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Spend less than you earn. The idea sounds simple, yet 60% of Americans don’t, according to a national 2016 study on Financial Capability in the United States. That statistic may seem surprising, but considering almost half of us don’t follow a budget, maybe it’s to be expected.

If you were like me, your 2016 was crazy busy. With so much going on around the holidays, did you let a few year-end financial goals slip through the cracks? The good news is, December wasn’t your last chance to invest in an IRA. If that’s one of the things you forgot about, there is still time! Let’s look at why it’s important to invest in an IRA. Also, read to the end, and you will be rewarded w...

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, the prime rate increased to 3.75% as a result of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee actions. What does this mean for USAA members?

Happy Veterans' Day! Through your sacrifice, you’ve earned benefits that can provide you and your family best-in-class care — and that can save you money.

What Zombie Shows Can Teach Us About Attacking Debt

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  10-14-2016

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It's October, a fine time for Zombie shows to show up in theaters or open up on TV. And perhaps an opportunity to take some lessons learned from that genre of entertainment and apply it to knocking out our own nemesis: debt.

Budgeting on the Post-9/11 GI Bill Stipend

by User  Ingrid Bruns USAA  |  09-02-2016

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Could you afford to go to school and budget yourself to live on the Post-9/11 GI Bill stipend? Consider these potential expenses when creating your back-to-school budget.

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