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1 February 2013 Military Pay

I don’t know why this pay period has felt soooo long.  The next regular, active duty, military payday is next Friday, 1 February 2013.  Most…


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2013 Active Duty Military Paydays

Looking for the 2014 Active Duty Military Paydays? We’ve got ’em here! Planning, I love planning.  And so I’ve got a lovely list here of…


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Why Are You Searching For BAS Rates?

A little mid-year review of our most popular posts and frequent searches brings up a fascinating subject.  The single most frequently read page at The…


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Department of Defense Lodging Rates

This isn’t exactly real news, but it is important if you don’t already know it.  The rates for very similar military accommodations can vary greatly…


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1 August 2012 Military Pay

Wow!  When you convince yourself that something is a long time away, it can really sneak up on you!  I have been telling myself, “This…


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15 July 2011 Pay Predictions

Time for our twice-monthly predictions of when the major military banks and credit unions will probably release funds for the 15 July 2011 payday.  This…


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Coupon Policies at Overseas Locations

For years, I have known about the policy that allows overseas commissaries to use coupons to be used for up to six months after the…


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1 July 2011 Pay

I think I’m going to start making this a twice-monthly event:  guess when Navy Federal and USAA are going to release active duty pay.  To…



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1 June 2011 Pay/Memorial Day Weekend

  PLEASE NOTE:  THIS POST REFERS TO THE 1 JUNE PAY PERIOD FOR THE YEAR 2011.  FOR ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT 2012, PLEASE REFER TO THE…


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Long Pay Period Warning

I get grief about this every time I write on the subject, but I also know that many military folks find this confusing or frustrating. …


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What If I Don’t Get Paid?

Pretty regularly, I get questions from readers who didn’t get paid on payday, or who got paid a smaller amount than they were expecting..  There…


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0% Balance Transfer Offer at NFCU

Are you carrying credit card debt?  If so, you are probably paying interest on that credit card debt.  NavyFederal Credit Union (NFCU) is offering a…


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Tuition Assistance Cutbacks Coming

With the release of the President’s proposed 2012 Defense Budget, professionals and amateurs all over are talking about various parts of the budget.  One area…


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Army Emergency Relief Offers Scholarship Programs

Did you know that Army Emergency Relief offers scholarship programs?  They have three different programs:  Dependent Children Scholarships, Overseas Spouse Scholarships, and Stateside Spouse Scholarships….


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Heads Up for February and March Pay

With all the excitement about the last payday, on Tuesday, February 1st, I thought that I had better mention that the next three paydays are…



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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. …