Navy Federal May Specials

May 23, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) is offering a variety of promotions in honor of Military Appreciation Month.  If you are a NFCU member, you can cut costs and even earn some money by taking advantage … [Read more...]

On-Base Financial Education: Can’t Do Enough

May 13, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The latest issue of the Financial Planning newsletter has two thought-provoking articles about financial education, financial planning, and financial products as they relate tothe military. The … [Read more...] Wants to Hear From You on Pay and Benefits

April 28, 2014 | Kate Horrell

What do you think about the budget situation?  Obviously, our country is in a budget quandry, and there isn't enough money for everything.  Several senior Pentagon officials have made comments that … [Read more...]

The New Latte Factor

April 27, 2014 | Kate Horrell

If you've done any research into personal finance, you've probably heard of "the latte factor."  The latte factor, as explained by author David Bach, is the small amount of money, spent over and … [Read more...]

DFAS Warns Against 3rd Party App

October 14, 2013 | Kate Horrell

The Department of Defense is again reminding military servicemembers and their families not to utilize any third-party applications to access Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) MyPay or … [Read more...]

Financial Planning & Education Tools

October 06, 2013 | Kate Horrell

In researching which banks are doing what for the government shutdown, I stumbled across another free resource for financial education and planning online. It is called BalanceTrack, and it appears to … [Read more...]

Army Wife Network Field Exercise at Fort Carson

September 15, 2013 | Kate Horrell
army wife network field exercise

Do you live near Fort Carson?  Then join the Army Wife Network for a full day of fun, education, and free stuff  at their Field Exercises held on both Wednesday, 18 September 2013 and Thursday, 19 … [Read more...]

Sears Heroes At Home Rego Today

August 29, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Online registration for the 2013 Sears Heroes at Home Wish Registry program will open at 1 pm Central Time today, Thursday, 29 August 2013.  Applications will be taken on a first come, first serve … [Read more...]

Free Financial Education – Online

August 25, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Understanding how money works is one of the most important factors in having a successful financial life.  Unfortunately, personal financial topics aren't taught in schools, and many families don't … [Read more...]

7 Steps To Secure Your Mobile Gadgets

July 20, 2013 | Kate Horrell

As the Kashman family moves into the world of smart-phones and tablets, I've discovered that we have NO idea how to keep ourdevices digitally secure.  I've got a vague idea that having my online … [Read more...]

14 July 2013 Weekend Roundup

July 14, 2013 | Kate Horrell

When I spend any amount of time on the internet, I end up with tons of open tabs, all containing things that I think might be interesting to you.  Here are some interesting bits that I have been … [Read more...]

Those Scam Comments and Emails

May 05, 2013 | Kate Horrell

You may have noticed that we are having a huge problem here at The Paycheck Chronicles with spam comments.  I apologize - we are trying to get the problem fixed.  At the same time, my email server … [Read more...]

Free Bagels From Brueggers, Today!

April 25, 2013 | Kate Horrell

One thing I really miss about living in the United States is good, fresh bagels.  If you are in one of the 26 (plus DC!) states that has a Bruegger's Bagels, you can get three free bagels up until … [Read more...]

NMFA Seeking Caregivers For Survey

April 24, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Are you caring for a wounded, ill, or injured service members or veteran?  The National Military Family Association (NMFA) is currently conducting a survey for caregivers.  They are gathering … [Read more...]