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:

5 Factors You Should Consider When Evaluating the Survivor Benefit Plan
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Do You Really Need Dental Insurance?
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The Next “Military Guide” Book
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What Happens After Your VA Disability Claim Has Been Approved
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Using USAA’s Financial Readiness Score
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Reduce the cost of insuring your teen driver with USAA
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“How Do I Plan Our Finances For The Rest Of Our Lives?”
    I've heard from a reader a couple times over the last few years. Here's their latest question: Hi[...]
Memorial Day – Free Burgers, Pizza And More For Military
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Beware Of Huge Flaws In The Military Blended Retirement System
History still repeats itself, but we're still not learning from it. The existing military retirement system has been in place[...]