Blogger Resources

We want to work with guest bloggers year-round!

We appreciate you taking the time to find out more information about us and get involved in this Department of Defense-wide call to action of automatic savings!

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Here's how you can blog about Military Saves year-round.

We offer year-round resource packets which include a saving spin on an array of financial topics.  After Military Saves Week each year in February we produce these kits about every six weeks.  We encourage bloggers and organizations to use these packets to stay 'in-front' of the saving message all year. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the distribution list. In addition, the packets will updated on this page.

All year long you can remind your followers to:

  • Take Action: Motivate your audience to take the Military Saves Pledge!
  • Share our Messages: Encourage your audience to Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.
  • Guest blog:  Submit blogs or articles to Military Saves (read guidelines below)


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General submission guidelines for Blogs and e-Newsletter articles:

Blog posts and newsletter articles may take the form of either short tips or longer stories (300-600 words in length).

    • Be sure to include ideas or goals our readers can work toward, such as saving for retirement, building an emergency fund, investing in savings, bonds, etc.
    • Bullet points and headings lend visual interest and links to outside resources are encouraged.
    • Unfortunately, we cannot promote specific brands, businesses, or products, so please keep it generic.
    • Please provide name, title, and organization (if applicable) of the person who should receive credit for the submission.
    • Military Saves reserves the right to edit content for clarity and length.

 

Tip of the Day

  • 33% of Americans spend more than they earn. The first step to eliminating #debt is to stop borrowing & make a budget.

Partner Resource Packets

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Money on the Side

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- A colonel in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command has money on his mind.

Army Col. George Fields, the Chief of Intelligence, or G2, has been teaching a free "Managing Your Money" class here in his spare time. More than 400 students have attended his six week-long class to learn more about increasing their own finances.

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One That Almost Got Away

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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A Disciplined Approach to Saving

I just recently retired after 30 years of service with the Marine Corps. I truly enjoyed my time serving the Corps and I flourished in the disciplined environment. I also took a disciplined approach to saving. Here are some of the tactics I used-they are very low to moderate risk.

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