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Joining the military during a drawdown

Joining the military during a drawdown

            A reader writes: Nords, can you talk to me about my son joining the military? Here are some things we are wondering about. Times are changing and the way it's run doesn't give the kids the options like they used to. For example we are told they are ...

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Should You Join The Reserves or National Guard?

Should You Join The Reserves or National Guard?

Fair warning: this is a long post, even by my standards. Hey, it's Thursday, it's a holiday weekend, and (for a change) it's not financial. There's not even any math. But let's get to the post. Ironically for being one of my personal writing milestones, most of this one is written by other people! A couple ...

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Join the military to get rich and retire early?

Join the military to get rich and retire early?

Welcome to all the new readers who found this blog last week! The hits immediately doubled, and they've nearly doubled again!! Today's post actually starts over at Jacob Lund Fisker's Early Retirement Extreme blog.  He says that ERE-infatuated teens have asked him about joining the U.S. military as a way of retiring ...

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