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

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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Savers Pledge Leads to Savings Success

My name is Rob and I am a Staff Sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. My financial success is a huge result of the Military Saves Campaign.

My journey began five years ago after marrying my wife, Lisa. We entered our marriage with no savings plan in sight, carrying debt and living in a tiny apartment. After seeing an advertisement for Military Saves, we decided to grab the reigns of our finances and implement a positive financial plan.

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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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