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Kate Horrell

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Name:
Kate Horrell
Category:
Military
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Real Estate
Start Year:
2013

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Location:
Maryland, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Blogger
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Latest Blog Posts

From Pinterest, of all places, I found a quote that made me think about how much I love my emergency fund: How true is that? I know that my life feels like that sometimes. Sometimes it is the housework, sometimes it is work stuff, and sometimes it is the children.  I especially hate it when... | Read More... The post Smart Person Says: Unknown appeared first on KateHorrell. ...
Posted: May 23 2017 @ 2:45 AM
One of the most confusing parts of having a rental property is understanding how the  taxes will work when you sell the property.  I’ve been a landlord for 20 years and I’m only fully understanding this now.  (I’m a little slow sometimes.) Possibly the most complicated part is how you are taxed on the depreciation... | Read More... The post Understanding Depreciation Recapture Taxes on Rental Property appeared first on KateHorrell. ...
Posted: Apr 03 2017 @ 7:05 PM
Get a simple, free tax extension to get more time to file your federal tax return. The deadline to file your federal income tax returns is Tuesday, 18 April 2017.  Each year, more than 10 million Americans aren’t ready to submit their returns on that date, and file for an automatic extension of the tax... | Read More... The post How To File For An Income Tax Extension appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 23 2017 @ 9:53 PM
Get a simple, free tax extension to get more time to file your federal tax return. The deadline to file your federal income tax returns is Tuesday, 18 April 2017.  Each year, more than 10 million Americans aren’t ready to submit their returns on that date, and file for an automatic extension of the tax... | Read More... The post How To File For An Income Tax Extension, Military-Style appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 23 2017 @ 9:53 PM
Imagine checking your mailbox and finding a check from your credit card company.  How cool would that be?  Pretty cool.  And it could be you! There’s a lot of conversation, and confusion, about the Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and how it applies to interest on credit cards.  In large part, the confusion is because many... | Read More... The post Lower Your Bills, and Maybe Get Cash Back: SCRA and ...
Posted: Mar 16 2017 @ 6:35 PM
You’ve just opened your bank app to check your pay deposit, and it’s a different amount – again!  How are you supposed to plan when you can’t predict how much your paycheck is going to be? Everyone knows that it is easier to put your money in the right places if you have a plan.... | Read More... The post How Can I Budget If My Pay Is Always Different? appeared ...
Posted: Jan 29 2017 @ 9:30 PM
The decision whether to choose Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) coverage is very personal, and very important. Military retirement pay ends with the death of the retiree.  The SBP allows you to purchase an annuity that provides lifetime, inflation-adjusted income to an eligible survivor. This (relatively) irrevocable election occurs at retirement, and requires the agreement of... | Read More... The post Retiring Military: Should You Choose SBP? appeared first on KateHorrell. ...
Posted: Jan 22 2017 @ 9:52 PM
If you ask around about powers of attorney, you will hear all sorts of information, and lots of it contradicts itself.  So, what is the real deal?  When do you need a power of attorney, what kind do you need, etc?  Every person has a different situation, so every person has a different answer.  The... | Read More... The post Do I Need A General or Specific Power of Attorney? appeared ...
Posted: Jan 12 2017 @ 12:00 PM
It’s taken forever for me to get these in a format that I think is both clear and will print well in black and white, but they are finally here:  printable calendars with the dates that USAA will be crediting military pay deposits in 2017.  USAA military pay deposit dates are one business day prior to... | Read More... The post 2017 USAA Military Pay Deposit Dates – With Printables appeared first ...
Posted: Dec 31 2016 @ 5:45 PM
The new year is coming fast, and geeks like me are filling out their calendars with important stuff – like paydays!  Here are the 2017 active duty military paydays, in both list and calendar form.  Keep in mind that some banks or credit unions, such as USAA, offer early direct deposit as a benefit to their military... | Read More... The post 2017 Active Duty Military Paydays – With Printables appeared first on ...
Posted: Dec 08 2016 @ 7:08 PM

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