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Survey Results For “The Millennial Next Door”

Survey Results For “The Millennial Next Door”

MoneyTips.com is launching a free eBook on financially successful Millennials! Click here for your free copy! “The Millennial Next Door” is based on a survey of nearly 600 Millennials who volunteered their financial progress. They also shared their fears and regrets, and gave their advice. (Disclosure: I’m not one ...

Don’t buy a home on active duty

Don’t buy a home on active duty

. A reader writes: "My spouse and I don't have a house to use as a tax shelter. We are transferring to a new duty station on the coast for 22 months and I am seriously thinking about buying a house there. Why throw away money on rent when we can buy and have a mortgage of about half of our housing allowance? It's ...

Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

.   There are hundreds of posts on the pros and cons of long-term care insurance, but most of them approach the question from a financial perspective. Today we're going to look at other aspects of the decision: statistics, lifestyle, the process, and the lessons that I've learned. Another reason I'm ...

Book Review: Rich As A King

Book Review: Rich As A King

Humor me on this post. I'll make it relevant to financial independence in a few paragraphs. [Sidebar:  If you read this post all the way to the bottom, then you'll see a fundraising link for cool swag to crowdsource the Hawaii Chess Academy.  That link (not affiliated with The-Military-Guide.com) will also give ...

More Answers from USAA Social Exchange 2014

More Answers from USAA Social Exchange 2014

. My last post on the USAA Social Exchange conference answered most of your big questions. This post will finish the Q&A, and then I'll write one more post about the conference. USAA is improving their existing programs and working on several new initiatives.   Disclaimer This is the part where I let ...