Browsing Archive June, 2013
Military Reserve Sanctuary, Retirement, and Time in Grade
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Military Reserve Sanctuary, Retirement, and Time in Grade

A reader writes: My spouse was selected for promotion before reaching sanctuary. He was promoted after sanctuary orders were issued, but prior to deployment. We were completely unaware of the “promotion during active duty in sanctuary” rule that would cancel his retirement orders and allow him to stay on active ...

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Keys To Saving When You Start Your Career
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Keys To Saving When You Start Your Career

This guest post is brought to you by Stephanie Smith. (If you're interested in contributing a guest post, please see our guest posting guidelines.) Gone are the days of slaving away at your part-time job with dreams of something bigger. You’ve successfully gained a position with a company that will kick-start your ...

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Reserve Retirement and the Blog’s Top Ten Posts
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Reserve Retirement and the Blog’s Top Ten Posts

Last October I moved the blog from WordPress.com to Bluehost. By then I'd been blogging about financial independence for two years. The blog had reached nearly 122,000 pageviews and about 7000 views per month. Certain posts had bubbled their way up to the top of the reader rankings.   Top ten posts October ...

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Lifestyles in Retirement: Cable TV Troubleshooting
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Lifestyles in Retirement: Cable TV Troubleshooting

I've blogged before about how do-it-yourself home maintenance can accelerate your goal of financial independence. (See the related posts below.) Unfortunately, sometimes you have to put down your tools and seek professional help. My spouse watches a lot of HGTV and we spend a lot of time on DIY websites, but I'm weak ...

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