Monthly Archives: June 2016

Four Ways Physical Fitness Impacts Financial Fitness

The other day, I just finished my last spring physical readiness test (PRT) for the Navy.  As I finished my second-to-last fitness test, I celebrated to myself—one more PRT, and I’m done!  My entire career, I’d thought of the PRT … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap-up: Military Personal Finance Articles You Should Read (6/17-6/23)

Enjoy this week’s version of the Weekend Wrap-up! Below are five of the top articles that I’ve read this week.  All of this week’s articles are from our military financial blogger community. So, without further ado, here are this week’s … Continue reading

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Ten Personal Finance Questions You Should Ask Before Leaving the Military

I first wrote this personal finance article on AHRN.  However, I wanted to make sure that everyone who subscribes to this blog has the opportunity to read it.  You can find the original article here. Leaving the active duty military … Continue reading

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Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness #5: Invest In Your Career

This article, “Invest In Your Career,” is the last in a five-article series that discusses the Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness.  The Five Fundamentals were designed as a basic starting point to help you take control of your finances.  If … Continue reading

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Survivor Benefit Plan Resources: Everything You Need in One Blog Post

This blog post has one purpose:  to point you to every website with the Survivor Benefit Plan resources.  It might be very long, with a lot of links, but I will do my best to organize this content in a … Continue reading

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Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness #4: Own the Right-Sized Home (and Mortgage)

Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness #4:  Own the Right-Sized Home (and Mortgage) This article, “Own the Right-Sized Home (and Mortgage),” is the fourth in a five-article series that discusses the Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness, designed as a basic starting … Continue reading

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Eleven Real Estate Lessons I Learned as an Accidental Landlord

Real Estate Lessons Learned This is the story of my first house, which my wife and I bought in our twenties.  It’s not really as bad as the cool Star Wars picture to your left.  Things worked out in the … Continue reading

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Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness #3: Pay Off All Credit Cards and Consumer Debt

Fundamental #3:  Pay Off All Credit Cards and Consumer Debt This article, “Pay Off All Credit Cards and Consumer Debt,” is the third in a five-article series that discusses the Five Fundamentals of Fiscal Fitness.  The Five Fundamentals were designed … Continue reading

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