Save on Textbooks

November 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you've ever taken a college class, you probably remember being amazed at how much the textbooks cost.  Even though I've been a student off and on for over 20 years, I was still … [Read more...]

Outrageous Overdraft Fees

November 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you've been reading for a while, you have probably noticed that I'm a huge fan of Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA, and Pentagon Federal Credit Union.  They have always provided good … [Read more...]

Old Navy 50% Coupon Today

November 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

This may be the strangest promotion I've seen lately, but I'm willing to work with it.  Old Navy is doing a Thanksgiving weekend promotion called Gobblepalooza, with its very own website … [Read more...]

Quotable: Eli Broad

November 20, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"There is no substitute for knowledge. To this day, I read three newspapers a day. It is impossible to read a paper without being exposed to ideas. And ideas.. more than money.. are the real … [Read more...]

Income Tax Info on the MSRRA

November 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Well, my previous post on the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act has generated a lot of comments.  I love it!  Obviously, there are many questions about what this Act is going to mean … [Read more...]

Military Finance Network

November 18, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you are looking for more information on a variety of military finance issues, you might want to look at the Military Finance Network.  The blog's owner, Patrick, is a veteran who has a … [Read more...]

2010 Commissary Scholarships

November 17, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Every year, the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) offers a huge scholarship program, awarding at least one scholarship at each location that has a qualifying applicant. The 2010 program has opened and … [Read more...]

What? Credit Card Questions

November 16, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you have a credit card, you've probably gotten a letter or email notice informing you of changes to your credit card account.  I've gotten one for each of my credit cards.  They both said … [Read more...]

Christmas is Coming: Do You Know Where Your Money Is?

November 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

If you celebrate Christmas, you know that December is an expensive month.  A few years ago, I decided that we needed a separate budget for December.  I was amazed at how much money we … [Read more...]

Quotable: David Bach

November 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Financial education needs to become a part of our national curriculum and scoring systems so that it's not just the rich kids that learn about money.. it's all of us." … [Read more...]

Appreciation Days at Old Navy

November 12, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Old Navy is once again honoring the military by offering a 30% discount (in stores only) from November 12th to 15th.  The ad is pretty simple and states "Be sure to bring your valid U.S. … [Read more...]

Veteran's Day Offers

November 11, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Don't forget to enjoy these great Veteran's Day offers today!Many national and local businesses are offering specials for Veteran's Day.  Here is the list I've found so far: … [Read more...]

Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

November 10, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Good news on the homefront!  The Military Spouse Residency Relief Act was passed by Congress last week and is awaiting the President's signature. Here is the body of the press … [Read more...]

2010 Pay Charts Approved

November 09, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The 2010 Defense Authorization Act has been signed into law, which means that the 2010 pay charts are definite!  This is a good sized raise for military members, especially considering the … [Read more...]