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Back to Basics

During the government shutdown, no-military-pay scare earlier this month, it became even more apparent how many military families are stretched thin financially and living paycheck-to-paycheck. …



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Shutdown Avoided, This Time

As everyone should have heard by now, Congress came to an agreement and passed another continuing resolution to fund the government until Thursday, by which…


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DFAS Doubles Back

Inexplicably, DFAS has pulled or “taken down” all LES and mid-month net advice of pay that were available for viewing today.  From the website: Due…



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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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Air Force Aid Society Publishes Info

The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has published an In Event of A Government Shutdown FAQ list.   I honestly find the questions and answers to…


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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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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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Navy Federal’s Plans to Assist Customers

Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) has released their plans for assisting customers in the event that a government shutdown delays military pay.  The NFCU website…


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Government Shutdown: Child Care and Schools

In yesterday’s press release, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III Message to DOD Workforce on Potential Government Shutdown, it states that educational activities…


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DFAS Speaks on Pay Issues

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) has finally issued some guidance on how the federal government’s budget situation could affect military pay issues.  The…


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Finally, the DoD Speaks

The bold bits are being emphasized by me and are not emphasized in the original document IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 282-11 April 07, 2011 Deputy Secretary…




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Government Shutdown Legislative Update

There are several pieces of legislation in Congress that could have a direct impact on the way that a government shutdown would impact military service…


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A Government Shutdown Could Affect Leave

Elsewhere on Military.com, Bryant Jordan is reporting that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)’s finally released Guidance and Information on Furlough states that military members…


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Don’t Panic! Be Proactive

Military families all over the world are worried about the possibility that the military could not get paid on 15 April, or that they might…