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Summer 2014 | Volume 50 Number 2
A Member's Guide to Financial Security
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Vice President, External Communications
Executive Director, Communications
Director, Content Strategy
Production and Circulation Manager
HOW I DID IT
A father creates a plan for
his son to build credit.
Q&A: BUYING AN RV
What are the real costs of
owning a camper?
Financial tips for selfemployed members.
Protect your money and
peace of mind on vacation.
AUTO LOAN 101
Terms to avoid when
financing a vehicle.
10 DRAWDOWN PREP
Free tools can smooth the
transition to civilian life.
A SMARTER CARD
How microchips in bank
cards help prevent fraud.
How to Live
in the Era
25 MEMBER SAVINGS
Tools, services, offers.
28 USAA'S PRIVACY
PROMISE TO YOU
Our commitment to helping protect your identity.
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USAA Magazine is published quarterly by
USAA as an informational and educational
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personal finance topics tailored for USAA
members and relevant to the military
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insurance, investing, banking, saving money,
managing debt and planning for retirement.
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financial security of its members,
associates and their families through
provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so
doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of
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