Tag: bridge career

Military retirement lessons learned

A friend's spouse retired from the military a little over a year ago, and I asked them to review "The Military Guide". This relatively new retiree has a shadowbox full of awards and medals. They didn't make E-9 (or O-9) but they were on the short list. Their military pension is well into five figures. A typical bridge ...

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The transition to a bridge career

  "The Military Guide" is full of advice and stories from dozens of servicemembers and veterans who hope that you'll benefit from sharing their experience. I don't tell their stories in the blog (you'll have to read the book!) but I'll post the stories that didn't make the manuscript. As you read this next ...

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Retiring on multiple streams of income

This topic isn't tied to "The Military Guide" chapter on the Reserve/National Guard, but those military retirees frequently confront a retirement consisting of multiple sources of income. Veterans who retire from active duty will go straight to a pension, but Reservists/NG have to find some other source of cash ...

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Where do you live after you leave the military?

I try to plan these posts a week or so in advance, and I've been following "The Military Guide" table of contents. (Of course there are detailed discussions and analyses in the book which are too long & complex for this blog-- you'll only be able to read those if you get the book!) Occasionally I'll change the ...

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