Eating in Hotels – It Can Be Done

June 09, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I recently answered a question at Yahoo about eating while you are living in a hotel.  As my family starts packing out (today!), the subject of food is at the front of my mind.  We are anticipating … [Read more...]

Thanks for your Patience

June 08, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Posting has been a little scarce here and I imagine that it will be quiet for the next few days as our packers get us out of the house, and we get the house ready for the renters.  Please keep … [Read more...]

How to Get Rid of An Old Car

June 07, 2010 | Kate Horrell

As we prepare to PCS (next week - ack!), we are faced with the problem of disposing of our cars. Both cars are older (8 and 9 years) and have about 130,000 miles on them. My car, a van, is a mess: … [Read more...]

The Great PCS Book Giveaway #4

June 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Wow!  Things have been so busy here at The Paycheck Chronicles that there has hardly been space to squeeze in these book giveaways.  Today's contest is for a copy of Shocked, Appalled and Dismayed! … [Read more...]

Quotable: Benjamin Franklin

June 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"When you run in debt you give to another power over your liberty." (Thanks to @mint on Twitter for today's inspiration.) … [Read more...]

Random Tip of the Day: Ice Packs

June 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

As I laid in my bed this morning, trying to fend off a migraine, I thought about how much I truly love my reusable ice packs.  They remain cold a long time, but they aren't so cold that they are … [Read more...]

Mission May: The Final Numbers

June 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Well, May is gone and I'm still trying to reach my $1000 goal.  I've made some money, cleared out some things, and learned a lot. The two major things that happened at the end of the month were … [Read more...]

Preparing for Natural Disasters

June 02, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Hurricane season began yesterday, and it is a great time to be sure that you are prepared for natural disasters.  There are few places that aren't susceptible to some sort of disaster, and then there … [Read more...]

Expanding Tricare? Not So Fast

June 01, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I've heard several questions about the new national health-care overhaul and the expansion of Tricare to cover former dependents who are under 26.  A recent Washington Post article states that the … [Read more...]

A New Twist on Car Shopping

May 31, 2010 | Kate Horrell

One thing about moving so often:  some times you can't take your cars with you, or you can take one car but any extras.  As evidenced by the car sale lots on every post and base, a lot of car buying … [Read more...]

Thank You

May 31, 2010 | Kate Horrell

To all my readers who serve  or have served in the Armed Forces, thank you. … [Read more...]

The Great PCS Book Giveaway #3

May 29, 2010 | Kate Horrell

And the clearing out continues: Today's book is actually a blank journal.  It is really cute and I can think of lots of financial things you could do with it:  make a goal list, keep track of … [Read more...]

Quotable: Picasso

May 28, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"I'd like to live as a poor man, with lots of money." -Picasso … [Read more...]