In this military personal finance roundup, raises don’t refer exclusively to a pay increase. What about raising children to be responsible, educated consumers? Or increasing your credit card limits? Or the possibility of raising the federal minimum wage? Well, we compiled several blog posts to shed light on all of these topics and more. No [...]
In this week’s military personal finance roundup, we take a look at financial fitness. It’s a little more obscure than measuring physical fitness, but numbers are still involved. No two consumers will be in the same situation. For instance, some of you might be measuring the amount of debt you have to pay off. Others [...]
Part one of the military personal finance year-end roundup went live yesterday with great insight from personal finance bloggers about investing, savings and credit. Today, part two features more on credit, spending and an outlook of 2013 from a veteran and personal finance whiz. Enjoy!
Identity theft rears its ugly head year round, but getting your identity stolen during the holidays would be even more inconvenient. It takes some time and energy to keep your identity safe and it’s worth it. Read the blog posts in this week’s military personal finance roundup to learn about ID theft and how to [...]
We all make mistakes, especially with money. This time of year often brings added expenses, such as gift purchases and traveling. We’d like you to not make money mistakes this holiday season. As such, we’ve dedicated this military personal finance roundup to money mistakes, mainly those often made during the holidays. Look over these blog posts to [...]
Unexpected things happen. Sometimes they cost lots of money. To be prepared for those things—such as car repairs, acts of God or unexpected travel—you need an emergency. This week’s military personal finance roundup covers emergency funds. Read on to learn what they are, why they matter and how to get your own emergency fund started.
Autumn started last weekend. It’s a season of change, so this week’s military personal finance roundup is theme in financial changes to make this fall. It can be anything from setting a savings goal for the rest of year or reducing your spending until the holidays. What are your financial goals for fall?
For more than a year, the federal government has considered making cuts to military retirement benefits. Since retirement is such a major issue, it is the topic for this week’s military personal finance roundup. Take a look at what a few blogs had to say about retirement.