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Book report: Dilemmas of Family Wealth

Book report: Dilemmas of Family Wealth

      Judy Martel was a senior editor at BankRate (a partner of Dollar Stretcher).  She still blogs about financial news for the site. Her book "The Dilemmas of Family Wealth"  was published by Bloomberg over five years ago. However the stories she tells are timeless and fascinating reading. ...

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Links to great retirement & writing blogs

Links to great retirement & writing blogs

I try to save the link-heavy posts for Thursdays so that readers can explore them over a leisurely weekend with an extra cup of coffee. Of course Monday morning is a very bad day for this format-- if you're not retired yet then you have "other" things to do. If you're retired, then Mondays are a good day to be out ...

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Book Review: “Get Rich Click!”

Book Review: “Get Rich Click!”

A few months ago I was offered a chance to moderate a tiny part of the Dollar Stretcher community in Military Family Finances.  I highly recommend Dollar Stretcher's weekly e-mail, and their website is a treasure trove of personal financial tips. One of the perks of being a Dollar Stretcher moderator is the ...

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“So, Nords, how did you start blogging?”

“So, Nords, how did you start blogging?”

A friend's e-mail inspired this post. They asked: "How did you get started?" "What software/host do you use?" "Is there an understandable how-to out there for the non-technical?" I've only been blogging for 18 weeks and the blog is slowly gaining traction.  You readers are contributing 50-60 views per day, and the ...

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Writing and publishing

Writing and publishing

  I seem to spend a lot of time on the finances & lifestyle issues of military retirement and early retirement. Let me shift gears for a bit and talk about the book's creation. Over our years of service we veterans accumulate wisdom, experience, and martial culture that is politely referred to in the Navy ...

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