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 | March 13, 2014

    Start an emergency fund by saving $10/week or $40/month to save $500 by the end of the year

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Involving Kids in Family Finances

Written by | April 19, 2019


One of the best lessons we can share with our kids is about money. By middle school, kids should have a good understanding of how money works as well as the importance of saving.


Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Written by Super User | May 24, 2019

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.”


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.