A reader asks an outstanding question:
Does it make sense to opt in to the military's new Blended Retirement System in 2018?
One of our NCOs has a pessimistic view of the BRS, especially since they're over 12 years of service and don't see how the BRS will benefit them. In fact, they ...
Stay in or get out, but save.
Over 30 months ago(!), I wrote a post that helps estimate how much time it takes to reach financial independence. It made several "simplifying" assumptions* about income during your working years, your retirement expenses, the length of your retirement, and ...
Another way to get to 20 years for the pension & TRICARE
Everyone who approaches the end of a military obligation has a tough decision:
Stay in or get out?
The decision is even tougher after the first 10 years:
Stay in for retirement, or get out while it's still easier to transition to a bridge career?