Military Saves Quarterly Meeting

Our next Military Saves Quarterly Meeting: 

Date: Thursday, 14 May 2015 from 1000-1300

Conference Call Number: (888) 346-3659, passcode: 776843

Location: FINRA Foundation: 1735 K Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20006

DIRECTIONS: FINRA is located one block west of Farragut Square. Metro Stations

Many thanks to Bud Schneeweis and the FINRA Foundation for hosting our meeting!


Meeting materials available for download:

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 Quarterly Meeting Minutes, Washington DC

Military Saves' January 2015 presentation

Military Saves' October 2014 presentation

23 July 2014

16 April 2014

15 January 2014

 

 

 

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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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Airman Succeeds Through Dedication to Building Wealth Not Debt

I came into the Air Force at 23 years old in 1993 with about 12 outstanding bills (hospital bills, car loan, car insurance, school loans, credit cards, etc.). You name it, I had the bill. Thanks to the Family Support Center, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, and many other sources, I now have no outstanding bills.

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