Tag: military

Finding Your Military Work-Life Balance

Finding Your Military Work-Life Balance

  I answer a lot of reader questions here, and I also get good advice. Today's guidance comes from a friend I've known for decades. "Unlike you I decided to make my government pension my primary means of retirement, with O-6 and 30 years as my goal. Ironically I ended up making flag officer but what I didn't ...

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Can Choosing REDUX Guarantee A Military Retirement?

Can Choosing REDUX Guarantee A Military Retirement?

  I've heard stories and answered questions about financial independence for well over a decade. I realized pretty quickly that I'd never hear it all, but I have to admit that this reader comment on the REDUX post rocked me back on my heels a little. It's a very logical question, yet the consequences would set ...

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Making The Transition: Federal Civil Service

Making The Transition:  Federal Civil Service

This post is brought to you by John, a fellow submarine veteran who used his military skills to make a successful transition to a similar career in the federal civil service.   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.  John noticed my submarine commentary ...

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