#MSW17- Money Saving Tips for Military Families
We hosted a special Military Saves (#MSW17) chat on
Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat on Wednesday, March 1 at 2 p.m. ET. Military Saves, is a component of the nonprofit America Saves and a partner in the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign. It is an initiative to motivate, support, and encourage military families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth.
March 1, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET.
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The panel included: Brian Posten: Business Development Officer at Air Force Federal Credit Union; James Lander: the Director of Military Saves; : Writer for Shannon McNay Student Loan Hero; Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian and Mike Delgado: Director of Social Media at Experian.
We’re also featuring financial tips all week on Snapchat. Questions We Discussed:
Q1: What is Military Saves Week?
Q2: How can setting financial goals inspire servicemembers and their families to save?
Q3: What specific challenges do servicemembers and their families face regarding saving?
Q4: How can we encourage servicemembers who are new to managing finances focus on saving their money?
Q5: How do frequent deployments or relocations affect a servicemember’s ability to manage his/her finances?
Q6: What are some simple steps servicemembers and their families can take to start saving today?
Q7: How can servicemembers who are operating on a tight budget save money?
Q8: How can a servicemember who is carrying a lot of debt reduce debt and save?
Q9: What resources are available to service members to help them focus on their finances and saving?
Q10: Any final savings tips for servicemembers and military families?
View the Complete Tweetchat on Storify:
Set a Savings Goal via Military Saves
Make Saving Automatic via Military Saves
Pledge to Save via Military Saves
12 Easy Ways to Manage Your Finances Before, During and After a Military Deployment via WiseBread If you’ve never heard about #CreditChat, here is a brief overview:
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