Financial Independence

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Book Review: “When She Makes More”

. I'm financially independent, but I'm blissfully ignorant of popular culture. (Maybe those two facts are related?) I had never heard of Farnoosh Torabi. I first noticed her work a few years ago when she interviewed blogger buddy Darrow Kirkpatrick for Yahoo! Finance about his early … [Read More...]

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No More Military Retirement or Tricare Prime?!?

. It's that time of year again: Congress is debating the annual federal budget proposals. My e-mail and social media have exploded with outraged commentary on the proposals to overhaul the military retirement system and to get rid of Tricare Prime. How does that affect your retirement? How … [Read More...]

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The Frugal Effect

. Last month I posted about our evolving attitudes on spending money. My spouse and I have achieved financial independence, yet our spending still … [Read More...]

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The New DA Pam 623-3

Department of the Army Pamphlet 623-3 Evaluation Reporting System Download: DA Pam 623-3 This pamphlet prescribes the policy and tasks for the … [Read More...]