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  • Written by Guest Blogger | April 11, 2014

    For help with your #taxes, download the #IRS #tax guide just for #military members http://ow.ly/C7vQB

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  • Earned Income Tax Credit: What Military Families Should Know

    Written by Laura Roler | January 29, 2015

    By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow

    Many people find themselves heading into tax season with dread. The numbers, the paperwork, the possibility that you could owe MORE money can be a headache, and you may find yourself wondering how the hassle could be worth it. However, taking some extra time to investigate your tax options could pay off in the short- and long-term. Read on to find out if the Earned Income Tax Credit is a benefit you can use.

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  • Download the #MSW2015 Digital Communication Resource Kit Today!

    Written by Alecia Blair | January 28, 2015

    Military Saves Week is just under four weeks away, and organizations can now download and use the Military Saves Week Digital Communications Resource Kit!

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  • Retiring? Consider These Tips For Smart Management of Retirement Income & Taxation

    Written by Guest Blogger | January 27, 2015

    By FINRA Investor Education Foundation

    You have to pay income tax on your pension and on withdrawals from any tax-deferred investments—such as IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s and similar retirement plans, and tax-deferred annuities—in the year you take the money. The taxes that are due reduce the amount you have left to spend.

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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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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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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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