A Dryer Full of Trouble

February 27, 2010 | Kate Horrell

My dryer has won.  After gradually getting less and less efficient over the last few years, it has stopped drying our clothes.  It has taken me about a week of running the dryer over and over to … [Read more...]

Quotable: Will Smith

February 26, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like." … [Read more...]

Help The Vets You Know

February 25, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Elsewhere on Military.com, Tom Philpott talks about the generations that came before us:  veterans and their families, many of whom leave service without understanding the benefits available to … [Read more...]

Paying The Minimum Doesn’t Work

February 24, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I found this great article and graphic at Cracked.com.  The title is Why You Will Never Pay Off Your Credit Card and it follows an "average" American credit through a lifetime of minimum payments … [Read more...]

Proctor & Gamble Coupons

February 23, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Proctor and Gamble (P&G) manufactures popular brands such as Tide, Charmin, Pampers and Duracell.  Right now, P&G is offering a deal where you can send in receipts showing $50 worth of … [Read more...]

About Unemployment Benefits, with State-by-State Links

February 22, 2010 | Kate Horrell

As if there aren't enough confusing things to figure out in the military, each state has their own rules about the availability of unemployment benefits for spouses who have to give up their jobs to … [Read more...]

A Bad Idea: Lunch on Your Star Card

February 21, 2010 | Kate Horrell

So, I was at the exchange today, and as I trudged across the icky, snowy, wet parking lot, something caught my eye.  "Earn your free lunch twice as fast"  (or something similar) shouted the window … [Read more...]

Quotable: Seneca

February 19, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more." … [Read more...]

Reservists and National Guard get Long Overdue Pay for Post-Deployment Leave

February 18, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Thousands of mobilized reservists and National Guard members should begin receiving pay for post-deployment leave taken after long deployments.  The military members were entitled to the paid leave … [Read more...]

A Wee Bit More CAA Info

February 17, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Well, I have been calling and emailing all day, and I've dredged up a smidgen more info about the CAA (Career Advancement Account) situation.  … [Read more...]