In a move that has been a long time coming, it seems all soldiers will be getting a well deserved pay raise. And for those who thing soldiers are making too much money, just consider that an E1 with lessContinue reading… A Well Deserved Pay Raise For United States Troops
When we consider the military budget of the United States, we often look at many of the other programs that have budgets, and we wonder why the military budget is so high. If it were up to many individuals, ourContinue reading… The US Military Budget Compared to Other Countries
Everywhere you look within the Army, you will find acronyms. Sometimes they can be confusing and difficult to find the meaning of. I know that when I have “Googled” certain Army acronyms, I get a wide variety of answers andContinue reading… Army Finance Acronyms: What You Should Know
This post is about money lessons I learned in the Army. Today, I’m going to share some tips to help Soldiers, NCOs and Officers do a better job managing their money. I think it’s truly sad that no one inContinue reading… Money Lessons I Learned in the Army
What are the benefits of staying in the Army Reserves or National Guard past 20 years? That’s a question that one of my website visitors recently asked me. I figured I’d do my best to answer it, so you canContinue reading… What are the Benefits of Staying in the Army National Guard or Reserves Past 20 Years?
There is only two things you can do with your money…save it or spend it. After you develop a budget and stick to it, you will see that you will and should have some money left over…after all, you shouldContinue reading… 5 Best Places to Put Your Savings
In today’s volatile financial environment, having a big salary and living beyond your means does not determine personal success. No, personal success more often results from hard work, careful financial planning, careful spending and most important of all…careful saving! AsContinue reading… Top 5 Budgeting Tips for Army Soldiers
To some readers, this might sound like a dumb article. But I hope you can look at it objectively and share any insights you might have with me. Most people join the military knowing that after they do 20 goodContinue reading… What Law Guarantees You Get a Pension After 20 Years of Military Service?
Being a military wife or an “Army Brat” isn’t as hard as being in the military, but it isn’t an easy job either. Military families make significant sacrifices in supporting their Soldier and the Army itself. I believe that theContinue reading… College Money Ideas for Military Spouses
The Army and National Guard retirement systems are arguably the best retirement deals around. Unlike most civilian retirement plans, the Army offers you a pension with benefits, that starts the day you retire, no matter how old you are. ThatContinue reading… Is There Tax on Military Retirement?