Military Saves Week: 5 Ways to Build an Emergency Fund

Life can be full of surprises—some good surprises, and some not so welcome ones, like when your car breaks down, the washing machine stops working, or a family member falls ill and you need to buy a last-minute airline ticket. These additional expenses can bring on unnecessary stress when you aren’t financially prepared for them. Here are five ways you can be more financially ready for those rainy days.

Military Saves Week: Simple Steps to Save Successfully

Military Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage servicemembers and military families just like yours to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. This Military Saves Week, try these five simple steps in this blog to help yourself save automatically – and successfully

Military Saves Week kicks off

Military services around the globe are providing engaging ways for individuals to save and enhance their financial readiness in celebration of Military Saves Week 2017, which runs from February 27 to March 4.

Military Saves Week: Take the pledge!

This Military Saves Week, join the more than 180,000 people who have pledged to save by taking the Military Saves Pledge. If you have already taken the pledge, Military Saves encourages you to recommit to your savings goal and re-pledge today. Those who take the pledge are eligible for:

New Consumer Action Handbook with tips for military families

The handbook has a section dedicated specifically to military families and their unique situations.

Military Saves Week: Set a goal. Make a plan. Save automatically.

Military Saves Week is an annual reminder to servicemembers and their families to think about the future, assess their personal savings status and create a plan to ensure financial security for your future. Having piece of mind about your families financial future is a critical element of personal and unit readiness.