Each year, AMBA hosts a workshop and luncheon in Washington, DC, in conjunction with our Spring board of directors meeting, to bring together and to share ideas among our members and partners. On 5 May,…Read More
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Project Manager/Consultant, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow Permanent change of station (PCS) moves, temporary duty (TDY), deployment—all of these major changes are a constant in military life. While a…Read More
Tripler Fisher House Presentation – AFFN Thank You Cards
March 6, 2017
Pictured outside the Fisher House (from left): Vince Barfield, Timothy S. Sloan (command sergeant major, Tripler Army Medical Center), Anita Clingerman (manager, Fisher House), Andrew M. Barr (colonel, hospital commander, Tripler Army Medical Center) and…Read More
FINRA Military Spouse Fellowship – Applications Open!
March 2, 2017
On March 1, 2017, the application period opens for the FINRA Military Spouse Financial Counselor Fellowship. This Fellowship, in which a military spouse can earn an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC ®) certification through the Association…Read More
Saving at Tax Time during Military Saves Week – What will you do with your Tax Return?
March 1, 2017
Some might wonder, why is Military Saves Week in late-February? Well, one of the reasons is because it is tax time. For many Americans, this presents an excellent time to talk about saving and to…Read More
Military Saves Week 2017 is Here! Tuesday is Family Savings Day – How Do You Save (or Plan to Save) as a Family?
February 28, 2017
Military Saves Week is a week each year that is dedicated to helping you and your family save more successfully. Tuesday’s focus is on saving for the whole family. We shared a blog about this…Read More
Today is the first day of Military Saves Week 2017. Military Saves Week provides a great opportunity for you and your family and friends to take action and save more successfully. Do you need to…Read More
AMBA Helps Provide Assistance for Sailors, Marines & Families through Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
February 17, 2017
AMBA is proud to be a partner with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) and provide charitable support to this great organization. The NMCRS provides financial education, counseling, loans and grants to Sailors, Marines and…Read More
DoD Launches Next Education Component of Blended Retirement System – Opt-In Course Now Available!
February 2, 2017
What is the BRS? The Blended Retirement System is a blend of the current 20-year defined benefit (retired pay or pension) plan with a civilian-like defined contribution plan with matching contributions. Who does this affect…Read More
Fraud Protection and Student Loan Action Guide for Servicemembers and Vets from the CFPB
January 17, 2017
It’s 2017. What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Up To? The answer: a lot! The CFPB Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) is busy creating materials and providing guidance and information that is specific…Read More