Monthly Archives: July 2016

Weekend Wrap-up: Military Personal Finance Articles You Should Read (7/22-7/28)

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

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5 Military Considerations About a Debt Management Plan

There are a lot of military families who end up needing help with managing their debt.   Although many people are able to buckle down and work their way out of debt, others may need external help.  One of the most … Continue reading

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10 Auto Accident Lessons I’ve Learned

Let me preface this by saying that since I joined the Navy, I’ve been in five auto accidents.  No injuries have ever occurred, and the police have never issued me a citation in any of these accidents.  With that said, … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap-up: Military Personal Finance Articles You Should Read (7/15-7/21)

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

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5 Considerations About Your Military Life Insurance Needs

In the military, we’re used to thinking of life insurance as $400,000 in SGLI, whether we need it or not.  However, that’s a ‘one size fits all’ type solution, which isn’t the right answer for most situations.  If we think … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Consider a Traditional IRA

Everyone knows that tax-advantaged accounts can provide benefits that you don’t get from taxable accounts.  In the military, the Thrift Savings Plan is a great first step towards saving for retirement.  Within the Thrift Savings Plan, you can even choose … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap-up: Military Personal Finance Articles You Should Read (7/8-7/14)

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

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Ten Questions With Kate Horrell

Welcome to today’s 10 Questions with Kate Horrell.  For those of you who don’t know her, Kate is a personal finance writer for the Paycheck Chronicles at Military.com, and she’s a personal finance consultant.  She’s previously worked for the Navy-Marine … Continue reading

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9 Tax Considerations For Transitioning Servicemembers

A transition from active duty is a very turbulent time.  Whether you are retiring, separating, or going to the reserves, there are a lot of financial impacts to your life.  It’s important to take some time to recognize what those … Continue reading

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Weekend Wrap-up: Military Personal Finance Articles You Should Read (7/1-7/7)

Enjoy this week’s version of the Weekend Wrap-up! Below are five of the top articles that I’ve read this week.  Most 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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