In the News

The following are articles about Military Saves across the country, and across the globe.

2019

Publicnow - Department Announces America and Military Saves Week is February 25th to March 2nd (2/19/2019)
Publicnow - Military Saves Week: Commissaries support Focus On Financial Readiness (2/15/2019)
DVIDS - Learn Healthy Saving Habits During Military Saves Week (2/13/2019)
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Cuinsight.com - New Horizons Credit Union participates in National America & Military Saves Week (2/1/2019)
DVIDS - MCIPAC Commanding General Signs Military Saves Month Proclamation (1/21/2019)

2018

Military One Source - Military Saves Week: Invest in Your Future (4/3/2018)
Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance - TDCI Encourages Tennesseans to Take Savings Pledge During Military Saves Week (2/28/2018)
Marine Corps Times - 6 Ways to Jump-Start Your Savings During Military SavesWeek (2/28/2018)
Military Consumer - Military Saves Week: Set a Goal. Make a plan. Save automatically (2/26/2018)
U.S. Army - Bank on it: Military Saves Week Encourages Saving over Spending (2/23/2018)

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On the Right Track to Build Wealth

My name is Robina Wahl, and I am a military wife and a veteran. Although I am fairly new to the Military Saves Campaign, the message to “Build Wealth, Not Debt” reassured me that my husband and I were on the right track and doing the right things.

I have always been pretty responsible when it comes to saving and living within my means, but I was not prepared for the unpredictable employment lifestyle of being a Reservist and military spouse.

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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.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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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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