver Stories View all »

60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy.

Read more...

Meet Wacinque BeMende

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

Read more...

One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

We all know its not easy to get out of debt once you in over your head. But it can be done with the sound advice and support that the Military Saves program offers. I am a testament to that. I was a recently divorced, single mother. Like many people I had credit card debt, a car loan, bad credit, and a low income job that never seemed to be enough to put food on the table.

Then I decided I'd had enough of living paycheck to paycheck and worrying about money all the time.

Read more...