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GI Bill Fixes Might Help and Hinder

Everything in life comes with some sort of cost, and changes to the Post 9/11 GI Bill are no different.  The adjustments made to the…


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Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Throughout the conversations on a possible government shutdown, I’ve heard several people mention the protections afforded under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA.)  The SCRA…


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Government Shutdown Legislative Update

There are several pieces of legislation in Congress that could have a direct impact on the way that a government shutdown would impact military service…


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Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act

UPDATE 05 April 2011:  The bill is currently in committee and is not on the agenda for this week.  Ugh! Thank goodness that someone in…


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2 August 2010 Military Report

From the 2 August 2010 Military Report at Military.com, the following financial news: Free SAT/ACT Prep Software – NFL and MLB players, and Sponsorship Alliance…


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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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Domicile and Residence, A MSRRA Issue

One of the most confusing aspects of the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act is the idea of residency, or domicile.  From Merriam-Webster.com, the definition of…


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MSRRA FAQs

Military OneSource has put together a fabulous, three page FAQ sheet on the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act.  It might just be my browser, but…


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Spouses and Leases

Most of you have probably heard of the “military clause,” a generic term used to describe any parts of a lease that deals with the…


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Income Tax Info on the MSRRA

Well, my previous post on the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act has generated a lot of comments.  I love it!  Obviously, there are many questions…


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What? Credit Card Questions

If you have a credit card, you’ve probably gotten a letter or email notice informing you of changes to your credit card account.  I’ve gotten…


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Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

Good news on the homefront!  The Military Spouse Residency Relief Act was passed by Congress last week and is awaiting the President’s signature. Here is…


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Free SAT-ACT Prep Software

I had heard about this before, but a tip from Love My Tanker at SpouseBUZZ reminded me:  Free SAT and ACT test preparation software is…