Military Saves Quarterly Meeting

Military Saves Advisory Meeting May 2016

MSW 2016 Reporting Surveys

Our next Military Saves Quarterly Meeting:
Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2016 from 1000-1300
Conference Call Number: (888) 346-3659 Passcode: 776843
Location: The FINRA Investor Education Foundation: 1735 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
Directions: FINRA is located near the Farragut North Metro Station (off of the Red Line). Metro Stations<http://www.wmata.com/>
Many thanks to Bud Schneeweis and FINRA for hosting our meeting


Military Saves Quarterly Meeting Materials, January 2016
Thursday, 14 January 2016 from 1000-1300
Military Saves Quarterly January 2016 Presentation 

 
Military Saves Quarterly Meeting Materials, October 2015
Date: Thursday, 15 October 2015 from 1000-1300

 

Previous Military Saves Quarterly Meeting Materials

May 2015 Agenda

Military Saves Week 2015 Update

Military Saves Week 2015 Installations Report

2015 Military Saves Week Army After Action Report

FINRA Foundation 2015 Military Saves Activities

Military Saves' January 2015 presentation

Military Saves' October 2014 presentation

23 July 2014

16 April 2014

15 January 2014

 

Tip of the Day

  • Use the SMART rule this Military Saves Week: Make goals Specific-Measurable-Attainable-Reasonable-Timely. More at http://ow.ly/t2Bwp

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A Plan for Success

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.

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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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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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