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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Signs Memorandum Proclaiming Military Saves Week

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· 26 February 2018

Create a Good Habit this Military Saves Week: Pledge to Take Financial Action

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· 27 February 2014

Download the #MSW2015 Digital Communication Resource Kit Today!

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Emergency Savings

· 26 February 2018

Focus on One Reachable Goal for Military Saves Week

· 04 February 2014

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· 28 February 2018

Investing vs. Paying Off Debt

· 01 March 2018

Involve Your Kids this Military Saves Week!

· 13 February 2014

Make 2014 Your Year to Save

· 28 January 2014

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· 25 February 2018

Making a Resolution to Save!

· 21 January 2014

Meet the 2017 Recipients of the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence

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Meet the 2018 Military Saves Week Savings Champions

Madeline Daniels · 12 June 2018

Meet the 2018 recipients of the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence

Darlene Aderoju · 30 May 2018

Military Banks Encourage Personal Savings in the Military Community; Offer Incentives, Specials and Promotions!

· 18 February 2014

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Money on the Side

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- A colonel in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command has money on his mind.

Army Col. George Fields, the Chief of Intelligence, or G2, has been teaching a free "Managing Your Money" class here in his spare time. More than 400 students have attended his six week-long class to learn more about increasing their own finances.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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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.

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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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