Traveling with Pets

February 07, 2010 | Kate Horrell

One of the hardest things about moving, for our family, is our cats.  They have been nearly all over the world with us and they are always a big part of our pre-move planning.  There are questions … [Read more...]

Disney Military Deals 2010

February 06, 2010 | Kate Horrell

This promotion ended on 31 August 2010.   Stay tuned for any new releases by searching for Disney or clicking on the travel category. Thank you to David, whose comment on my 2009 Disney post … [Read more...]

Valentines on the Cheap

February 06, 2010 | Kate Horrell

If you haven't noticed, it is February.  And February means Valentine's Day.  Depending on who you are, what type of relationship you may (or may not) have, and what your traditions are, Valentine's … [Read more...]

Quotable: Joe Moore

February 05, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy and with death as our greatest source of anxiety." (Thanks to Ray Dell'Ara) … [Read more...]

Ask June Talks MSRRA

February 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell

USAA's June Walbert was interviewed today by Beth Wilson of Navy Homefront Talk Radio.  The primary topic of their talk was the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act.  While there are still lots of … [Read more...]

MSRRA Links, State by State

February 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I'm bumping this list to the top of The Paycheck Chronicles because many states have recently issued directions on the impact of the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act on income taxes.  If you … [Read more...]

Free Half Gallon Chocolate Milk

February 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

The Great Gallon Give is a contest to win free milk for a year.  Even better, if you enter the contest, you can get a coupon for a free half gallon of chocolate milk with the purchase of a gallon of … [Read more...]

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...]