Appreciate Dad without Breaking the Bank: Five Thrifty Father's Day Gift Ideas

Alecia Blair · 15 June 2017

Build a Strong Financial Foundation During Military Saves Week 2017

Alecia Blair · 08 February 2017

Building a Six-Figure Savings While Enjoying Life

Benjamin Moss · 13 November 2020

Challenge Yourself to Save Big This Year with These 3 Fun Ways to Save

Alecia Blair · 14 January 2015

Challenge Yourself to Save, Military Millennials

Alecia Blair · 05 July 2016

Deployment: More Reasons to Save, and More Options Too!

Alecia Blair · 20 March 2015

Five Bad Reasons to Jump Into Real Estate for Active Duty Military

Alecia Blair · 28 April 2015

Five End of Year Savings Tips

Lani Poblete · 29 November 2017

Five Tips to Tackle Military Transition Challenges

Alecia Blair · 23 August 2016

From Shopaholic to Saver

Alan Germani · 13 January 2021

Lost Your Savings Habit?

Alecia Blair · 30 July 2015

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

Alecia Blair · 25 March 2015

New Partner Resource Packet Features Military Millennials & Savings: Download Now!

Alecia Blair · 13 June 2016

New Partner Resource Packet: Holiday Saving and Spending

· 28 October 2014

New Savings Goal Calculator Available on Investor.gov

Alecia Blair · 06 July 2017

New Year's Saving Resolution #1: Get Out Of Debt

Alecia Blair · 24 December 2014

New Year's Saving Resolution #2: Save Automatically

Alecia Blair · 31 December 2014

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

Alecia Blair · 08 January 2015

Operation Military Family Summer Savings Audit

Tammy G. Bruzon · 10 August 2018

Part 3: Build a Foundation for Your Child's Money Skills Today

Alecia Blair · 09 December 2014

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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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Living the Dream: This Military Couple Retired Early

“Continuous dedication to financial peace pays off,” shares military couple, Denise and Jim. They would know, because at ages 52 and 53, they are already retired. The couple enjoyed life as an Army family for 32 and a half years and started planning for retirement decades ago. Denise shares, “We are not working a paid job, but are volunteering and meeting some personal fitness goals and enjoying some time together after many years spent geographically apart. It can be done!”

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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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