Tag: TSP
My Financial Independence:  2014 Review and 2015 Plans

My Financial Independence: 2014 Review and 2015 Plans

  [Nords note: As you'll learn from the details of this post, the author is an O-5 who's trying to stay anonymous. He's also written two other posts about his journey to financial independence. Your first thought may be "Sure, anyone could save for retirement with his paycheck!" But when you read his earlier ...

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Military careers and retirement at risk

Military careers and retirement at risk

    It's nearly that time of year again: DoD's budget submission to Congress. Even worse, it's an election year. The President typically sends the defense spending plan in the first week of February, and the debate begins. This drawdown is expected to cancel a number of new weapons programs and accelerate ...

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Trends in personal finances

Trends in personal finances

The blog went over 20,000 hits last week-- thanks! It took over six months to get the first 10,000 hits, and only three months to do it again. This month is on track to set yet another new high, and if the trend continues then 30,000 hits will happen in September. I've read a number of interesting financial and ...

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