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Christine

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Name:
Her Money Moves
Category:
Military
Tags:
MilitarySpouse, Military, MilitaryMoney, Career, Personal Finance, Real Estate, Budgeting
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Higher Ed Budget Manager
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Latest Blog Posts

Hey Military Spouse, you’ve probably heard some buzz over the past few months about the new military retirement system aka the Blended Retirement System aka the BRS. If your servicemember has fewer than 12 years of service as of 1 January 2018, they will get […] The post Hey Military Spouse: This is Why You Need to Understand the Blended Retirement System appeared first on Her Money Moves. ...
Posted: Dec 15 2017 @ 9:48 AM
Guest Post by Laura Frasse Back when I was a single lady living in New York City, my co-workers and I would often dream about places for a quick getaway. Living in New York City had its many perks, but I longed for nature, for […] The post Guest Post: Iceland on a Budget appeared first on Her Money Moves. ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 8:30 PM
Guest Post & Photos by Laura Frasse Back when I was a single lady living in New York City, my co-workers and I would often dream about places for a quick getaway. Living in New York City had its many perks, but I longed for […] The post Guest Post: Iceland on a Budget appeared first on Her Money Moves. ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 11:30 AM
At just over a month away, the Blended Retirement System (BRS) opt-in date looming in front of us. From 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018, servicemembers with fewer than 12 years of service or Reservists with fewer than 4,320 retirement points as of 31 […] The post The Blended Retirement System Roundup appeared first on Her Money Moves. ...
Posted: Nov 29 2017 @ 1:18 AM
I talk a lot about how personal finance is personal. As we come upon this season of giving, I want to say that charitable giving is also personal. How much you give, when you give, and to whom you give is up to you. Whether […] The post Plan. Choose. Give. Quick Thoughts on Charitable Donations appeared first on Her Money Moves. ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 1:28 PM
Micro Investing Trending right now among financial apps is the concept of micro saving or “round-up” savings apps. Open an account and the app’s robo-saver will add a few dollars a week into your savings account. Or you can have the app round-up the change on purchases you make with pre-designated credit cards. It’s the millennial equivalent of the old change jar you keep on your kitchen counter. I don’t want ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 1:04 AM
The Awesomeness of the TSP The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined-contribution savings plan. English please. In plain language that means it’s a plan that both you and your employer can contribute to. How much you accumulate in your TSP will depend solely on how much you (and/or your agency) contribute and how those contributions grow. Currently, the government does not contribute or match servicemembers’ contributions. However, that will change ...
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 1:00 AM
I’ve only been writing for six months. I don’t get enough “likes” on my posts. My blog is barely making even each month. No one will even know who I am. They’re going to think, why is she going to a “Military Influencer” conference. Who is she anyway? In the weeks and months that led up to the Military Influencer Conference in Dallas Texas on 23-24 October, I had a ...
Posted: Oct 28 2017 @ 9:01 PM
I’ve only been writing for six months. I don’t get enough “likes” on my posts. My blog is barely making even each month. No one will even know who I am. They’re going to think, why is she going to a “Military Influencer” conference. Who is she anyway? In the weeks and months that led up to the Military Influencer Conference in Dallas Texas on 23-24 October, I had a ...
Posted: Oct 28 2017 @ 9:01 PM
Her Money Moves is a an 8th Annual Plutus Awards Finalist! Her Money Moves is a finalist for the 8th Annual Plutus Awards! Mind blown! I’m a new kid on the personal finance blogging block with only about seven months under my belt. So, when I found out I was nominated for two Plutus Awards, I was really excited (but shocked). Her Money Moves was nominated for Best Military Finance Blog ...
Posted: Oct 17 2017 @ 5:27 PM

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