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What Questions Should I Ask USAA At Digital MilEx?

What Questions Should I Ask USAA At Digital MilEx?

  It's almost that time of year again! The San Antonio summer is cooling off (a little) and on 19-20 September I'll be USAA's guest at Digital Military Experience 2017. But first, let's get the blogger disclaimer out of the way. For those who haven't read about this before, the Federal Trade ...

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The 5 Best Personal Finance Books I’ve Read All Year

The 5 Best Personal Finance Books I’ve Read All Year

  I’m a voracious reader. I was that six-year-old kid you saw staggering out of the public library with a two-foot stack of books, and 50 years later I’m still doing it. Over the first 45 years of my life I accumulated over 3000 paperbacks, which made me a fun guy to be around during military household goods ...

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Are You A Service Member In Debt With Bad Credit

Are You A Service Member In Debt With Bad Credit

As a young Staff Sergeant back in 2002, I found myself in an incredibly awkward position. It began harmlessly enough. My foolish attempt at living above my means began to produce a lot of heartache and misery. It started small and then snowballed into an extreme amount of debt. Over time, I began to live ...

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How to Smartly Use the USAA Career Starter Loan

How to Smartly Use the USAA Career Starter Loan

(Nords note:  I'd like to thank Spencer for mentioning that it was hard to search my blog posts by just the title.   He pointed me toward the WordPress plugin Smart Archives Reloaded to generate a page which will list every post on this blog linked by month, year, and title.  And thanks again, Spencer for this guest ...

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Using USAA’s Financial Readiness Score

Using USAA’s Financial Readiness Score

  It's been eight months since USAA launched their Financial Readiness Score service, and I took the opportunity for a followup interview. Susan Owens, the ‎AVP for Enterprise Advice Implementation, dug up the statistics and shared the insights that USAA will gradually roll into the new versions of the ...

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