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Lost Your Savings Habit?

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Written by Guest Blogger · 30 July 2015

The following post comes from the America Saves blog.

By Joanne Seymour Kuster 

The power of saving is underestimated.

Unfortunately, several years of dismal interest rates on savings accounts has caused many consumers to ignore the benefits of learning to be a saver. Even some who regularly socked away something have abandoned their steady savings habit. What’s the point?

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SEC and CFPB issue Bulletin on Diminished Financial Capacity

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Written by Guest Blogger · 28 July 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans issued an investor bulletin, Planning for Diminished Capacity and Illness.

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Guest Blogger | April 29, 2014

    It's important to know your #credit score and what's on your credit report. Find out why it matters: http://ow.ly/whNQl 

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

Written by Super User | April 16, 2013

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

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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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60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

Written by Super User | November 26, 2010

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy. Jonathan Harrington, Personal Financial Counselor for the MA Guard & Reserve, created the Youth Saves program to fit into the Military Youth Saves (www.militarysaves.org) theme which encourages kids and teens to develop good savings habits at a young age.

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