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MyPay Goes Mobile

Do you have one of those fancy mobile phones?  Yes, you probably do.  I might be the only person left on the planet that doesn’t. …


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Why Read Books About Money?

I have been reading The Difference by Jean Chatzky for a couple of weeks now, and this morning I began thinking about how much I…



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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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Hanging Out at USAA

So, I am in San Antonio on a lovely trip where USAA has brought together a group of military and personal finance bloggers to tour…


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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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Pat Tillman Scholarship

Applications are open for the 2010 Pat Tillman Military Scholarship, offered by the Pat Tillman Foundation.  Applications are due by 5 pm on April 30th. …



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Test Your Financial Literacy

Ever heard those statistics that quote the financial literacy (or illiteracy) of Americans?  Ever wondered how you would do on those tests?  Here’s your chance…


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Quotable: Dayana Yochim

“Bribe your partner with dreams to get them on board with finances.”


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Quotable: Andrew Carnegie

“There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.”


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Quotable: David Bach

"Financial education needs to become a part of our national curriculum and scoring systems so that it’s not just the rich kids that learn about…


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Is Your Credit Score Good?

I came across a interesting post at Moolanomy Personal Finance:  What is a Good Credit Score.  It is a basic discussion of the value of…


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We've Been Noticed

The Paycheck Chronicles has been noticed a few places around the internet this week: The Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted by Green Panda Treehouse, features…


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Public Radio Discusses Military Finances

American Public Media is the second largest producer and distributor of public radio programming.  One of their largest products is a segment called Marketplace Money. …


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Refinance Your Car? Why and How

I recently received a question about refinancing a car loan.  In a perfect world, none of us have to take out a loan to buy…