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...]

Used Auto Parts Can Save

November 09, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Let me start by saying that I'm sure that there are lots of issues around used auto parts.  I don't claim to know much of anything about them.  However, the other day, the window … [Read more...]

Using Tools Makes Couponing Easy

November 08, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I used to be an avid coupon clipper, and spend a ridiculous amount of time shopping at different grocery stores, matching up sales with double or triple coupons so that I rarely spent much on … [Read more...]

Quotable: Ayn Rand

November 06, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver." … [Read more...]

Umbrella Insurance 101

November 05, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Umbrella insurance - what's that?  I can't imagine insuring an umbrella!  Oh, that's not it.  So what is umbrella insurance?Umbrella insurance is a liability insurance … [Read more...]

Saving on Vacation

November 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Laura at Five Cent Nickel has written a great piece called How to Save Money on Vacations.  While military families often spend their vacations "going home" or PCSing, many of these tips still … [Read more...]

Top Three Tips

November 03, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I just finished a radio interview on the F.R.A.Z.L.E.D. Military Wives Christian Network's Blog Talk Radio Show - wow that is a lot of words.  While I was preparing for the interview, I … [Read more...]

Veteran's Day Offers

November 02, 2009 | Kate Horrell

A few national Veterans' Day promotions will be coming up in the next few weeks.  So you can plan ahead, here is the list so far: … [Read more...]

June Saves on Groceries

October 31, 2009 | Kate Horrell

June, of USAA and Ask June fame, give the following advice today on Twitter:  Friday can be good grocery day cause shipments arrive for wknd. Prime tenderloin slashed $9/lb cause another pallet … [Read more...]

Quotable: Bob Dylan

October 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money doesn't talk, it swears." … [Read more...]

Don't Overlook the Base Thrift Shop

October 29, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I stopped by a nearby base thrift shop yesterday in search of a particular item for a Halloween costume.  I've shopped at this thrift shop before, and found a few good items, but I had … [Read more...]

Chipotle Halloween Promo

October 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

It looks like Chipotle is doing their free burrito promotion again this Halloween, from 6 to 10 pm.  Dress as a burrito (or something less complicated, but apparently it needs to include foil and … [Read more...]