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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 28, 2013

    Set a goal, make a plan, #save automatically - pledge to save today!  http://ow.ly/ksLWb

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  • Five Tips to Avoid the Financial Stress of a PCS Move: Part 1

    Written by Alecia Blair | May 21, 2015

    By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate

    Spring has sprung, and permanent change of station (PCS) season is in full swing! If you’re among the one-third of active servicemembers who receive PCS orders each year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), then you are very aware of the financial costs of these moves that can stress even the most frugal of military families.

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  • Permanent Change of Station & Military Spouses—Closing the Income Gap

    Written by Guest Blogger | May 19, 2015

    By: FINRA Investor Education Foundation Staff

    Active duty military personnel make permanent change of station (PCS) moves about every two to four years. PCS expenses—such as the high cost of temporary lodging, meals, vehicle maintenance costs, fees for boarding pets and housing transaction costs—can eat into tight budgets.

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  • Changing Where You Stay? Update Your TSP Account In MyPay

    Written by Guest Blogger | May 12, 2015

    By Kisha A. Taylor, Writer/Editor, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 

    Think about it: How many times has your address changed since you’ve started contributing to the TSP? If you’re like many of your fellow military members, you’ve probably PCS’d more than a few times.

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Making Savings a Part of Marriage

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Capt. Rob Eckhardt is the first to admit that he hasn’t always been responsible with money. But less than 10 years after a rocky start to saving, Eckhardt reports that he and his wife are free from credit card debt, have a down payment on a home, and are saving regularly for retirement. And, as the Military Saves representative for his Air Force squadron, he’s helping others make similar progress.

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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

Written by Super User | October 13, 2011

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

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.

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