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Survey: “How Do You Learn Online?”

Survey:  “How Do You Learn Online?”

[Nords note:  Here's a bonus post from VetLaunched.org with questions about how veterans learn.  Please feel free to spread the word on social media and your blogs.  If you're a military veteran, please take the survey to help improve online training for veteran entrepreneurs! In the meantime, I'm still in Spain. ...

Preparing For The Unexpected

Preparing For The Unexpected

This post is brought to you by Army veteran James Hinton.   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.) In early 2007 things were looking pretty good. I had just redeployed back to Ft. Hood after my third combat tour. I was an E-6 who had just become ...

Book Review: Energize Your Retirement (!)

Book Review:  Energize Your Retirement (!)

  One of the tropes of financial independence is the perpetual question about leaving the workforce: "But... but... but what will I do all day?!?" It's by far the most popular question. Oddly enough, it answers itself. When you're saving and investing, you're worried about decades of inflation and rising ...

Six Wins On 2015 Military Benefits

Six Wins On 2015 Military Benefits

There's plenty of bad news and unhappiness about the drawdown. For the first time since the pay gap was declared "closed" in 2008, Congress has only raised military pay by 1%. Their 2015 defense spending authorization falls behind their own goal of raising pay at the same rate as the Employer Cost Index. Not only ...

Book Review: #MoneyChat THE BOOK

Book Review: #MoneyChat THE BOOK

  Yep, that's the title: with hashtag. Have you ever noticed how you and your friends talk about money? Some people will perpetually complain about not having enough, or needing to borrow more, or avoiding bill collectors. They're stressed out about their financial problems and worried about their debt. ...

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 ...