Shop Sam’s Club Free This Weekend

August 06, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Ever wondered if a Sam's Club membership would be a good choice for your family?  This might be your weekend to find out.  This weekend, August 6-8, 2010, Sam's is holding an "open house" weekend, … [Read more...]

Senator Proposes Changing GI Bill

August 05, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I have always said that the New Post 9/11 GI Bill is too generous and that our country just doesn't have the money to pay for what has been promised.  In my opinion, it is just a matter of time … [Read more...]

Job Training for Vets Ages 20-24

August 05, 2010 | Kate Horrell

The US Department of Labor has just announced a new job training program for veterans aged 20-24.  It is called VETS, which stands for Veterans' Employment and Training Service.  It sounds pretty … [Read more...]

USAA’s Auto Circle Launches Today

August 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell
USAA Auto Circle

As you may remember, I spent the first half of last week at the USAA headquarters in San Antonio, Texas.  A bunch of bloggers were brought together to learn more about USAA, their mission and … [Read more...]

2 August 2010 Military Report

August 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

From the 2 August 2010 Military Report at, the following financial news: Free SAT/ACT Prep Software - NFL and MLB players, and Sponsorship Alliance Partners have partnered with … [Read more...]

Life Insurance

August 02, 2010 | Kate Horrell

This week, I had the opportunity to visit the USAA headquarters in San Antonio and one subject that came up regularly was life insurance.  I expressed that I sometimes find it frustrating that the … [Read more...]

DOD Child Care Fees Changing

July 31, 2010 | Kate Horrell

The Department of Defense announced yesterday that it is changing its fee schedule for child care in DOD facilities. Fees have not be raised in six years and obviously, costs have been rising. The … [Read more...]

Quotable: Confucius

July 30, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"He who does not economize will have to agonize." … [Read more...]

MOAA Clarifies MyCAA ???s

July 28, 2010 | Kate Horrell

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) has put together a nice FAQ sheet that helps to explain some of the questions about how the MyCAA changes will affect those of us who are current … [Read more...]

Hanging Out at USAA

July 27, 2010 | Kate Horrell

So, I am in San Antonio on a lovely trip where USAA has brought together a group of military and personal finance bloggers to tour the campus and learn more about USAA's financial services and many … [Read more...]

August Commissary On-Site Sales

July 25, 2010 | Kate Horrell

The super folks at the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) bring their wonderful wares to remote locations throughout the US so that our National Guard, Reserve and geographically separated service … [Read more...]

Stop Loss Payment Deadline Soon

July 24, 2010 | Kate Horrell

NEW DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 3, 2010 PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD Please help get the word out to former and current military members who might be eligible for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay.  Personnel … [Read more...]

Quotable: Abraham Lincoln

July 23, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"A goal properly set is halfway reached." (Thanks to Jeff Rose, CFP at Good Financial Cents.) … [Read more...]