Quotable: Mme. Riccoboni

May 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money does not change men, it only unmasks them." … [Read more...]

The Freezer Menu

May 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Let me guess...at least one night in the last month, you have ordered pizza, driven through a fast food place or picked up take out when you hadn't planned to, right?  That is pretty … [Read more...]

From the Military Report

May 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Lots of good financial information from this week's Military Report: Housing Assistance Program Tuition Top-Up Program 05-25-09 Value-Added Whole Life Insurance for the Entire Family Exchanges … [Read more...]

What The Grocery Store is Thinking

May 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I spend a lot of money at the grocery store.  Granted, there are usually six of us, and I try to buy quality food.  I also occasionally fall prey to the super sale, the "ooh, I'll … [Read more...]

Financial Roadshow Dates

May 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

As part of the Financial Readiness Challenge, Military One Sourcehas been putting together these great Roadshow events at locations across the country.  Upcoming dates include: Nellis AFB, … [Read more...]

Estate Planning Webinar from USAA

May 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

USAA - man, I don't think that they ever sleep down there in San Antonio!  On Wednesday night, May 27th, from 7 - 8 CST, they are offering a free webinar (internet based seminar) titled An … [Read more...]

Williamsburg Memorial Day Discounts

May 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission for active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families.  The offer is available today, May 22, through Monday, May … [Read more...]

Quotable: Franklin Jones

May 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist."  … [Read more...]


May 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I was over at USAA's new online community, What's On Your Mind, and I noticed an excellent reminder about washing machine hoses.  You know, the plastic or metal hoses that get the water … [Read more...]


May 20, 2009 | Kate Horrell

From the May 19th NMFA E-News bulletin, the following issues of financial interest: DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal More Guidance for DoD HAP Provided DDESS Enrollment Policy for … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Discounts

May 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Once again, our friends at Lowes and Home Depot are offering military discounts for the Memorial Day weekend.  The details are a bit different at each store but the general idea is the same - … [Read more...]


May 18, 2009 | Kate Horrell

You've probably heard about USAA, and you may use them for your insurance.  Lots of military families have also started using USAA for their banking needs.  You may be saying, … [Read more...]

Around the Blogosphere

May 18, 2009 | Kate Horrell

In the "better late than never" edition of Where's the Paycheck Chronicles, we have these offerings: The Money Hacks Carnival, hosted by My Life ROI, includes Busy. The Festival of … [Read more...]


May 16, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The National Military Family Association offers up it's hottest news on E-News: 1. Chairman Recognizes National Military Appreciation Month 2. AWAG Holds 53rd Annual Conference 3. Money Available … [Read more...]