2010


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Tax Day 2011: April 18th?

April 15th is notorious around the country as the day that federal income tax returns are due.  It always throws me off when the 15th…


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Anticipating W-2s

I’ve seen lots of questions on the message boards regarding the release of the 2010 W-2s.  W-2s are accessed via the MyPay system.  From the…


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November 2010 End-of-Month Pay

The next military payday is on Wednesday, 1 December.  I’ve been getting lots of questions about when people are going to get paid over Thanksgiving. …



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Happy Veteran’s Day

I hope that all our veterans are able to enjoy a pleasant day. Thank you for your service to our country.  I truly appreciate the…


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Happy Marine Corps Birthday

On this Marine Corps birthday, thank you to all the Marines, everywhere, who help to keep us safe.  A special thank you to a very…


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More 2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts

I’ve got updates to the 2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts article that I published last week.  If you missed that one, be sure to click back…


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November 2010 Mid-Month Pay

It must be near payday – my box is filled with people wondering when they will get paid next.  Here is the scoop:  military payday…


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2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts

UPDATE 9 November 2010:  See even more deals and discounts at More 2010 Veteran’s Day Discounts. Two weeks until Veteran’s Day quite a few businesses…


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Pay Update for October 2010

I know that everyone is wondering when they will get paid for the November 1st pay.  Of course, the pay day is still November 1st,…


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Sears Heroes at Home Situation Update

If you haven’t already heard, the Sears Heroes at Home Registry is closed.  Whether or not it is permanently closed is a bit of a…


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Sears Heros at Home Open Now

Update 1:43 AM, Eastern time:  The program is temporarily closed.  Keep checking back for more info. The Sears Heroes at Home Wish Registry is open…


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2010 Holiday Mailing Deadlines

The holiday season is going to be here remarkably soon, and it is definitely time to be thinking about mailing those packages overseas. There are…



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Kiplinger Freebies

From our friends at Kiplinger online, a fantastic list of freebies available in 2010.  You can see just the text version of the list, or…


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Shop Sam’s Club Free This Weekend

Ever wondered if a Sam’s Club membership would be a good choice for your family?  This might be your weekend to find out.  This weekend,…


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Last Day – Borders 25% Military Discount

I don’t know how I missed this one, but Borders is offering a 25% military discount to celebrate Independence Day.  Unfortunately, it ends TODAY!  The…


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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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June 2010 Military Paydays

And again, a bunch of questions about when the military gets paid for the June mid-month pay.  Payday is Tuesday, June 15th.  Some banks and…