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The Securities and Exchange Commission just put out an excellent resource targeting military personnel. It is a PDF brochure that discusses the basics of saving and investing. It can be found here: SEC Financial Readiness Brochure – Saving and Investing for Military Personnel Search for: Recent Posts Saving and Investing for Military Personnel by the SEC Step 6 – Invest in Stock and Bond Index Funds or ETFs Cross-Country ...
Posted: Oct 12 2017 @ 2:22 PM
Investing in stock and bond mutual funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs) is the simple way to get higher investment returns than more conservative investments like bank accounts, money market funds, or certificates of deposit (CDs). In addition, it is the only way you can invest and stay ahead of inflation. If you put your money in a savings account that earns 2% but inflation is 3% ...
Posted: Oct 06 2017 @ 2:34 PM
  Still-in and I thankfully are not yet up for orders again. But we had an interesting opportunity this summer. Some very dear family members moved faaaarrrrr away and we wanted to visit them on a cross-country trek, our first ever coast-to-coast family adventure. However, the spouse didn’t have a ton of leave to share the drive, and I didn’t want to have to deal with an ...
Posted: Oct 04 2017 @ 8:44 PM
Here are MilitaryMillions.com we are believers in Vanguard’s mission to lower the cost of investing. They offer solid options at the lowest overall prices in the industry. In addition to low cost, the company has been dedicated to investor education. This Thursday Vanguard is offering a live webcast on investing fundamentals. This is a good opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business. They ...
Posted: Sep 26 2017 @ 12:07 PM
The recent Equifax cybersecurity incident that potentially exposed 143 million people’s personal information has caused quite the stir on the internet. One option that military personnel have to protect their credit is to use an active duty alert. What exactly is an active duty alert? An active duty alert is available if you are active duty in the US military. It is similar to a fraud alert except ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 8:24 PM
Saving for retirement needs to be your top financial priority, even over funding the college education of your children. You can borrow money to pay for college, but you can’t borrow money to retire. Hide Money From the IRS…Legally The government gives tax advantages to your retirement accounts in order to encourage you to save for retirement. In other words, they allow you to legally hide money from ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 12:01 AM
Saving for retirement needs to be your top financial priority, even over funding the college education of your children. You can borrow money to pay for college, but you can’t borrow money to retire. Hide Money From the IRS…Legally The government gives tax advantages to your retirement accounts in order to encourage you to save for retirement. In other words, they allow you to legally hide money from ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 12:01 AM
In my previous post In Praise of the Credit Card we discussed how credit cards work and listed some of the benefits that cards provide. In this post we’ll explore these benefits work and cover how to find out about them. The biggest benefit of credit cards is convenience. This is obvious, but the impacts on behavior are more subtle. Studies show that when people use credit cards they ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 2:01 PM
Personal finance is an area of extreme importance in the personal and professional lives of military members, or at least it should be. In order to give readers a head start in any area they hope to learn more about, MilitaryMillions.com would like to provide readers with a list of recommended blogs and podcasts that offer sound advice and can be read quickly or consumed on ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 12:01 AM
Jonathan Clements is one of my favorite authors. As a prior financial columnist for the Wall Street Journal and current author of the Humble Dollar blog and money guide, he doles out common sense advice on a regular basis. One of his tenets of personal finance is to take a holistic approach to your financial life and include everything you’ve got and will receive when deciding ...
Posted: Sep 16 2017 @ 5:02 PM

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