Finance/Money Guest Blogs

5 Ways to Get You Saving This Year

By Andia Dinesen, AFC® VP Communications and Operations Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) January is a perfect time for service members and their families to perform a financial check-up and determine if saving more money should be one of your New Year’s resolutions. Is it debt you need to pay down or areContinue Reading “5 Ways to Get You Saving This Year”


Your Top Money Questions… Answered!

  A few weeks ago we asked readers what some of their top money questions were that they needed answered. We are thrilled to have Certified Financial Planner, JJ Montanaro from USAA to help us answer your top money questions. Your Top Money Questions… Answered! QUESTION: How do you determine whether to refinance a conventionalContinue Reading “Your Top Money Questions… Answered!”


Don’t Spend Your Money like Congress

My husband and I have always been a frugal couple. We plan our money carefully and we don’t spend what we don’t have (ahem, Congress). We are known as the “boring couple” to our friends and family because we will often turn down extravagant vacation opportunities or dinners out. We would much rather keep ourContinue Reading “Don’t Spend Your Money like Congress”