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Retirement For Dual Military Couples
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Retirement For Dual Military Couples

Introduction Jan put up a great comment  a few weeks back: "I’m curious. The stat on how many dual military couples ACTUALLY retire is amazing to me. Your case is even more unique. How many couples have dual military retirement?" I'm afraid the short answers are "We don't know" and "Probably not very many".  A more ...

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Raising a money-smart kid
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Raising a money-smart kid

Our college daughter (just survived freshman year!) spent the last couple weeks at home. As she was reviewing the packing list for next month's NROTC training, she noticed that it included traveler's checks. "Traveler's checks"?!? If you're at least in your 40s then you may have dim memories of using them in your ...

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Raising an ER-smart kid
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Raising an ER-smart kid

Short post today, but it's building the foundation of raising a financially smart kid. An earlier post talked about the challenges of retiring early when you're still raising your kids.  That raises another question: How do you raise kids to value the early-retirement lifestyle? What kind of example does that make on ...

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Retiring Early — with Kids?
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Retiring Early — with Kids?

Let me start by saying that kids are totally worth it. (There, now my daughter can relax.) If you're the kind of person who wants to have kids someday, then feel free to start a family when you're able to support that. Off-topic for a second, if you just can't see yourself having kids then don't worry about it. ...

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