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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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Preparing Your Finances For a Deployment

It is easy to think about the financial benefits of deploying, with various extra pays and tax-free pay.  However, it is important to make sure…


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Check Out The Military Wallet

My friend, Ryan (aka Patrick) has moved his military finance website.  Formerly known as the Military Finance Network, it is now residing at The Military…


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Marriage and Money

It is commonly reported that financial issues are one of the top reasons that couples disagree or fight.  Certainly, money is a topic that can…


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$300? I can save $300?

I'm sure you remember that fridge I've been planning to get rid of.   Well, my local radio station might have just convinced me.  WTOP is…


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Gas & Electric Bill Update X2

You might remember that I have had two unpleasant utility bills already this year.  In order to get this big cost under control, I decided…


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Time to Do Something Drastic

I've just gotten my second big gas and electric bill in a row.  After the first one, I made a few changes, but this second…


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Know Your Thermostat

With cold weather in most of the country and heating bills rising quickly, this is a great time to learn more about how to efficiently…


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Budget Balancing: A Monthly Battle

I recently learned a great tip for solving a common problem:  all of your big bills being due at the same time each month.  For…