Military Saves Week Tip – Friday

Plan gift-giving in advance.  That will give you time to decide on the most thoughtful gifts, which usually are not the most expensive ones.

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Assess clothing for quality and price.  An inexpensive shirt or coat is a poor bargain if it wears out in less than a year.

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Brought to you by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Call 385-4663 today to schedule an appointment.

Military Saves Week Tip – Thursday

Give up premium cable channels.  It’s a lot cheaper to rent one film a week than watch one on premium cable channels.

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Think free outings. Check out the local parks, memorials and art galleries. Take a picnic. Go on a walk, hike or stroll.

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Brought to you by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Call 385-4663 today to schedule an appointment.

Military Saves Week Tip – Wednesday

Research free or inexpensive entertainment.  Use newspapers and websites to learn about free or low-cost museums, film, sports events.

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Be aware of your cell phone costs and how to reduce them. Understand peak calling periods, area coverage, roaming, and termination charges.

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Brought to you by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Call 385-4663 today to schedule an appointment.

Military Saves Week Tip – Tuesday

When driving, avoid fast start-ups and stops.  Over time, you will save hundreds of dollars on lower gas and maintenance costs.

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Use window coverings to block or let in sunshine.  You could easily save more than $100 annually while being more comfortable.

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Brought to you by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Call 385-4663 today to schedule an appointment.

Military Saves Week: February 26-March 2

Follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/ellsworthafrc) to see where Petunia, our Roaming Piggy bank, is traveling this week. If you guess how much money Petunia holds, you can take her and the money home!!!!! If you can’t catch her roaming around, don’t worry.  You can swing by the Airman and Family Readiness to enter your guess.

Remember to Start Small, Think Big.

For more financial tips, contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center today at 385-4663.

This Week is Military Saves Week!

MilitarySavesImage2013_400February 25-March 1 is Military Saves Week and the Ellsworth AFB Airman & Family Readiness Center is hosting a financial seminar every day from 1130-1230 at the Deployment Center Auditorium. Why not spend your lunch learning how to improve your finances? No registration is required, All seminars are FREE for the Ellsworth AFB Community!

Seminar Schedule is as follows:

Monday, 25 FEB – 11:30 AM—12:30PM
Life Insurance & Survivor Benefit Plan

Tuesday, 26 FEB – 11:30 AM—12:30PM
Investing & Thrift Savings Plan

Wednesday, 27 FEB – 11:30 AM—12:30PM
Scholarships & Financing College

Thursday, 28 FEB – 11:30 AM—12:30PM
Identity Theft & Your Credit

Friday, 1 MAR – 11:30 AM—12:30PM
What Are YOU Saving For?