By the Military Saves Campaign Team
Another Military Saves Week has concluded, and we would like to extend our sincere thanks to the more than 700 organizations who participated and the more than 25,000 Military Savers who took the Military Saves Pledge!
Right on the heels of Military Saves Week is National Consumer Protection Week 2015, which takes place March 1-7. To find consumer tips and free materials from government and private organizations, visit ncpw.gov.
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate
Have you heard? It’s Military Saves Week 2015! If you’re tuned into social media, your installation’s community service organization or financial readiness program, you’ve probably heard about the week and taking the Military Saves Pledge. You might be asking yourself why you should take the pledge. Here are three reasons why taking the Military Saves Pledge is worth your time.
Military Saves Week (#MSW2015) is next week, Feb. 23-28, 2015! Now is the perfect time to take the Military Saves Pledge, a call to action to "Set a goal. Make a plan. Save Automatically!" to build wealth. Find helpful blog articles and tips by financial leaders in the February 2015 Military Saves Newsletter.
By Kisha A. Taylor, Writer/Editor, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
This year, Military Saves Week is February 23-28, and the theme is, “Set a goal. Make a plan. Save automatically!” Saving money is not always easy, but the Federal Government offers two programs to make saving easier for military service members: the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Savings Deposit Program (SDP).