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...]

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...]