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Lasting Love or Financial Distress?

by User  Mikel Van Cleve USAA  |  06-24-2016

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Did you know the average cost of a wedding in 2015 was $32,641? I just got married and trust me, you don’t have to spend anywhere near that amount to have a beautiful wedding surrounded by loved ones.

5 Ways to Pay For College

by User  Josh Andrews USAA  |  06-10-2016

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As college education gets more expensive every year, having a plan to pay for them is a financial priority.

Does the thought of following a budget make you want to cringe? Instead of thinking of it as the dirty "B word," check out these steps to discover how simple and empowering following a budget can be.

Financial woes can critically impact your mission readiness. To further complicate financial readiness plans, our military lifestyle includes frequent relocations and deployments. But our way of life doesn’t have to hinder our ability to manage family finances successfully. Whether you prefer a classroom setting, an online experience, a multimedia approach or an individual consultation in person or by phone, a wide variety of resources are available to help put you on the path to financial freedom.

Consistently overspending makes it hard to catch up financially and makes getting ahead virtually impossible. As simple as “spend less than you earn” may sound, it’s not always easy.

Skip the Hype this Holiday Season

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-05-2015

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Some key strategies will help you stay on the straight-and-narrow amidst the hype of holidays and beyond.

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