Blogger Resources

Military Saves is excited to work with guest bloggers all year long. We appreciate you taking the time to find out more information about us and the Department of Defense's financial readiness call-to-action.

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Here's how you can blog about Military Saves year-round.

  • Reference the Military Saves partner packets and savings themes. We offer year-round resource packets, which include a personal savings spin on an array of military-related financial topics. The partner resource packets are released every six to eight weeks. Military Saves encourage bloggers and organizations to use these packets to stay in-front of the saving message all year. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the distribution list. In addition, the packets will updated on this page. You may use these partner packets to inform your own blogs or guest blogs about personal savings and financial readiness!

  • Guest blog: Submit blogs or articles to Military Saves (read guidelines below)

  • Within blogs, please:

Military Saves Social Media:

Blog: www.militarysaves.org/blog
Twitter: https://twitter.com/militarysaves
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MilitarySaves

General submission guidelines for blogs:

Blog posts and newsletter articles may take the form of either short tips or longer stories (400-600 words in length).

    • Be sure to include tips or goals our readers can work toward, such as saving for retirement, building an emergency fund, investing in savings, bonds, etc.
    • Bullet points and headings lend visual interest, and links to outside resources are encouraged.
    • Unfortunately, we cannot promote specific brands, businesses, or products, so please keep it generic.
    • Please provide name, title, and organization (if applicable) of the person who should receive credit for the submission.
    • Military Saves reserves the right to edit content for clarity and length.

Military Saves Editorial Themes 2018

Release Month Theme (based on NDA Financial Literacy Touch Points)
April 2018 Savings Basics
July 2018 Saving & PCS Moves & Deployment
October 2018 Saving & Transition
November 2018 America/Military Saves Tax Time Toolkit
December 2018 America/Military Saves Week Toolkit
January 2019 Saving & Military Career Transitions &
Major Life Events

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Partner Resource Packets

Want to share savings messages?

Our Partner Resources Packets include blog, social media, and other content.

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Tip of the Day

  • Develop a long-term plan for financial readiness by creating financial goals and striving for milestones. Positive outcomes usually start with a goal and a vision. http://ow.ly/sCvQQ

Saver Stories View all »

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.

Then I decided I'd had enough of living paycheck to paycheck and worrying about money all the time.

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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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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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