. My all-time favorite reader asked these questions: So USAA dropped off a bunch of ROTC-specific ad campaigns, including one on renter's insurance. It reminded me that, especially with a new college ring, it was definitely time for renter's insurance. I did the quote setup with USAA and figured out the value of my uniforms, jewelry, … [Read more...] about Insurance for a young adult
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Let's talk about contingency financial planning. I don't mean life insurance or a medical crisis-- I mean how you'll maintain your financial independence when a leg of your retirement stool is kicked out from under you. Notice that sentence is "when", not "if". I generally ignore the news on military legislation until it's been signed into law. … [Read more...] about Congress Cuts Military Pensions
A reader writes: "I've read your book and have been following your website for a couple of years. I really enjoy your advice and perspectives and want your advice on an issue I'm having: I've focused so much energy on setting up my finances for our impending military retirement lifestyle (in five years) that I literally find it hard to stomach … [Read more...] about Hanging on for the military pension
A Guide to Better Understanding the Claim Process As a member of the US military you are entitled to competent medical care, but if you or a family member has suffered due to the medical negligence of a military doctor then you might be able to sue for military medical malpractice. If you feel you have a case make sure you talk to someone … [Read more...] about How Do I File a Military Medical Malpractice Suit?
This is a guest post by Henry Buell. (If you’re interested in writing a guest post, please see our guest posting guidelines.) Finishing a deployment can be rough - even if it wasn't combat oriented. This is especially true if it's your last deployment and you're looking down the long road of retirement. The readjustment to civilian life is … [Read more...] about RV Life, A Few Things To Consider