National Guard Summer Savings Campaign

Welcome to the National Guard Summer Savings Drive part of the 2013 Military Saves Campaign.

Thank you for taking the time to find out how we can work together to persuade, motivate, and encourage National Guard families to save money every month and promote automatic savings.

We appreciate your involvement with the Summer Savings Drive and would like to hear from you.  Please click here to let us know about your promotions and provide feedback about the Drive. ~Thank you!

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This Summer Savings Campaign is an opportunity for your organization to:

  • Feature the services you provide Guard families build wealth.
  • Share important savings messaging with this special community.
  • Join Military Saves, a Department of Defense-wide effort, to encourage National Guard families to save.

Take the Military Saves pledge and encourage others to do the same.

Download Kits:

  • Participation Kit (PDF) (Word)
  • Digital Communications Resource Kit (PDF) (Word)

Quick Links to Campaign Materials:

Organization Participation Guidelines

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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 »

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.

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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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One Sailor's Course to Financial Freedom

We all know its not easy to get out of debt once you in over your head. But it can be done with the sound advice and support that the Military Saves program offers. I am a testament to that. I was a recently divorced, single mother. Like many people I had credit card debt, a car loan, bad credit, and a low income job that never seemed to be enough to put food on the table.

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