GI Bill Transfer Details Announced

June 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The transfer portion of the new GI Bill has been very exciting for many people, and lots of questions have now been answered.  The Department of Defense has released the final details of the new … [Read more...]

Want a New Car? Try This Plan

June 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

A family member recently told me that she was going to buy a new car.  She still owed on her old car, and she was asking me the best way to organize the financing of the new car with the … [Read more...]

Operation Homefront Scholarship

June 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Operation Homefront has announced it's 2009 Military Spouse Scholarship Program.  The scholarship offers 37 awards between $10,000 and $1,500 and the application … [Read more...]

Another Twist on the Income Debate

June 20, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Lots of people at various stages of their lives are considering the choice to lower their income, whether you are retiring from the military and deciding what to do next, or considering one person … [Read more...]

Quotable: Tolstoy

June 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal - that there is no human relationship between master and slave. " … [Read more...]

Military Report

June 18, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Here's the weekly roundup of financial information from the Military.comMilitary Report : TRICARE Prime Travel Access Standards Changes Deal of the Week: Free Trial of Men's Health Your New GI … [Read more...]

A Frugal Fitness Update

June 17, 2009 | Kate Horrell

As I mentioned back in April, I've been on a mission to get thin, wealthy, and organized while my husband is deployed.  I can't really comment on the last two (though I'm doing OK on … [Read more...]

Random Free Stuff

June 16, 2009 | Kate Horrell

As usual, there is a selection of free stuff to be found on the internet today.  I'm always amazed at people who find gobs of free stuff - it if doesn't come right across my email, I … [Read more...]

Three Ways to Keep Track of Your Credit Card Purchases

June 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

For those of us who do choose to use credit cards, keeping track of your purchases is important.  I'm not good at it at all, so I've been researching and brainstorming ways to keep track … [Read more...]

Ordering Checks? Options Abound…

June 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I am nearly out of checks.  Really nearly out, as I've been nearly out for weeks.  And I need to order new checks today.  I know that there are lots of places to buy checks … [Read more...]

New GI Bill Calculator: It's Ready to Use!

June 12, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Military.com has some exciting news:  Our new GI Bill Calculator is ready to go.  This calculator will allow military members and veterans, spouses, guidence counselors and anyone … [Read more...]

Quotable: Bob Thaves

June 12, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money talks - but credit has an echo. " … [Read more...]

NMFA E-news 9 June 2009

June 10, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The National Military Family Association's 9 June 2009 E-news bulletin contains lots of useful and interesting information.  The financial relevant items are: Association Testifies at … [Read more...]

Reader Help Requested: Cell Phones and Deployment

June 09, 2009 | Kate Horrell

A reader, we'll call her Sharon, recently wrote with questions about cell phones and deployment.  I'll be honest, I don't know anything about cell phones on deployment.  We … [Read more...]