Blogger Resources

Military Saves is excited to work with guest bloggers all year long. We appreciate you taking the time to find out more information about us and the Department of Defense's financial readiness call-to-action.

For more information about Military Saves, please click here. Please feel free to contact Military Saves at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. any time with questions.

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

  • Reference the Military Saves partner packets and savings themes. We offer year-round resource packets, which include a personal savings spin on an array of military-related financial topics. The partner resource packets are released every six to eight weeks. Military Saves 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. You may use these partner packets to inform your own blogs or guest blogs about personal savings and financial readiness!

  • Guest blog: Submit blogs or articles to Military Saves (read guidelines below)

  • Within blogs, please:

Military Saves Social Media:

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/militarysaves
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MilitarySaves

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 (400-600 words in length).

    • Be sure to include tips 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.

Military Saves Blog Themes 2016

  1. Deployment 
  2. PCS Moves & Home Ownership 
  3. Military Millennials 
  4. Retirement/Military Transitions 
  5. Managing Debt 
  6. Holiday Spending & Saving 
  7. Tax Time & Year-End Saving 
  8. Military Saves Week/Automatic Savings 

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Tip of the Day

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Partner Resource Packets

Want to share savings messages?

Our Partner Resources Packets include a guest post, social media content, and more.

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Saver Stories View all »

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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One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

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.

Then I decided I'd had enough of living paycheck to paycheck and worrying about money all the time.

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Building Wealth by Setting Goals

My name is Allison Mecadon and I’m a Youth Coordinator with the Virginia National Guard Youth Program. My husband, Tom, is an M-Day Army National Guard Member (an M-Day member is one who performs weekend drill, but is not on full-time duty).

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