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Military benefits after one enlistment

Military benefits after one enlistment

Here's a relatively complicated post about an apparently straightforward subject, and I'm counting on you servicemembers & veterans to cover anything that I miss! A reader writes: "I was curious whether there are any benefits for people who got an honorable discharge after finishing the six-year obligation ...

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More lessons learned on insurance (part 2 of 2)

More lessons learned on insurance (part 2 of 2)

    Last week's post covered the basic insurance issues when you're just starting out. You'll insure your personal property and your vehicle for the financial catastrophes that you can't cover on your own, and you'll control the costs by using high deductibles. Insurance expenses make it even more ...

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USAA:  seven money rules to break

USAA: seven money rules to break

A few weeks ago USAA article posted an article on when to break the "money rules". Here's the summary, with my comments in italics: 1. Pay off debt and build an emergency fund before saving for retirement ... ... except when your debt is of the low-rate, tax-reducing variety, such as a mortgage or student loans, and ...

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