Tag: Reserve
Options For National Guard And Reserve Retirement
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Options For National Guard And Reserve Retirement

I get several e-mails or "Contact me" questions every day about how to handle service in the National Guard and Reserve. Most of them I can answer on my own, and they're good questions that deserve to be discussed in their own posts. Occasionally I'm stumped by a question and I hope that you readers have seen a ...

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National Guard and Reserve Retirement at the Maximum Pay
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National Guard and Reserve Retirement at the Maximum Pay

A reader writes: I need some clarification regarding your article that describes the calculation of a Reserve/Guard retired pay benefit. I’ve relied on this description in the past, but am troubled by one aspect of the calculation/description. Assume a Guard member has the requisite 20 “good years” to qualify for ...

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Maximizing Your Civil Service Computation Date
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Maximizing Your Civil Service Computation Date

Here's a unique combination of a reader question about federal civil service-- and a free eBook from GubMints.com. The link below is only FREE until 11:59 PM PDT Friday. If you're reading this post at your usual Thursday morning time, then you probably have less than 40 hours left. First, I'm posting the reader ...

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Military Reserve Sanctuary, Retirement, and Time in Grade
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Military Reserve Sanctuary, Retirement, and Time in Grade

A reader writes: My spouse was selected for promotion before reaching sanctuary. He was promoted after sanctuary orders were issued, but prior to deployment. We were completely unaware of the “promotion during active duty in sanctuary” rule that would cancel his retirement orders and allow him to stay on active ...

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Reserve Retirement and the Blog’s Top Ten Posts
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Reserve Retirement and the Blog’s Top Ten Posts

Last October I moved the blog from WordPress.com to Bluehost. By then I'd been blogging about financial independence for two years. The blog had reached nearly 122,000 pageviews and about 7000 views per month. Certain posts had bubbled their way up to the top of the reader rankings.   Top ten posts October ...

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