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Military Saves Week is a perfect opportunity for servicemembers and their families to take a look at their financial health and find ways to increase their savings and build wealth.
As a supporter of Military Saves Week, NCUA encourages all those who serve our country to begin the process of improving their own financial futures by setting clear and obtainable savings goals.
With easy to use tools, and quick tips on how to start the journey to a better financial future, credit unions and NCUA work hand-in-hand to improve the financial well-being of those who serve our country.
Are You a Member of a Credit Union?
During this special week, credit unions will encourage their servicemembers to make smart saving decisions by:
Ready to Start Saving? Here are 3 Easy Steps to Get You Started:
Set a Goal. What do you want to save for? (School, car, home, paying off debt).
Make a Plan. How much do you need to save? How long will it take you? Contact your local credit union. Many offer free financial counseling to help develop a plan.
Save Automatically. Talk to your credit union about setting up automatic transfers into your savings account. Many employers also offer ways to have your pay automatically deposited into a savings account.