America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Strategist & Outreach Manager, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Foundation Fellow
November is the perfect time of year to take stock of all we’re thankful for. The month is also full of opportunities to appreciate and recognize those in the military around and within our own communities.
This time of year can put lots of extra strain on your budget, from costumes and candy for Halloween, to a turkey that feeds your extended family for Thanksgiving, to decorations and gifts galore for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
We know, we know. Halloween just happened and, like the big box stores, we're already talking holidays and pulling out the decorations. But hear us out!
From monthly maintenance fees, to ATM withdrawal fees, to minimum balance fees, it can be hard to keep up with all the fees that are often associated with having a checking or savings account.