A new year is upon us! What new year’s resolutions do you have for 2013? Do you want to improve your financial situation this year? Here are 8 financial new year’s resolutions to consider.
Our theme this week was budgeting. So we featured fewer, high-quality pieces that relate to our theme in this week’s military personal finance roundup. Read these pieces, give the bloggers some love and let us know what you think in the comments section.
The stock market can be an enticing, yet intimidating way to invest money. Playing the market often rewards preparation and patience. Some stock options may be better than others in suiting the military lifestyle, so be sure to explore.
Younger consumers often receive credit card offers in the mail. The appeal of charging wish-list goodies to a credit card allures shoppers in their late teens and early 20s. Young military families, especially those in financial trouble, need to look out for predatory offers. During the third quarter of 2011 credit card companies issued 25 [...]
This is the sixth and final day of our series Put a Bow on Your Holiday Budget: 6 Days of Advice. From time to time, credit card bills show up with what looks like a personal check. This is typically a balance-transfer check, which is intended to help you pay off a balance with another creditor [...]
This is day three of our series about holiday budgeting, Put a Bow on Your Budget: 6 Days of Advice. It seems like there are credit alternatives lurking around every corner, promising the benefits without any potential damage to your score. Unfortunately, many of these options can be just as harmful to your financial stability [...]
Credit is a major component of financial success for military families. Financing a home or buying a car is made easier when you have a good credit score. Learning how to get and maintain a sound credit report and score is tough when so many myths exist about scores. Look over this list of five [...]
Horror stories of soldiers accruing debt while serving are far too numerous. Financial preparation could lessen the nerves of the moment and save money for both the service member and his or her family. However, how does one save while deployed? And, what are some tips for soldiers without an emergency fund?