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military, military personal finance, military retirement, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Blended Retirement System, veteran, general personal finance, budget travel, retirement, FIRE, early retirement, financial independence, investing, real estate
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Hey folks, I’d love to present a great, well researched, well written, and captivating post for you today. Unfortunately that’s not going to happen. Work has been unexpectedly busy recently for ::reasons:: and not only have I been working extra hours on normal days, I’ve also had to go in on some scheduled days off. […] The post Guest Post Round Up appeared first on Military Dollar. ...
Posted: Feb 01 2018 @ 12:45 AM
I’ve mentioned before that I discovered online personal finance forums early in my adulthood. They were tremendously helpful in getting me through the Great Recession…figuring out the differences between Roth and Traditional accounts…hell, just helping me understand what retirement accounts were in the first place! Online forums are a great way to figure out personal […] The post Looking For Kindred Spirits' Check Out These Military Money Forums appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 11:50 PM
Today’s Summary Sunday includes an analysis of a popular debt payoff strategy, a popular post on women personal finance writers, and a way to see the year’s most popular movies. Apparently I went with a popularity theme without even realizing it! Pros and Cons of the Debt Snowball Better Credit Blog – January 23, 2018 I’m […] The post Summary Sunday for January 28th, 2018 appeared first on Military Dollar. ...
Posted: Jan 28 2018 @ 7:55 PM
It’s time for part 4 of my 4% Rule series. In part 1, I introduced the concept of the 4% Rule. In part 2, I talked about why you need a retirement budget. And in part 3, I explained why you should separate the thought of investment portfolios from retirement portfolio. Last time, I told […] The post The 4% Rule: Retirement Portfolios and Budgets in Action appeared first on Military ...
Posted: Jan 27 2018 @ 8:23 PM
THIS PAGE CONTAINS REFERRAL LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. It’s time for another update on my credit card churning experiment! It’s also the month where my plan doesn’t work quite as expected and I get stymied. I’m trying to introduce a new topic each time to keep these things fresh and not […] The post Card Churning Experiment Month Six: Stymied appeared first on Military Dollar. ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 12:15 AM
Yet again we find ourselves in the midst of a government shutdown. I am using today’s Summary Sunday to compile a variety of resources to help you through this time. If you know of any others that should be included, please let me know. Guidance for the Continuation of Operations During A Lapse of Appropriations […] The post Summary Sunday: Government Shutdown Edition appeared first on Military Dollar. ...
Posted: Jan 21 2018 @ 7:00 PM
THIS PAGE CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Do you ever write what you think is a funny, tongue-in-cheek tweet about a missile attack and send it out to the world and think it’s obvious that you meant it to be a joke, but then people “like” it and ask more questions about […] The post Emergency Preparedness for Natural, Man-made, and Twitter Disasters appeared first on Military Dollar. ...
Posted: Jan 18 2018 @ 12:45 AM
Today I’m bringing you some testimonials from a variety of people (mostly Air Force because I’m Air Force) about why they left the military. Why' Because there seems to be this thought that if you start your career wanting to retire from the military, you are going to retire from the military. And that’s not […] The post Career Expectation vs Reality: 9 Friends Explain Why They Left The Military appeared ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 7:00 PM
How Do You Treat Your Money Tree The Lady In The Black – January , 2018 Are you ready for an allegory' This is the story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down…. Wait. Wrong story. This is the story of four money trees – Cash, Penny, Benjamin, and Buck – and their […] The post Summary Sunday – January 14th, 2018 appeared first on Military Dollar. ...
Posted: Jan 14 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Welcome back to the 4% Rule series! In the previous posts, I introduced the topic of the 4% Rule and talked about developing a retirement budget. Both of those posts lead into today’s discussion on investment portfolio vs retirement portfolio. If you haven’t read them yet, please start there and then come back here. In […] The post The 4% Rule: Your Retirement Portfolio Is Not Your Investment Portfolio appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 13 2018 @ 7:30 PM


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