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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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How Do You Survive A Stock Market Crash?

How Do You Survive A Stock Market Crash?

A reader writes: "Hi Nords, I have some fears about a market crash that would derail early retirement. If I retire now in my late 40s, it would be near impossible to get my job back in my line of work. It's almost easier to retire even earlier... Because then one would not be too old to re-enter the workplace. ...

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Education And The Disabled Veteran

Education And The Disabled Veteran

Army veteran James Hinton is back with another great post-- this time it's practical advice on handling your education after the military!   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.)   When I left the military owing to disability I found myself in ...

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