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Military.com Discount Center

You may have noticed that I’ve not been offering as much in the way of military discounts here at The Paycheck Chronicles. This change has happened because…


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Military and Food Stamps

CNN Money reported yesterday that the use of federal food benefits, also called Food Stamps or SNAP benefits, has increased at military commissaries.  It was…


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Veterans Day Discounts 2013

Every year, my Veterans Day discount post is super-popular.  I hope that many of you will find it useful again this year.  Not all venues…


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Commissary Scholarship Deadline Soon

It’s coming up soon:  the deadline for applications for the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) Scholarships for Military Children program.   This program offers at least…


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2013 Military Spouse Symposium

Do you live in the Seattle-Tacoma area?  Are you looking for a job, or do you ever expect to be looking for a job in…


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2013 Active Duty Military Paydays

Looking for the 2014 Active Duty Military Paydays? We’ve got ’em here! Planning, I love planning.  And so I’ve got a lovely list here of…


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Why Are You Searching For BAS Rates?

A little mid-year review of our most popular posts and frequent searches brings up a fascinating subject.  The single most frequently read page at The…


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Department of Defense Lodging Rates

This isn’t exactly real news, but it is important if you don’t already know it.  The rates for very similar military accommodations can vary greatly…


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1 August 2012 Military Pay

Wow!  When you convince yourself that something is a long time away, it can really sneak up on you!  I have been telling myself, “This…


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5 Ways to Keep Summer Camp Affordable

As we discussed yesterday, summer camp is great for kids, but bad for budgets.  Fortunately, there are ways to save money on your camp expenses….





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1 August 2011 Military Pay Info

A few notes of interest regarding the 1 August 2011 military payday. First, there is no reason to believe that the 1 August pay will…




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Tuition Assistance Changes Benefit Troops

Looking for 2013 Tuition Assistance Cancellation info?  See URGENT Tuition Assistance Update.   The Department of  Defense (DoD) has announced changes to the current military…


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July Commissary Remote Site Sales

The Defense Commissary Agency sponsors product sales at locations that are removed from military facilities. These sales give National Guard, reserve and retirees the opportunity…


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11 July 2011 Military Report

The Military Report by Military.com is a weekly compilation of news items on everything military, including veterans benefits, education, medical and pay issues.  From this…


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15 July 2011 Pay Predictions

Time for our twice-monthly predictions of when the major military banks and credit unions will probably release funds for the 15 July 2011 payday.  This…