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Today is National Boss’s Day. Go ahead and kick your feet up on your desk and enjoy your coffee, you’ve earned it, Boss. Wait, you’re telling me you’re not a boss?  You don’t manage anyone or anything?  You’re not the El Jeffe, Queen Bee, or Head Honcho of your office?  Well, neither do I. Nobody is taking me out to Applebee’s for an office lunch today or buying me a ...
Posted: Oct 15 2017 @ 11:12 PM
Up front disclaimer: I use credit cards responsibly and pay off my balances each month. If this is not you, keep scrolling, this post aint’ for ya. I’m a big fan of making my credit cards work hard for me. Whatever it is that you like to do, get a card that rewards you for it.  I travel a lot. So far in 2017, I’ve been on approximately 8 round-trip flights ...
Posted: Oct 06 2017 @ 12:04 AM
Portions of this story were originally published on MilitaryOneClick.com. Photo provided by A. SilbermanHopping from FOB to FOB on a helicopter became a way of life for Public Affairs Specialist Andrya Silberman when she was deployed to Afghanistan with her airborne brigade.  Silberman spent a year following her unit behind the lens of a camera, documenting “her guys”, as she affectionately called them, as a photographer, journalist, and liaison. She covered every ...
Posted: Sep 14 2017 @ 7:25 PM
Hurricane Harvey and Irma aren’t the only $hit storms we’ve seen lately. Late last week, Equifax, one of the major three credit reporting agencies, dropped a huge news-bomb on Americans.  Equifax told us that during a data breach between this past May through July, cyber-thieves stole the personal information of approximately 143 million Americans. There was some initial confusion (PR nightmare) regarding Equifax’s website they created for consumers to see if ...
Posted: Sep 13 2017 @ 2:33 AM
#Confession So, I have a secret to confess. My husband and I don’t really have a monthly budget. A little over three years ago, we moved to Fort Hood, Texas for a one year assignment…when I was about 7 months pregnant. I effectively lost my job and became a stay at home mom for a year. We went from two incomes to one plus a new baby. I was pretty nervous about ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 2:42 AM
Every generation has an event that has shaped people’s lives for good or for bad. For my generation it was 9/11. If you have a 9/11 story, no matter how boring or unremarkable it may seem, I hope you continue to share it. Events that Change our Life I spent this past Labor Day Weekend at my father-in-law’s house. He’s led a very interesting life in his 88 years. He’s an American ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 12:00 AM
How to Help Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Since Friday, millions of Americans have their eyes on Hurricane Harvey and the damage its inflicting to Texas.  Ase we watch Hurricane Harvey with heavy hearts, we wonder how we can help the Lone Star State. Charitable organizations in Texas in Texas (and Louisiana) need donations of money, clothing, supplies, and volunteers. For those of us that are not close enough to physically help ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 2:21 PM
Being a victim of theft is not only a financially annoying and painful. It will leave you feeling violate and vulnerable.  Read about how I was hacked and what I learned from the experience. I was just wrapping up a relaxing weekend trip to the mountains when I walked back into my house. My cell phone started binging like crazy with new emails and they were all from USAA.  Thank you ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 6:39 PM
The world of Military Personal Finance blogging is a complex and small niche.   However, a small group of military servicemembers and military spouses are making waves in the military finance blogging community with their up and coming blogs, all under a year old.  Read below to see my personal favorites! Military Dollar The Military Dollar is brought to you buy an active duty Air Force Officer Writing about “Simplified personal finance for ...
Posted: Aug 16 2017 @ 10:07 PM
Last December, I gave myself a gift that I’ve been wanting for a while.  I finally pulled the trigger on correcting my vision with Lasik surgery.  Before surgery, I was practically blind without my glasses or contacts.  I’m telling you, Lasik surgery was life-changing for me! After I decided I was finally ready to get the surgery, the process happened really fast.  Within one week of choosing a doctor, I had ...
Posted: Aug 11 2017 @ 10:09 AM


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