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Show Me the Money: Military Saves Week is Here!

Military Saves Week 2019 is here, well, in a few days… Every year, military installations and organizations around the world join forces to motivate, support, and encourage service members and military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth through a week of financial focus and education. Since 2007, more than 300,000 savers haveContinue Reading “Show Me the Money: Military Saves Week is Here!”

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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”

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Don’t Spend Your Money like Congress

Sponsored post. 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 ratherContinue Reading “Don’t Spend Your Money like Congress”

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Money Talks with the Family: Why They Matter

The average gross income of an American family is $71,258 (IRS) with a household debt of $132,529 (Federal Reserve). Nearly two-thirds of American families struggle to come up with $1,000 in an emergency (NORC Center for Public Affairs Research) while 77 million Americans or 35% of adults with a credit line owe an average ofContinue Reading “Money Talks with the Family: Why They Matter”