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Thanks to summer vacations, weddings and outdoor barbecues, it's easy to take on unexpected debt from June through August. In fact, a May survey by Capital One found that 87 percent of Americans say they spend more money on socializing during the summer months than any other time.
During our first meeting, a 55-year-old couple asked, “How do you think we’re doing for people our age? Are we saving enough?” This is a good question, one I’m often asked. People want to know how they measure up. They hope to hear that they are doing better than most. In their minds, this means things are moving in the right direction. But “keeping up with the Joneses” has never been a bankable strategy. So we have to dig deeper to determine what the question is really about.
In military life, regular relocations are as common as standardized clothing and acronyms. Every household move (or PCS—permanent change of station) carries its share of uncertainty and stress, but you can make your change a more positive experience with these military moving tips.
Did you know that 47% of Americans cannot cover an emergency expense costing $400 or more? SAC Foundation understands this dire need and has an online, self-help financial education tool called KOFE to help provide basic money management fundamentals. Check out this FREE resource by clicking the link below!
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