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Should Your Next Car Be New Or Used?

New Or Used Car? 5 Factors To Consider

Experience is a powerful influence. And it certainly plays a central role in my decision-making when faced with the choice of a new car versus…


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Renting A Car? Protect Yourself

This might be old news for you younger, smarter folks, but I learned an amazing little trick today. When picking up a rental car, go around…


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More Questions about Deductible Expenses

After writing Can I Deduct My Uniform Costs on My Income Tax Return?, I’ve gotten more questions and comments about other items that may or…


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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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20 November 2010 Weekend Roundup

Some of the best from around the internet this week: Absolutely worthy of its own post, Jeff Rose rocks the good decisions in How My…


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9 October 2010 Saturday Roundup

Where did the week go?  We are heading into fall here and it is great! Also great is some of the stuff I have been…


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USAA’s Auto Circle Launches Today

As you may remember, I spent the first half of last week at the USAA headquarters in San Antonio, Texas.  A bunch of bloggers were…


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How to Get Rid of An Old Car

As we prepare to PCS (next week – ack!), we are faced with the problem of disposing of our cars. Both cars are older (8…


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A New Twist on Car Shopping

One thing about moving so often:  some times you can’t take your cars with you, or you can take one car but any extras.  As…


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Another Opinion on One Car Living

I am on an email list for Mary Hunt, who wrote the Debt Proof Living books and also maintains a website by the same name. …








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It’s a Fact: Cars Need Repairs

I hate it when my car needs work – we’ve usually moved to a new place, where I don’t have a trustworthy mechanic, and I…


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Emergency Fund 101

You hear a lot about emergency funds, but you probably have questions.  Here’s a short primer that will hopefully help answer some of your questions,…


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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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Used Auto Parts Can Save

Let me start by saying that I'm sure that there are lots of issues around used auto parts.  I don't claim to know much of…