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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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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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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