#MSW19 Savings Theme: Save the extra

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Alecia Blair · 27 January 2017

3 Ways to Save More Money This Tax Season

· 09 January 2018

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· 09 January 2014

Beware of These 5 Tax-Season Scams

· 14 January 2014

Don't Leave Your Money On The Table This Tax Season

Alecia Blair · 30 December 2014

Don’t leave your money on the table during this tax season!

· 18 March 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit: What Military Families Should Know

Alecia Blair · 29 January 2015

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Michael Khavari · 11 February 2019

Get SMART about Your Tax Refund This Year

Alecia Blair · 28 March 2017

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· 01 January 2014

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· 16 January 2018

Grow Your Tax Refund with Savings Bonds

· 11 March 2013

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· 25 March 2014

How Can You Save Money During Tax Time? It’s “EZ” – File the Return Yourself or Use FREE Resources

· 07 January 2014

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Lila Quintiliani · 11 March 2019

How to Protect Yourself from Tax Scams

Alecia Blair · 10 January 2017

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Alecia Blair · 05 January 2016

New Partner Resource Packet: Tax Time Saving

Alecia Blair · 05 December 2014

New Savings Theme: Saving at Tax Time

· 20 December 2013

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Regular Savings is the Key to Success

My name is Chris Strong. I joined the Air Force on 25 March, 1985. On that day, my financial life changed forever. I was introduced to saving bonds in Basic Training. Savings bonds were the big thing back then just like the Thrift Savings Plan is today. A Colonel gave us a briefing. I cannot remember his name but I can remember the 100 savings bonds he had posted to a piece of card board. He gave us a speech on the importance of saving money and how it can change your life. He inspired me to save.

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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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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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