Welcome To The Military Guide, We're Here To Help You On The Journey To Financial Independence 


Achieving Financial Independence is a lot easier if you’re going to be collecting a military retirement, but you can do it without one. It happens when you have enough savings to support your lifestyle. If you have a big lifestyle then you'll need lots of savings! If you live a simple & frugal life then you can become financially independent with less. Are you ready for us to show you how?


Check out Our Latest Posts:

Alzheimer’s care financial update
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Dan Anton: The Path from Combat Warrior to Private Sector Entrepreneur
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What The VA Really Does With Your Disability Claim
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Marine Corps Tattoo Policy Leaked Before Official Release
Updates to the USMC tattoo policy has been leaked on Reddit, weeks before the official release. The new Marine Corps' tattoo policy[...]
What Happens When (Not Just How) You File Your VA Disability Claim
  Last week's post explained why you want to file your disability claim, not just how to file it. Now[...]
How A Simple Survey Helps Service Members Prepare To Transition
USAA sponsored this post, and I have been financially compensated to write it. Regardless, the opinions expressed are entirely my[...]
Why You File Your Veterans Disability Claim (Not Just How)
  "Learn From My Mistakes... Without Repeating Them!" There are roughly eighty-two gazillion websites which will tell you HOW to[...]
Should I Stop Drilling And Go To The Individual Ready Reserve?
    Here's a summary of a conversation with a National Guard servicemember who's contemplating moving from a drill billet[...]
It’s Official Infantry, Armor Opens To Women: Effective 1 April
Effective 1 April 2016, military occupational specialties 11X, 13F, 19D, 19K, will become gender integrated. This unprecedented act will allow women[...]