Old Navy Military Appreciation Days

August 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Don't forget, today, August 30th through September 2nd are Military Appreciation Days at Old Navy (stores only.)   Active duty, reserve and military members and their families will … [Read more...]

Sorting Out Charitable Giving

August 29, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Charitable contributions are a challenging issue for many people.  Sure, we all want to be generous and help others, but sometimes we don't know how much to give, who should get our money, … [Read more...]

Quotable: David Geffen

August 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money." … [Read more...]

Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, Edition 21

August 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Aha, it is my turn to host the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights and I get the lucky 21st edition.  Originated by my friend Penelope at Pecuniarities, the Carnival features some of the best personal … [Read more...]

To Buy, Or Not To Buy

August 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Recent headlines about Cash for Clunkers and the upcoming Cash for Refrigerators programs have me rethinking some of my spending plans.  Here is the situation:  my deployed husband … [Read more...]

Old but still Good

August 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Last week, the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, hosted by Counting My Pennies, featured The Paycheck Chronicles post:   5 Reasons Not Saving Money is Saving Me … [Read more...]

Free Chick-fil-A and Other Restaurant Goodies

August 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Thank you, Bargain Briana, for pointing out TWO ways to get free Chick-fil-A!  It is nice to have a little restaurant treat once in a while, and even better when you can get a bargain as … [Read more...]

Cheese, Please

August 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I love cheese, and so does my family.  Unfortunately, we seem to eat it in spurts:  a ton one week and hardly any the next few weeks.  Fortunately, I found these handy … [Read more...]

Quotable: Alan Greenspan

August 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse." … [Read more...]

Military Retirement and Social Security

August 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Elsewhere at Military.com, Ask June answers a question about Social Security and military retirement.  It seems to be a popular question, so find out the answer from Military.com's resident … [Read more...]

Test Your Credit Savvy

August 18, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Thanks to Carrie Davis, who has put together a short, fun quiz at Moolanomy:  10 Questions that Test Your Credit Savvy.  I got 9 right, but I sort of had the answer to one of them given to … [Read more...]

Phony Cell Phone Bill Charges

August 17, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Like many of you, I get my cell phone bills on the the internet.  A little email comes that says "Your bill is available to view online" and then the payment is automatically debited … [Read more...]

American Public University offers Scholarships

August 15, 2009 | Kate Horrell

This one isn't military specific, but still worth the effort:  American Public University, an online university offering 74 degree programs, is offering 15 full tuition scholarships.  … [Read more...]

Old Navy Discounts: End of Month

August 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Don't do your Old Navy back-to-school shopping just yet, because Old Navy is offering an excellent military appreciation deal.  August 30th to September 2nd, Old Navy stores are giving … [Read more...]