Stop Loss Compensation

October 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Were you affected by the "Stop Loss" orders since September 11, 2001?  Do you know someone who was?  Good news!  The Department of Defense has organized the program to … [Read more...]

Veteran’s Days Discounts at Cabela’s

October 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

UPDATE 26 OCTOBER 2010:  This is 2009 information.  I have been unable to verify 2010 information.  Please see here for other 2010 discounts. Veteran's Day weekend, Cabela's outdoor store is … [Read more...]

26 October Military Report

October 26, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Financial news from the 26 October 2009 Military Report:Armed Forces Offering Cyber Security Tips - The Department of Defense's seven cyber-security tips to help you stay safe … [Read more...]

Innovative Ink Savings

October 26, 2009 | Kate Horrell

While researching another subject, I can across innovative software that can help you to save money on printer ink and toner. is the website that advertises PretonSave, software … [Read more...]

Referral Unnecessary for H1N1 Vaccine

October 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Tricare has temporarily suspended the need for prior authorization and referral to receive the H1N1 vaccine from any Tricare-authorized provider.  What this means is that you can go to a … [Read more...]

Free Snack at Barnes & Noble

October 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Do you have a Barnes & Noble nearby?  What a great way to spend an autumn afternoon, curled up in a bookstore with a warm drink and a snack.  Especially if that snack is FREE!Today, … [Read more...]

Quotable: Addison H. Hallock

October 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need more." … [Read more...]

Kiplinger Focuses on The Military

October 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Wow, we military folks are hot commodities lately.  I've been hearing radio clips, reading magazine articles, and finding more and more websites focusing on personal finance for the … [Read more...]

Listen to the Roto-Rooter Man

October 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

In my mail today, this timely reminder from Roto-Rooter: Pumpkin Carvers Beware! Never put pumpkin pulp into drains, toilets or garbage disposals.  The stringy and sticky gunk is ideal for … [Read more...]

VA Goes YouTube

October 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The Veteran's Administration has begun posting YouTube videos to help answer questions and highlight VA benefits.  One of the most recent videos highlights the VA Emergency payments: Be sure to … [Read more...]

Quotable: Zig Ziglar

October 16, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves." … [Read more...]

Should You Refinance?

October 15, 2009 | Kate Horrell

When I see the amazingly low interest rates, I often wonder: Should we think about refinancing? There are so many variables to consider. If you are just beginning to think about refinancing, this … [Read more...]

10 Signs You Need Help

October 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

How do you know if you could benefit from professional financial help?  Here are 10 signs that things might be headed out of control: You are late paying your bills each month. You use credit … [Read more...]