#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

  • The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans. Sign up or get more info at tsp.gov

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Building Wealth by Setting Goals

My name is Allison Mecadon and I’m a Youth Coordinator with the Virginia National Guard Youth Program. My husband, Tom, is an M-Day Army National Guard Member (an M-Day member is one who performs weekend drill, but is not on full-time duty).

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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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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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