Category: Finances
Survivor Benefit Plan Wants Permission To Do The Right Thing

Survivor Benefit Plan Wants Permission To Do The Right Thing

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  Military Times is reporting the story that the Defense Finance and Accounting System didn't want to announce. DFAS has made military retirement (and divorce) more ...

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“Should I Invest In Real Estate?  Or Buy Stocks?”

“Should I Invest In Real Estate? Or Buy Stocks?”

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A reader writes: "My spouse and I are in our late 60s and we've wanted to buy an investment property near our home for a long time. Our current home is almost paid for and we ...

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Tips For Investors Just Starting Out

Tips For Investors Just Starting Out

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Way back in 2013, we posted an article with timeless relevance for military service members looking to establish new careers at home. The article was titled Keys To Saving When ...

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TSP Tax-exempt Rollovers and Withdrawals

TSP Tax-exempt Rollovers and Withdrawals

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A reader writes: "Hey Nords! First, I just want to say thank you for your service and all the great things you do for the military community. I served a couple ...

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Should You Attend FinCon15?

Should You Attend FinCon15?

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  Spoiler alert for financial advisors, personal-finance bloggers, and entrepreneurs: Yes! It'll boost your financial independence. FinCon15 is the fifth of the ...

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My Financial Independence:  2014 Review and 2015 Plans

My Financial Independence: 2014 Review and 2015 Plans

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  [Nords note: As you'll learn from the details of this post, the author is an O-5 who's trying to stay anonymous. He's also written two other posts about his journey to ...

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Survey Results For “The Millennial Next Door”

Survey Results For “The Millennial Next Door”

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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 ...

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Army Officers Will Keep Their Officer Pensions

Army Officers Will Keep Their Officer Pensions

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A group of Army O-3s will finally be paid the pensions they've earned. However their story is also a cautionary example of why you should be saving and investing for financial ...

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Don’t buy a home on active duty

Don’t buy a home on active duty

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. A reader writes: "My spouse and I don't have a house to use as a tax shelter. We are transferring to a new duty station on the coast for 22 months and I am seriously ...

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Do You Really Need An Allotment?

Do You Really Need An Allotment?

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Starting in January 2015, active-duty servicemembers can no longer take out allotments to buy or rent "personal property": vehicles, furniture, electronics, appliances or ...

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