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“The Military Guide” retirement seminar

“The Military Guide” retirement seminar

I had a good time at Mililani Library last Wednesday night, but it wasn't so crowded. OK, OK, only four people showed: the organizer, the volunteer handling the book sales, and... the tenants of our rental home. The good news is that our tenants asked all the right questions. He's retired military and he'll probably ...

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Just write it.

Just write it.

I've only been blogging for 13 months, but I've been writing on deadline for over three decades. Many of you servicemembers are keenly familiar with the system of "liberty-dependent routing" for point papers, requests, or other paperwork. But otherwise, you might find it difficult to write-- especially on your own ...

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Book report: Dilemmas of Family Wealth

Book report: Dilemmas of Family Wealth

      Judy Martel was a senior editor at BankRate (a partner of Dollar Stretcher).  She still blogs about financial news for the site. Her book "The Dilemmas of Family Wealth"  was published by Bloomberg over five years ago. However the stories she tells are timeless and fascinating reading. ...

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Links to great retirement & writing blogs

Links to great retirement & writing blogs

I try to save the link-heavy posts for Thursdays so that readers can explore them over a leisurely weekend with an extra cup of coffee. Of course Monday morning is a very bad day for this format-- if you're not retired yet then you have "other" things to do. If you're retired, then Mondays are a good day to be out ...

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Book Review: “Get Rich Click!”

Book Review: “Get Rich Click!”

A few months ago I was offered a chance to moderate a tiny part of the Dollar Stretcher community in Military Family Finances.  I highly recommend Dollar Stretcher's weekly e-mail, and their website is a treasure trove of personal financial tips. One of the perks of being a Dollar Stretcher moderator is the ...

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“So, Nords, how did you start blogging?”

“So, Nords, how did you start blogging?”

A friend's e-mail inspired this post. They asked: "How did you get started?" "What software/host do you use?" "Is there an understandable how-to out there for the non-technical?" I've only been blogging for 18 weeks and the blog is slowly gaining traction.  You readers are contributing 50-60 views per day, and the ...

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