Celebrate Military Saves Week

Military and Family Support Center

The military can take the pledge to save money, reduce debt and build wealth during the following Military Saves Week events from Feb. 24 to March 3.

All classes will be held at Military and Family Services (MFSC) Pearl Harbor, 4827 Bougainville Drive in Honolulu.

Saturday, Feb. 24: Military Saves Week kickoff event and financial resource fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange. MFSC’s financial partners will be in attendance to answer questions and provide free materials.

Monday, Feb. 26: Thrift Savings Plan in the Blended Retirement System class will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. VA home loan workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to noon. In addition, a budget strategies class will be held from 2 to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 27: Money skills for kids class will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 28: Introduction to saving and investing class will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Thrift Savings Plan in the Blended Retirement System class will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. In addition, an introduction to saving and investing class will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, March 2: Thrift Savings Plan contributions and funds class will be held from 8 to 9 a.m.

The following MFSC partners will be in attendance: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Navy Federal Credit Union, Better Business Bureau, Military Family Support Center, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Consumer Affairs Department, DCCA Office of Securities Department, USAA Education Foundation, Military One-Source and Hawaii Home Ownership Center.

To register for classes, visit www. greatlifehawaii.com. For more information, call 474-1999 or email mfschawaii@navy.mil. Additional information can be found at www.militarysaves.org.

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