Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ten Questions With Laura Hottenstein

This Ten Questions interview is with Laura Hottenstein.  Laura was the supportive spouse of her Navy husband, Scott Hottenstein, whom I was stationed with in Sigonella, Italy several years ago.  They’ve remained good friends, and have since settled down in … Continue reading

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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 Questions With Rorik Larson

Ten Questions With Rorik Larson This week’s article is with my fellow financial planner, Rorik Larson.  Rorik lives in Palos Heights, Illinois.  However, he served 22 years in the army as an aviator before retiring to the Chicago area in … 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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Weekend Wrap-up: Military Personal Finance Articles You Should Read (6/10-6/16)

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 Questions With Ryan Guina

This interview is with Ryan Guina, of Cash Money Life and The Military Wallet.  Ryan was the first person I met online when I started writing articles, after finding Military Wallet on a Google search of “top military personal finance … 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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