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Written by Guest Blogger | March 7, 2014
Make sure your financial adviser’s title is accredited, and that the adviser is qualified through a training program that holds its members to strict ethical standards.
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Written by April Crews | March 6, 2014
Last week Military Saves and partnering organizations, installations and financial institutions participated in Military Saves Week 2014. Military Saves Week provided the military community with incentivized savings products, workshops and events to encourage servicemembers to become military savers. Military Saves manned a table at the Pentagon Financial Readiness Fair, conducted with several of our partner organizations to encourage servicemembers and DoD civilians to take the Military Saves pledge. Through social media, we also informed military savers about incentivized financial products, financial workshops and community events that were being held specifically for servicemembers, their spouses their children.Read more...
Written by April Crews | February 27, 2014
Credit unions around the country that serve military servicemembers and their families will hold several types of events in celebration of Military Saves Week. Events planned include financial wellness seminars and luncheons, raffles, and races. Additionally credit unions will offer savings products including gifts for signing up for a Military Saves bank account, special interest rates when signing up for direct deposit, giveaways, and more. Below is a summary of a few of the great events and promotions being held by credit unions this Military Saves Week:Read more...
Written by April Crews | February 19, 2014
By Amy Maliga, Take Charge America
Few things can derail your plans to save money more quickly than impulse buying. And it doesn’t have to be a large purchase, either. A few small, unplanned purchases a week can really add up. Before you know it, the money you’d planned to save for the month is gone and you have very little to show for it. Impulse buying can be a hard habit to break. Here are some tips to help you control the urge to buy on impulse:Read more...