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Myths Of Military Retirement And Early Retirement

Myths Of Military Retirement And Early Retirement

The military’s retirement system has a number of advantages for retirees, but if so few veterans seek early retirement then you may rightfully hesitate. What are you missing? One element is the approval of society. Test this yourself by telling a few shipmates, neighbors, or relatives that you’re considering early ...

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When should you stop working?

When should you stop working?

  What's your future? After active duty will you retire from the military to a "bridge career", will you semi-retire to work part-time, or will you retire early and never earn a paycheck again? These questions are tough retirement issues. Like all tough questions, the answer is "It depends". It's not an easy ...

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The biggest benefits of a military retirement

The biggest benefits of a military retirement

The last post mentioned the two biggest obstacles to a civilian retirement: affordable healthcare and decades of inflation. The military's pension system beats both of those obstacles. Unbelievable as it may seem, Tricare is among the nation’s premiere affordable healthcare systems. It covers far more for ...

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The biggest obstacles confronting all retirees

The biggest obstacles confronting all retirees

All retirees have to accumulate the resources to last for the rest of their lives, but early retirees (before age 65) have two daunting challenges: paying for healthcare and contending with decades of inflation. Health insurance is largely a workplace benefit, and many civilian workers feel “locked in” to their jobs ...

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