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Five Money Moves to Make By Your First Duty Station

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Five Steps to Get Your Military Family Saving Now!

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Five Ways to Raise Your Credit Score in Less Than a Year

Alecia Blair · 03 October 2016

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Alecia Blair · 03 March 2017

Managing Debt – By the Numbers

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Military Millennials – A “Bucket List” to Help Manage Credit and Debt

Alecia Blair · 20 June 2017

New Resource Packet Available: Managing Credit & Debt

Alecia Blair · 03 September 2015

Nine Tips to Help Manage Debt

Alecia Blair · 29 September 2015

Points to Ponder Before Taking on Debt

Alecia Blair · 11 October 2016

Six Smart Budget Tips to Turn “Surprise!” Into “I Got This!”

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Tap Into the Power of Powerpay.org

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The Ins and Outs of Credit Scores

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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.

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When You Start Small, Saving is Easy

When Attiyya first got married, she and her Marine husband had just graduated from college and were focused on paying off student loan debt. They had both attended private schools and had sizeable loans. Then three months after the wedding, the couple found out they were pregnant with their first child.

The first year of their marriage, says Attiyya, was a balancing act between paying down debt and saving for the future.

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Building a Six-Figure Savings While Enjoying Life

Does the idea of saving up hundreds of thousands of dollars seem impossible? How about doing it while still living an enjoyable lifestyle?

For military spouse Martina and her husband, an E-5 in the Navy, accumulating a six-figure savings has become a reality. One might think that in order to save this much, it would take a great deal of sacrificing and forgoing a certain quality of life, but Martina and her husband would disagree. “Over the past few years (about five), we've managed to save almost $120,000 while mostly living on one income. We've learned so much about easy ways to save money and live a good life,” shares Martina.

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