#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save to retire

Tammy G. Bruzon · 28 February 2019

10 Money Tips for College Grads

· 27 August 2014

2017 Military Saves Survey: Unexpected expenses the top savings challenge

Lani Poblete · 12 October 2017

3 Things Generation Y Needs to Consider About Retirement

· 21 May 2013

4 Reasons to Contribute to the TSP — Despite Having a Military Pension

· 14 October 2014

5 Benefits of Paying Off a Mortgage Before Retirement

· 07 October 2013

5 Things to Do Now to Free Up More Cash for Retirement

· 25 July 2013

A Simple Guide to Planning For Retirement

Alecia Blair · 01 March 2017

Active Duty? Your Roth TSP Contributions May Stop Unless You Act

· 18 November 2014

BRS: Should I stay or should I go?

Tammy G. Bruzon · 23 October 2018

Considering A Thrift Savings Plan Rollover? Consider This.

Alecia Blair · 23 December 2014

Contributing to the TSP: A Few Simple Steps

· 18 July 2012

Don’t Squander Your “Rollover Moment”

· 18 September 2013

Earned Education Benefits: A Part of Your Retirement Plan

· 02 October 2014

Financial Strategies by Generation

Alecia Blair · 08 July 2015

Financial Strategies by Generation (for Young, Middle Aged, and Older Adults)

· 07 October 2014

Five Reasons You Should Save for Retirement Now

· 27 March 2013

Four Reasons to Contribute to the TSP—Despite Having a Military Pension

Alecia Blair · 18 August 2015

Four Simple Ways to Make Savings Automatic

Alecia Blair · 16 February 2016

Four Ways to Maximize Your Retirement through the Blended Retirement System

· 28 February 2018

Tip of the Day

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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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A Disciplined Approach to Saving

I just recently retired after 30 years of service with the Marine Corps. I truly enjoyed my time serving the Corps and I flourished in the disciplined environment. I also took a disciplined approach to saving. Here are some of the tactics I used-they are very low to moderate risk.

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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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