Military Saves Meetings

Military Saves Virtual Partner Update: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Agenda and Presentation
Recording of MSW 2019 Planning Committee Meeting


Military Saves Virtual Partner Update: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Agenda and Presentation
Recording of Virtual Partner Update

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. EST
Where: FINRA Foundation will be hosting this meeting at the FINRA Visitor Center:
1735 K Street NW, Washington DC
The offices are equidistant from Metro Lines and stations:
Red Line - Farragut North Station
Orange/Blue/Silver Line - Farragut West Station

Call-in information was available for remote attendees: 

Agenda
Presentation
MSW 2018 Activity Report

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Thursday, January 18, 2018
When: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST
Where: Consumer Federation of America, 1620 I Street NW, Building Conference Room - Lower level
Call-in information was available for remote attendees

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Thursday, October 5, 2017
When: Thursday, October 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST
Where: Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the Constitution Center*, 400 7th Street, SW (L'Enfant Plaza, 7th & D exit)
Call-in information was available for remote attendees

* Please remember to bring your ID to get through building security.
Presentation for October 2017 Advisory Meeting

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST
Where: FINRA Foundation, 1725 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
Presentation for May 2017 Advisory Meeting

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: February 1, 2017
When: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST
Where: Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC): 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 600, South Building, Washington, DC 20004 (Main Entrance Pennsylvania Ave.)
Directions: DCUC is located near the Navy Memorial/Archives Station (Yellow/Green Line) on the Metro
Many thanks to Arty Arteaga and DCUC for hosting.

Military Saves Advisory Meeting February 2017

 

 

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