Military Saves Advisory Meetings

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 for remote attendees: 
Dial in:            800-519-4276
Pass code:       6038232#

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 for remote attendees: 515-739-1407; passcode: 590864

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 for remote attendees: 515-739-1407; passcode: 590864

* 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
Call-in information for remote attendees: 888-346-3659; passcode: 776843

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

 

Previous Military Saves Advisory Meeting Materials


Military Saves Advisory Meeting: October 27, 2016
When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Military Saves Advisory Meeting October 2016
Military Savers Survey 2016 Highlights
USAAEF Command Your Cash

Military Saves Advisory Meeting: May 24, 2016
When: Tuesday, 24 May 2016 from 1000-1300
Military Saves Advisory Board Meeting May 2016
MSW 2016 Reporting Surveys

Military Saves Advisory Meeting Materials: January 14, 2016
When: Thursday, 14 January 2016 from 1000-1300
Military Saves Quarterly January 2016 Presentation 

 

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