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“Found” Money

So, the other day, this article pops up in one of my news feeds.  I immediately thought to myself, “I know exactly what they’re talking…


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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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Marine Federal Credit Union

Marine Federal Credit Union has joined Navy Federal Credit Union and Service Credit Union in planning to deposit the amount of a regular, full paycheck…


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Service Credit Union

For those of you who bank with Service Credit Union, good news!  According to their website, and an email being sent to their members, Service…


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You Got How Much Back?

As I stumble around the internet, I hear a lot of interesting discussion regarding income taxes, tax returns, refunds, and payments.  I’ve heard of people…


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Accounting For Travel Money

One thing that frustrates me as the checkbook keeper in a military family is keeping track of money that comes “through” our account for various…



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Ditch Debt, Boost Credit Scores

In a recent webinar, June Walbert of USAA answered questions and explained strategies for paying off debt and increasing your credit score.  If you missed…


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Quotable: Walter Scott

“Credit is like a looking glass, which, when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again, but if once cracked can never be…


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2 October 2010 Saturday Roundup

From my good friends at USAA, a fascinating article 6 Big Hits to Your Credit Score, with actual numbers of how certain behaviors might affect…


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Free or Near Free Housewares

A beautiful website called One Kings Lane is offering a great promotion right now:  free $15 credit if you become a member.  They have an…


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Delaying Purchases Saves Money

I was chatting with my sister the other day, and I made a profound realization:  for years, I have been using this nutty military lifestyle…



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Foreign Transaction Fees

If you spend any amount of time outside the United States, you might find that using your credit card is handy.  In addition to 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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Inspiration

If you have credit card debt, it can feel like you will never get it paid off.  That is one of the reasons that I…


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Paying The Minimum Doesn’t Work

I found this great article and graphic at Cracked.com.  The title is Why You Will Never Pay Off Your Credit Card and it follows an…