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:

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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 (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

  • Use the SMART rule this Military Saves Week: Make goals Specific-Measurable-Attainable-Reasonable-Timely. More at http://ow.ly/t2Bwp

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 »

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.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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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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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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