Military Saves Week Reports

Show Us Your Military Saves Week Success: Submit Photos!

You know the saying...a picture is worth a thousand words! So, if you haven't already, please submit your Military Saves Week photos and captions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . They may just be highlighted in this year's MSW Report, on this webpage or in other communications.


#MSW2016 Installation/Organization Spotlight

 

 

 

Caption: U.S. Army Garrison Miami celebrated Military Saves Week 2016 with a formal proclamation signing and financial fair. 


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Saver Stories View all »

On the Right Track to Build Wealth

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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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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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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