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Is It An Emergency, or An Unplanned Expense?

Emergency? Or Forgotten Expense?

There’s a lot of talk in the finance world about the importance of emergency funds, and planning your spending.  One place where a lot of…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

29 April 2016 Military Pay

Coming soon, the next regular, active duty military payday:  Friday, 29 April 2016.  I have to admit, I got a little confused this week, because…


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Occupancy Requirements for VA Home Loans

One common concern about obtaining a home loan guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the occupancy requirement.  In general, the VA home…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

15 April 2016 Military Pay Day

April 15 – the deadline to file your federal income tax return, and also the next regular, active duty military payday.  Wondering when your 15…



When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

1 April 2016 Military Pay Day

The next regular, active duty military pay day is Friday, 1 April 2016.  Wondering when you’ll see your 1 April 2016 military pay in your…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

15 March 2016 Military Pay

It’s awfully early for another military payday post, but these Tuesday paydays always mean lots of questions.  Tuesday, 15 March 2016 is the next regular,…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

1 March 2016 Military Pay

Coming soon: the 1 March 2016 military pay day.  This regular, active duty pay day falls on a Tuesday, which adds all sorts of confusion…


Why I'm Not Mad About GI Bill Changes

Why I’m Not Angry About GI Bill Changes

If you spent anytime in the military-oriented part of the internet last week, you probably noticed that there was a lot of conversation about one…


What State Do I File My Taxes

What State Do I File My Taxes?

It must be tax-time, because the emails and comments and social media boards are awash in questions about where military families need to file their…


Military Families Are Residents Somewhere

Mil Families Are Residents Somewhere

You know those topics that you talk about repeatedly, and yet there is still more say?  The issue of state of legal residence for military…


What Are You Still In Debt

Why Are You Still In Debt?

There are any number of reasons why you got into debt, including medical expenses, divorce, overspending, or a loss of income.  Honestly, though, why you…


Commissary Remote Location Sales

February Commissary Remote Location Sales

Are you an eligible commissary shopper who doesn’t live near a commissary? You should keep an eye on the Defense Commissary Agency’s “Guard/Reserve On-Site Sales”…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

12 February 2016 Military Pay

The 12 February 2016 military pay date is very early, which is a nice bonus, but it will mean longer pay periods at the end of…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

1 February 2016 Military Pay

The next regular, active duty military payday is coming on Monday, 1 February 2016, but many service members will see their 1 February 2016 military…


When will You See Your 29 April 2016 Military Pay?

15 January 2016 Military Pay

We’re coming up fast on the Friday, 15 January 2016 military pay time, the first payday to include the 2016 military pay raise and changes…


Tricare Dental Premiums

Tricare Dental Premiums Increase

Effective February 2016, the premiums for Tricare Dental are increasing slightly.  Because dental premiums are paid via the allotment system, and premiums are paid in…


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2016 Navy Federal Pay Deposit Dates

. Looking for more information about the upcoming payday? See 29 April 2016 Military Pay for more details. Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) customers often…


USAA Military Pay Days

2016 USAA Military Pay Deposit Dates

. Looking for information about the upcoming payday?   See 29 April 2016 Military Pay for more details. One of the many benefits of banking…


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Why Your December LES Might Be Wrong

It has come to my attention that a glitch in the Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) system may mean that your Year-to-Date (YTD) Roth Thrift Savings…