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...]

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...]

Clutter Can Be Cash

February 14, 2010 | Kate Horrell

In preparation for our move this summer, we have got to get rid of some of this stuff!  I've decided to take the last two weeks of February and attempt to sell or donate every single non-productive … [Read more...]

Bargains on Magazines

February 13, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Do you like to get magazines?  I'm not hugely in favor of getting a lot of magazines, as it clutters up the house and often makes me want to buy more stuff.  However, there are a few magazines that … [Read more...]

Two Scholarship Deadlines Soon!

February 12, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Two military child scholarships have application deadlines next week.  If you have college-bound students, make sure they take the time this weekend to fill out these applications - every dollar … [Read more...]

Tricare for Guard and Reserve

February 12, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Are you a National Guard or Reserve member who has questions about Tricare medical coverage? I've found this great video that explains how Tricare works for mobilized Guard and Reserve members and … [Read more...]

Quotable: The Beatles

February 12, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"I don't care too much for money, for money can't buy me love." … [Read more...]