retirement

What are the Benefits of Staying in the Army National Guard or Reserves Past 20 Years?

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 can decide what is right for you.  Listed below you will see my top six reasons …

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Thrift Savings Plan Information for Part-Time Soldiers

If you’re currently serving in the ARNG or USAR, you should explore the Thrift Savings Plan.  This is the military’s version of a 401k program.  The Thrift Savings Plan is a retirement plan in addition to your military pension.  You’re allowed to invest a percentage of your income into your retirement plan from each pay …

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NGB Form 23 Retirement Points Summary Statement

Most Army National Guard Soldiers receive an updated NGB Form 23 each year on their service anniversary or birth month.  This is an automated form generated by the Retirement Points Accounting System.  This statement provides a summary of your years of service, retirement points and estimated retirement pay. I believe the NGB Form 23 is …

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