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)

Military Saves Social Media:

Blog: www.militarysaves.org/blog

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 (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

  • Summer is a great time to teach your child about finance. Start with the Money as you Grow program http://moneyasyougrow.org/ 

Military Saves Week

February 24 - March 1, 2014.

An annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for servicemembers and their families to assess their own saving status.

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Partner Resource Packets

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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). Tom just got back from a 1-year deployment to Afghanistan and before that served a one year ADOS tour (Active Duty Operational Support) at Ft Belvoir.

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Regular Savings is the Key to Success

My name is Chris Strong. I joined the Air Force on 25 March, 1985. On that day, my financial life changed forever. I was introduced to saving bonds in Basic Training. Savings bonds were the big thing back then just like the Thrift Savings Plan is today. A Colonel gave us a briefing. I cannot remember his name but I can remember the 100 savings bonds he had posted to a piece of card board. He gave us a speech on the importance of saving money and how it can change your life. He inspired me to save.

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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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