#MSW19 Daily Theme: Save with a plan

Tammy G. Bruzon · 25 February 2019

#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save for the unexpected

Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 February 2019

#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save the easy way...automatically

Tammy G. Bruzon · 26 February 2019

#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save the extra

Tammy G. Bruzon · 01 March 2019

#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save to retire

Tammy G. Bruzon · 28 February 2019

Save to retire

Tammy G. Bruzon · 28 February 2019

Watch the Military Saves Week 2019 Video

Tammy G. Bruzon · 14 January 2019

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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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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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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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