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

Alecia Blair · 25 March 2015

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

Alecia Blair · 25 June 2015

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

· 30 January 2013

Question from a Military Saver – Have you Examined your Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) Lately?

· 06 June 2012

Retirement Options for the Reserve Component

· 26 September 2014

Saving for Retirement: How to Avoid Financial Procrastination

· 13 February 2013

Saving for Retirement: TSP Contribution Allocations and Interfund Transfers

· 15 August 2012

Seamless Saving with the TSP

Alecia Blair · 18 February 2016

Sign Up and Save with the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

· 24 June 2014

Supplement Your Retirement by Setting It on Autopilot

· 16 October 2014

Supplement Your Retirement by Setting it On Autopilot Today

Alecia Blair · 23 July 2015

The TSP vs. the SDP: Don’t Let the Letters Confuse You

Alecia Blair · 18 February 2015

The TSP: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Alecia Blair · 24 November 2015

There’s More to the TSP than the G Fund

· 10 September 2013

Three Things to Know When You Have Two TSP Accounts

Benjamin Moss · 19 December 2019

Three Ways to Add $100,000 to Your TSP Retirement Account

Alecia Blair · 25 February 2016

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Roth Option

· 27 November 2012

Tools You'll Want to Use from the TSP

· 13 December 2012

What's So Great About the TSP?

Alecia Blair · 21 June 2016

Your Thrift Savings Plan Is Not a Christmas Club

· 05 November 2013

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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.


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.


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.”