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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 29, 2013

    Transferring #money from #checking to #savings is the fastest way to #save $500 - $1,000 http://ow.ly/e7ClM

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  • Identity Theft in a Digital Age: Deter, Detect, Defend.

    Written by Laura Roler | October 22, 2014

    The following post comes from the America Saves blog.  Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

    By Daniel Boylan, Instructor of Finance, Ball State University

    Transunion reports that approximately 19 people become victims of identity theft every minute.

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  • You don’t have to give children an allowance—but if you do, talk about it

    Written by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2014

    The following content was provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP) 

    Giving children an allowance is a topic many parents discuss. Even within families, parents can disagree about whether it’s a good idea.

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  • Supplement Your Retirement by Setting It on Autopilot

    Written by Guest Blogger | October 16, 2014

    By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate

    Let’s face it. A military pension and social security will likely not be enough to sustain a comfortable standard of living during retirement. So, enhance your retirement savings for tomorrow by enrolling and saving automatically in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or other employer-sponsored retirement plan today.

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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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One That Almost Got Away

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

Brody Lockwood - Like a typical fledgling, I started down the track of financial indebtedness. Nineteen years old and nothing to lose. Credit - who need it? Savings - that was for older people with responsibility. Debt - my parents were in debt ergo it must be OK. When I was eligible for reenlistment, I reenlisted for a multiple of 3 worth $15K. I was happy to pay off my debt, but would I be able to stay out of debt?

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Start Small and Keep on Saving

Written by Super User | March 6, 2012

Although Major James Kenisky only recently took the Saver's Pledge, he has been living by its tenets for many years: Start Small. Think Big.

Starting Small

I want this story to help others and I am certain I am not the only one who has achieved the level of success in the military that I have.  I am just one voice.  I started saving when I became a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.

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