Military Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate
Have you heard? It’s Military Saves Week 2015! If you’re tuned into social media, your installation’s community service organization or financial readiness program, you’ve probably heard about the week and taking the Military Saves Pledge. You might be asking yourself why you should take the pledge. Here are three reasons why taking the Military Saves Pledge is worth your time.
Military Saves Week (#MSW2015) is next week, Feb. 23-28, 2015! Now is the perfect time to take the Military Saves Pledge, a call to action to "Set a goal. Make a plan. Save Automatically!" to build wealth. Find helpful blog articles and tips by financial leaders in the February 2015 Military Saves Newsletter.
By Kisha A. Taylor, Writer/Editor, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
This year, Military Saves Week is February 23-28, and the theme is, “Set a goal. Make a plan. Save automatically!” Saving money is not always easy, but the Federal Government offers two programs to make saving easier for military service members: the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Savings Deposit Program (SDP).
By Federal Trade Commission's Campaign on Tax ID Theft, originally posted on the America Saves blog.
It’s that time of year—tax time. It’s also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams.
Here are two ways tax scammers might target you:
By Andia Dinesen, AFC ®, VP Communications and Operations, Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA)
Military Saves Week, Feb. 23-28, is almost upon us! Since 2007, the last week of February presents an opportunity for servicemembers, their families, and the entire Department of Defense community to focus on saving.