Campaign Coordinator Participation Level Grid

Participation Levels Installation Coordination/ Outreach
Level One
  • Sign up to Participate in Military Saves Month
  • Communicate Military Saves information with Installation Commander and Enlisted Leadership.
  • Create Military Saves Month working group and include:
    • Family Readiness Center staff
    • Installation Bank/Credit Union Liaison Officer
    • Financial Institutions on the installation
  • Hold installation-wide Pledge Drive - encourage everyone to take the Military Saves Pledge.
  • Download the Campaign Coordinator Timeline
  • Coordinate financial classes about many different aspects of saving (including emergency fund and the Thrift Savings Plan.)
  • Produce and distribute Military Saves materials and information.
  • Track activities and outreach numbers.
Level Two
  • Implement all Level One coordination possibilities.
  • Add these groups/organizations to Military Saves Month working group:
    • Unit representatives (to ensure 100% contact goal)
    • Youth Center, Child Development Center and other youth leadership organizations (spouse, enlisted, officer, etc.) on the installation.
    • Public Affairs (develop an on-installation and local media engagement plan- use press release)
  • Implement all Level One messaging and participation plans.
  • Coordinate installation-wide Financial Fair.
  • Produce and distribute Military Saves materials and information in a coordinated effort with all interested parties on the installation.
  • Have installation Commander and Enlisted Leadership take the Military Saves Pledge publicly and encourage others to join them.
Level Three
  • Implement all Level One and Level Two coordination possibilities.
  • Communicate with other organizations and non-profit groups in the local community.
  • Coordinate with installation IT specialists to have Military Saves logo and information on the installation website (approved per DoDI1344.7)
  • Implement all Level One and Level Two messaging and participation plans.
  • Coordinate financial classes about savings in Units during the month.
  • Coordinate financial classes about savings in Youth Centers, Child Development Centers, and other Organizations. 

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Guest Blogger | May 2, 2014

    33% of Americans spend more than they earn. The first step to eliminating #debt is to stop borrowing & make a budget.

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Building Wealth by Setting Goals

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My name is Allison Mecadon and I’m a Youth Coordinator with the Virginia National Guard Youth Program. My husband, Tom, is an M-Day Army National Guard Member (an M-Day member is one who performs weekend drill, but is not on full-time duty).


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Written by Super User | April 16, 2013

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.