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.

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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:

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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 2019

Release Month Theme
January 2019 Military Career Transitions & Major Life Events
February 2019 Military Saves Week & Digital Toolkit
April 2019 Financial Literacy Month
May 2019 PCS Moves
June 2019 Summer Savings
August 2019 Saving for College & Paying Off Student Loan Debt

 

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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

  • Transferring #money from #checking to #savings is the fastest way to #save $500 - $1,000 >> http://ow.ly/e7ClM

Saver Stories View all »

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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A Disciplined Approach to Saving

I just recently retired after 30 years of service with the Marine Corps. I truly enjoyed my time serving the Corps and I flourished in the disciplined environment. I also took a disciplined approach to saving. Here are some of the tactics I used-they are very low to moderate risk.

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Setting a Goal Leads to Success

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

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