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...]

The Great PCS Book Giveaway #2

May 28, 2010 | Kate Horrell

There was so much news yesterday that I skipped posting the book giveaway - I was afraid it would get lost in the payday excitement. Today's giveaway book is The Beardstown Ladies' Guide to Smart … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Deals

May 27, 2010 | Kate Horrell

First, I have to say that I am a little torn.  It is nice that people are offering discounts for Memorial Day, but shopping isn't really the point of the holiday.  Regardless, … [Read more...]

Free Chick-fil-A in San Diego

May 27, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Tonight, Thursday, May 27, select San Diego area Chick-fil-A restaurants are offering free meals to military families from 4 to 7 pm.  Just show your military IDs and select from an Original … [Read more...]