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Savings

Hooray for Military Saves!

Hooray For Military Saves!

The USAA Educational Foundation was proud to be a part of Military Saves Week—the official kick-off for the yearlong Military Saves Campaign. More than 25,000 took the Military Saves Pledge, […]

Budget

Spending Plan Launch

Spending Plan Launch

Now that you know how much you can afford to spend in each spending plan category and still move towards your savings goals, it’s time to live your plan. Document your new […]

Budget

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Big Money Coming In

Making a spending plan isn’t just about tracking your expenses. It also means looking carefully at what you have to work with — your income. Use this checklist to think […]

Savings

How to Get 100% Savings Success Rate

How to Get 100% Savings Success Rate

The absolute most positive and painless way to save money is to make it automatic. Set up an allotment from your pay or a direct deposit from your spouse’s pay […]

Investing

What's the Rush?

What’s the Rush?

“I know, I know, I’ll get to it.” If you’ve ever thought that about investing, you’re not alone. But you’re also not right. With investing, the more time you have, […]

Investing

Find Your Mix

Find Your Mix

Smart investors don’t put all their investment eggs in one basket. Instead, they put money into a mix of different baskets when trying to … hatch some profits. When your […]

Budget

Spending Plan Analysis

Spending Plan Analysis

You’ve put a lot of time and effort into this spending plan thing. Once you’ve created a plan, try to stick to it. Don’t take on an unplanned expense unless you cut […]

Military

See How Military Activities Can Benefit Local Economies

Military Activities Can Benefit Local Economies

See How Military Activities Can Benefit Local Economies The state of Texas Comptroller’s office has introduced a new web portal at Comptroller.texas.gov/economy/economic-data/military to highlight the numerous ways that state and […]

Military

celebrate military appreciation month

Military Appreciation Month

Celebrate National Military Appreciation Month As designated by Congress, May is National Military Appreciation Month with these national observances: Loyalty Day May 1, 2015 Public Service Recognition Week May 3-9, […]

Retirement

tsp options when you leave the military

TSP Options When You Leave the Military

What should you do with your TSP when you separate from the military? Is it best to just leave it alone or should you do something else? Fortunately there are […]

Retirement

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Do You Like Retirement Vehicles?

We’re talking about investment vehicles you can use to work towards your biggest, farthest out goals like retirement…aka making work optional someday. While there may appear to be an alarming […]

Retirement

whats so great about iras

What’s So Great About IRAs?

IRA stands for Individual Retirement Arrangement. If you want to do more to invest for retirement than your employer-provided TSP, or you just want to do something different, you can […]