Tag: GI Bill
Making The Transition:  Federal Civil Service
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Making The Transition: Federal Civil Service

This post is brought to you by John, a fellow submarine veteran who used his military skills to make a successful transition to a similar career in the federal civil service.   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.  John noticed my submarine commentary ...

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Education And The Disabled Veteran
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Education And The Disabled Veteran

Army veteran James Hinton is back with another great post-- this time it's practical advice on handling your education after the military!   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.) When I left the military owing to disability I found myself in a bit of a ...

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Military Benefits After One Enlistment (part 2 of 2)
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Military Benefits After One Enlistment (part 2 of 2)

(If you've found this page from a search engine, you'll want to read the first part of this two-part post.) This post answers the rest of a reader's question: "I was curious whether there are any benefits for people who got an honorable discharge after finishing the six-year obligation they signed up for but chose ...

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Get on LinkedIn, get a job
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Get on LinkedIn, get a job

    I guess I should've seen this coming. I've blogged about financial independence and using your military benefits and coping with drawdowns... and suddenly some of you are wondering exactly how to go about getting a bridge career. If you're just joining us here through a search engine, then you might ...

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Early retirement and the kid’s college fund
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Early retirement and the kid’s college fund

This is another perennial (and heated) topic on discussion boards like Early-Retirement.org and Bogleheads.org. I'll try to distill years of debate (and thousands of posts) into the most popular suggestions. Before we get into the mechanics of saving & investing the college fund, let's figure out why you'd want ...

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During retirement: Back to school?
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During retirement: Back to school?

Now that you're enjoying a stimulating retirement and exploring new horizons, what about "back to school"? A surprising number of retirees seek out the classroom, especially if they feel obligated to extract every penny from their GI Bill benefits. Some see school as an opportunity to make up for lost time: the ...

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