Paying The Minimum Doesn’t Work

February 24, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I found this great article and graphic at  The title is Why You Will Never Pay Off Your Credit Card and it follows an "average" American credit through a lifetime of minimum payments … [Read more...]

Proctor & Gamble Coupons

February 23, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Proctor and Gamble (P&G) manufactures popular brands such as Tide, Charmin, Pampers and Duracell.  Right now, P&G is offering a deal where you can send in receipts showing $50 worth of … [Read more...]

About Unemployment Benefits, with State-by-State Links

February 22, 2010 | Kate Horrell

As if there aren't enough confusing things to figure out in the military, each state has their own rules about the availability of unemployment benefits for spouses who have to give up their jobs to … [Read more...]

A Bad Idea: Lunch on Your Star Card

February 21, 2010 | Kate Horrell

So, I was at the exchange today, and as I trudged across the icky, snowy, wet parking lot, something caught my eye.  "Earn your free lunch twice as fast"  (or something similar) shouted the window … [Read more...]

H&R Block Talks MSRRA

February 20, 2010 | Kate Horrell

H&R Block has put together a short piece that talks about the MSRRA Act.  It doesn't get into specific situations but rather gives more general information.  It may help fill in some of the … [Read more...]

Quotable: Seneca

February 19, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more." … [Read more...]

Reservists and National Guard get Long Overdue Pay for Post-Deployment Leave

February 18, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Thousands of mobilized reservists and National Guard members should begin receiving pay for post-deployment leave taken after long deployments.  The military members were entitled to the paid leave … [Read more...]

A Wee Bit More CAA Info

February 17, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Well, I have been calling and emailing all day, and I've dredged up a smidgen more info about the CAA (Career Advancement Account) situation.  … [Read more...]

Short on Cash? Where to Look

February 15, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I came across this one page advice article at USAA today, and it is pretty good.  Titled Where to Go - and Not Go - When You Need Money, it talks about the good, iffy and bad places to look to … [Read more...]