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  by Military FamilyAs a member of the military, you have opportunities to save money that are not often given to the general civilian population. You should be taking all of the advantages of these opportunities. You can use them to start saving, spending, and investing in the correct way.The purpose of creating and maintaining a continual savings account while you are in the military is generally prevention. Being a member of the military creates situations and emergencies that may need to be paid for out of pocket. If you don’t have a savings account that provides some sort of financial cushion, you may find yourself in a difficult spot.The best way to start saving part of your income is to start thinking of savings as being mandatory, like a bill. Make your savings automatic through programs that are available to service members.Read full story