Changing Where You Stay? Update Your TSP Account In MyPay

Alecia Blair · 12 May 2015

Combat Changes in Your Paycheck with Battle-Hardened Transition and Emergency Funds

Alecia Blair · 25 April 2017

Decision Making: Living On or Off Base

· 22 July 2014

Financial Tips for Your Next PCS Move

Reid Frankhauser · 17 May 2019

Five Tips to Avoid the Financial Stress of a PCS Move: Part 1

Alecia Blair · 21 May 2015

Five Tips to Avoid the Financial Stress of a PCS Move: Part 2

Alecia Blair · 25 May 2015

Five Ways to Reduce Financial Pressure During a PCS

Alecia Blair · 26 April 2016

Gearing Up for a PCS This Summer? Give Your Finances a Check-Up

· 01 April 2013

How to Make Sure You Have a Smooth Move

· 06 March 2013

How to Overcome Unexpected Expenses When Moving Overseas

· 28 March 2013

How to Save Money When You Move with the Military

Reid Frankhauser · 26 April 2019

Military Life – PCS for Homeowners

Alecia Blair · 18 April 2017

Military Spouses and Moving

Reid Frankhauser · 10 May 2019

New Partner Resource Packet Now Available: PCS Moves

Alecia Blair · 21 April 2016

PCS Coming? Ask Yourself These Money Questions

Alecia Blair · 05 May 2015

PCS Costs and How to Manage Them

Reid Frankhauser · 07 May 2019

Permanent Change of Station & Military Spouses—Closing the Income Gap

· 19 May 2015

Planting Roots after a Military Retirement: Five Factors to Consider Now

· 18 September 2014

Servicemembers: 5 Ways to Protect Your Home

· 04 June 2015

The Tale of Two Rentals: How to compare your rental options during a PCS

Alecia Blair · 03 May 2017

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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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Making Saving Automatic Leads to Personal Success

Ryan’s savings journey started when he was an active duty airman. Frequent deployments and temporary duty assignments gave him the opportunity to save. By the time he transitioned out of active duty, he had built up a healthy rainy-day fund and had started to aggressively save for retirement.

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How Smart Financial Decisions Can Create Opportunities 

Written by Stephen Ross, America Saves Program Coordinator | November 22, 2019

Of the many stories Military Saves shares, most describe how someone was in dire straits financially and worked their way out of it with the help of Military Saves. This time we want to highlight a different kind of story. This is a story about how responsible financial decisions can build on one another to create opportunities you thought only the super-rich enjoy.

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