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  • Written by Guest Blogger | April 16, 2014

    Saving for a car? Here's an infographic that might help. - More tips at http://www.militarysaves.org/for-savers/set-a-goal-what-to-save-for/save-for-a-car http://ow.ly/i/5bOdh

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  • 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fall Prey to the Payday Loan Trap

    Written by April Crews | April 17, 2014

    Payday loans can set you up for debt that can come back to haunt you later, especially if you take out more than you can truly afford to pay back.  It can be difficult for someone on a fixed budget to pay back these expensive loans in just two weeks, which is generally the amount of time given to repay such loans.  If you’ve considered resorting to a payday loan to pay off an emergency expense, consider the following before doing so:

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  • 3 Ways to Celebrate Financial Literacy Month

    Written by Katie Bryan | April 16, 2014

    America Saves celebrates National Financial Literacy Month, recognized in April, by sharing three ways individuals can take financial action by saving money, reducing debt, and building wealth.

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  • Nine Tips to Help You Better Understand Your Credit

    Written by Guest Blogger | April 15, 2014

    The following post comes from the USA.gov blog.  Find them at http://blog.usa.gov/

    Making financial decisions can be confusing and overwhelming, to the point that you do nothing to prepare for your financial future. But this Financial Literacy Month, we’re helping you understand finance basics so you can make money decisions with confidence.

    Step one is understanding your credit. Use these tools and resources to pull your credit report for free and understand how money decisions you make impact your credit.

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One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

We all know its not easy to get out of debt once you in over your head. But it can be done with the sound advice and support that the Military Saves program offers. I am a testament to that. I was a recently divorced, single mother. Like many people I had credit card debt, a car loan, bad credit, and a low income job that never seemed to be enough to put food on the table.

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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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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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