How to Prepare for Getting Caught in the Middle of the "Sandwich"

· 21 May 2013

I’m Still Young, Why Does Everyone Keep Bugging Me About Retirement?

· 16 September 2013

I’m Still Young, Why Does Everyone Keep Bugging Me About Retirement?

Alecia Blair · 18 June 2015

Is Roth Right for Me?

Alecia Blair · 03 March 2016

Know Your Limits: Contribution Limits and Your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Account

· 24 September 2013

Last Minute Advice for Generation Y

· 12 June 2013

Life After Retirement: Will You Have Enough?

Lila Quintiliani · 18 April 2019

Make 2016 an Olympic Year for Savings

Alecia Blair · 23 February 2016

Military and Mid-Career? It’s Never Too Late to Start Saving

Alecia Blair · 13 October 2015

Military Retirement and Your TSP

Alecia Blair · 04 August 2015

Military Saves Celebrates National Save for Retirement Week 2016 and You Should, Too!

Alecia Blair · 17 October 2016

Military Service Members "Immediate Actions" for Financial Success

Darlene Aderoju · 04 October 2018

Military? Millennial? Now is the Best Time to Contribute to Your TSP

Alecia Blair · 25 June 2015

my Social Security is your Social Security

· 12 May 2014

New Savings Theme: Retirement

· 16 September 2013

New Year's Saving Resolution #3: Save for Retirement

Alecia Blair · 08 January 2015

Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement?

· 17 September 2014

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

· 18 September 2014

Retirement Dreaming

· 02 September 2013

Retirement Options for the Reserve Component

· 26 September 2014

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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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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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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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