Tag: financial

From the Homefront: Maintaining healthy finances

Don’t click by this column because it focuses on one of those dreaded topics no one likes to talk about: finances. It’s not exciting, but it’s important. In my house, it is one of our least favorite topics. I hate talking about it. Hate it. And I know I’m not alone. But I also know that we need to be educated in our financial wellness to protect our futures.

Military Saves Week: Take the pledge!

This Military Saves Week, join the more than 180,000 people who have pledged to save by taking the Military Saves Pledge. If you have already taken the pledge, Military Saves encourages you to recommit to your savings goal and re-pledge today. Those who take the pledge are eligible for:

Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Amy Florentino

Lt. Cmdr. Amy Florentino is a key player in tracing dollar flow and piecing together the Coast Guard’s complex financial transaction network. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Joy Crabaugh. As the country moves into an increasingly austere budget environment, money-management practices are scrutinized ever more carefully. However, the Coast Guard’s organizational structure and variety

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