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Army Community Service offers “Military Saves Week”

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Army Community Service Financial Readiness Program encourages all Soldiers and Families to participate in Military Saves Week 2011.

Activities and presentations will be offered from February 22nd through February 25th to encourage our military community to save, build wealth and avoid the downward spiral of debt.

Learning and establishing positive money management habits will contribute to personal financial readiness and overall mission readiness.

Presentations will cover Saving in Tough Times, Ways to Save, and Saving and Investing. Other events include a Commissary Tour and a Financial Fair. The Saving in Tough Times Class will kick off the week and will take place from 1:00pm until 2:00pm on Tuesday, February 22nd.

On Wednesday, February 23rd find Ways to Save from 10:00am to 11:00am. A class on Saving and Investing will be held from 10:00am to 11:00am on Thursday, February 24th. Then from 1:00pm to 4:00pm join the Financial Readiness staff for a Financial Fair at the Main PX. Wrap up the week with a Commissary Tour from 8:00am to 9:00am on Friday, February 25th. All classes will be held at ACS Financial Readiness, Bldg. 5662 Screaming Eagle Blvd.

During Military Saves Week, Soldiers and Family Members will be encouraged to take “The Saver Pledge.” This Pledge is a dedication to reduce debt and build wealth while encouraging others to do the same. Learning and establishing positive money management habits will contribute to personal financial fitness and overall mission readiness.

The pledge can be taken by going online to www.militarysaves.org  or by visiting the ACS Financial Readiness Office located at 5662 Screaming Eagle Boulevard. Financial Counselors will be on hand to assist, educate, and encourage Soldiers and Family Members to become more financially secure. Adopt the “Military Saver” lifestyle and ensure you
are equipped with relevant tools and resources to become more financially secure.

For additional information on Military Saves Week, please contact ACS Financial Readiness at 270-798-5518.


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