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How Much Is Your Military Pay Really Worth?

How Much Is Your Military Pay Really Worth?

  This post is brought to you by Daniel Kopp, an Air Force officer and founder of MilitaryLifePlanning.com.   If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.       For any servicemembers who are transitioning out of the military or ...

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America Saves week is coming!

America Saves week is coming!

    Here's a quick note about an upcoming social-media campaign that's already ramping up across the nation (and at military bases around the world). 27 February-March 4th is the annual Military Saves Week.  (It's part of the 11th annual nation-wide America Saves week, which started in some regions ...

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Lower Life Insurance Premiums From USAA

Lower Life Insurance Premiums From USAA

USAA is cutting the rates on their new life insurance policies. Let me explain why in less than 1800 2000 words-- but it’s all good. I’ve learned a lot about insurance over the last 30 years, and it’s a necessary evil. We buy it to help ourselves (and our families) recover from disasters, and we only keep it as ...

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Marine to Veteran to Entrepreneur.

Marine to Veteran to Entrepreneur.

    (This post is brought to you by military veteran, entrepreneur, and startup founder Nick Bradfield.  If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.)   I’ve always been drawn towards challenges. One day after high school I woke up and ...

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Military Blended Retirement System Spreadsheet

Military Blended Retirement System Spreadsheet

This post is brought to you by MilitaryFIRE.com. If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.   A lot has been written about how to decide if the new Blended Retirement System (BRS) is better than the US military’s old retirement system. Most ...

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3 Steps to Retire Early on a Military Salary

3 Steps to Retire Early on a Military Salary

This post is brought to you by Rich of RichOnMoney!  If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.   BLUF: In college I paid off $32k in student loans in a year. On a military salary I paid off a $280k mortgage in seven years. I've bought several rental ...

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Let’s Go Streaking – But Please No Nudity

Let’s Go Streaking – But Please No Nudity

You’ve probably seen Will Ferrell in the movie “Old School”.  If so, you probably remember the streaking scene. If not, you’ve certainly heard of crazed fans streaking across a sporting field completely naked and completely alone as they dodge security. This may seem like a strange analogy for financial independence / ...

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The 5 Best Personal Finance Books I’ve Read All Year

The 5 Best Personal Finance Books I’ve Read All Year

  I’m a voracious reader. I was that six-year-old kid you saw staggering out of the public library with a two-foot stack of books, and 50 years later I’m still doing it. Over the first 45 years of my life I accumulated over 3000 paperbacks, which made me a fun guy to be around during military household goods ...

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5 Ways For Families To Save Money While Christmas Shopping

5 Ways For Families To Save Money While Christmas Shopping

  It’s crunch time! Hey, someone has to finalize the Thanksgiving menu, make the grocery list, and decide whose turn it is to sit next to Uncle Ted this year. And before you even have enough time to regret how many helpings of pumpkin pie you indulged in, it will be time to drink eggnog and unwrap ...

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