FlyLady Makes Financial Sense

February 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

You may have heard of FlyLady.  She is a inspirational, get-your-life together, internet sensation who advocates doing things 15 minutes at a time and taking little steps to make big progress.  Leah … [Read more...]

MSRRA Questions

February 02, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Readers - the statistics say that The Paycheck Chronicles is getting a lot of visits by people looking for information about the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act.  I know that I don't have all … [Read more...]

01 February 2010 Military Report

February 02, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Financial news from the February 1, 2010 Military Report at,  … [Read more...]

Entertainment Discounts Abound

February 01, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Sometimes I am amazed at the number of deals available to military families.  My email today included the MWR newsletter from one of the military installations in the Washington, DC area.  I clicked … [Read more...]

Simplify Your Finances in 14 Days

January 31, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I found this interesting offer at Simple Financial Lifestyle:  a free 14 day program to help you simplify.  I just signed up, so I'm not sure what I'm getting into, but I'm familiar with the website … [Read more...]

Being Cheap can Cost Lots

January 30, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Okay, I know you've done it - bought a cheap whatever, only to find that it needs to be replaced really soon because, well, it's cheap. I don't want to say that I do it all the time, but I have … [Read more...]

2010 Military Pay Dates

January 29, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Looking for the 2011 Military Pay Dates? I have quite a few questions in my email box, and some of them are tough and it is taking me a little while to find out the answers.  Fortunately, this one … [Read more...]

Quotable: Geoffry F. Abert

January 29, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"The most important thing about goals is having one." … [Read more...]

Free Tutoring

January 28, 2010 | Kate Horrell

A new Department of Defense programs offers free, online tutoring service to military members and their families through the  website  The 24 hour service offers help with … [Read more...]

Flying Space Available

January 27, 2010 | Kate Horrell

There a lot of questions about flying space available on military flights.  I've been trying to work on a huge post about flying "Space A," but I think maybe it is unnecessary now that I've found … [Read more...]

Swagbucks: Have You Heard Of It?

January 26, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Sometimes, I'm a little slow catching on to the hot new trends, even if it might save me some money.  That is definitely the case with Swagbucks.  I've been hearing about Swagbucks for months now … [Read more...]

From The 1/25 Military Report

January 26, 2010 | Kate Horrell

From the 1/25/2010 Military Report at, No Change in TRICARE Contractors Get the 2010 GI Bill Guide Need Financial Advice? Featured Job: Engineering Opportunities Liberty … [Read more...]

Home Equity Loan: Gone

January 25, 2010 | Kate Horrell

This is an exciting day in my financial life - our home equity loan is GONE.  Paid in full.  Zeroed out.  Whatever you want to call it, it's excellent. As you may have read, my primary 2009 … [Read more...]