Deployment


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Special Pays: Pro-Rated or Whole Month

I’ve had a few questions lately regarding which special pays are paid by the month, and which ones are pro-rated by the number of days…



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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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23 October 2010 Saturday Roundup

I love the internet! It has nearly everything I’ve ever wanted to know and I can usually find it pretty quickly. Now if I could…






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Free YMCA for Certain Groups

I’ve reported on this before, but the program is still going on and I want to make sure that everyone knows. The DOD has contracted…


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Reading Together Goes High Tech

If you have ever had little kids, chances are you have participated in some sort of activity designed to bridge the gap between your children…



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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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Timeless Pre-Deployment Financial Planning

This piece isn't new, but it is still great.  Jeff Rose at Good Financial Sense wrote about his experiences with money and deployment in Managing…


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The Medical Expenses Deduction

As I ran over my to-do list the other day, I made a note to make eye exams for one of the kids and myself. …