2009

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5 Changes to Credit Card Accounts

As the Credit CARD (Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure) Act of 2009 continues to be phased in, consumers are noticing changes to their cards terms…



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Reviewing 2009 Goals and Plans

Way back in January, I wrote about my goals and plans for 2009.  My primary goal was to pay off all non-mortgage debt.  My secondary…


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Free Shipping Day 2009

Today is Free Shipping Day, where over nearly 700 online retailers are offering free shipping to help you finish your holiday shopping without leaving the…


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Old Navy 50% Coupon Today

This may be the strangest promotion I've seen lately, but I'm willing to work with it.  Old Navy is doing a Thanksgiving weekend promotion called…


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Appreciation Days at Old Navy

Old Navy is once again honoring the military by offering a 30% discount (in stores only) from November 12th to 15th.  The ad is pretty…


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Veteran's Day Offers

Don't forget to enjoy these great Veteran's Day offers today! Many national and local businesses are offering specials for Veteran's Day.  Here is the list…


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Chipotle Halloween Promo

It looks like Chipotle is doing their free burrito promotion again this Halloween, from 6 to 10 pm.  Dress as a burrito (or something less…


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To Buy, Or Not To Buy

Recent headlines about Cash for Clunkers and the upcoming Cash for Refrigerators programs have me rethinking some of my spending plans.  Here is the situation:  my…



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Williamsburg Memorial Day Discounts

Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission for active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families.  The offer is available today, May 22, through Monday, May…


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Memorial Day Discounts

Once again, our friends at Lowes and Home Depot are offering military discounts for the Memorial Day weekend.  The details are a bit different at…



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Stimulus Scams

With all this talk of economic stimulus, and so much confusion about the huge and complicated bill, many people are wondering:  will there be a…


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What's In It For Me?

The economic stimulus package is a huge, complicated document and I haven't even made a dent in reading it yet.  However, I have found a…


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2009 TSP Info

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board recently announced the 2009 limits for TSP Contributions, loan interest rates, and other up-to-date TSP info at this site. …


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Deep Disney Discounts

This article refers to the 2009 Disney promotions.  For current information, search for Disney or click on the travel category. Walt Disney World in Florida…


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What's Obama's Plan?

On my long drive last weekend, I kept hearing about Obama’s economic stimulus package.  What I didn’t hear, however, was any concrete information.  In case…



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Planning for 2009

One of the (many) unique things about being in the military is that you get regular pay increases every January, when the new pay tables…