Real Estate: Be Careful, and Be Realistic

March 30, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I was reading some real estate investing stuff today, and I ran across a stereotypical story:  Military family buys house at each duty station, and makes a fortune either by holding and renting … [Read more...]

Exchanges & Medicine: Worth The Trip

March 29, 2014 | Kate Horrell

There is always plenty of debate about military exchanges selection, quality and prices.  There is one department where I always know I am getting a good deal:  generic pharmacy items.  The Navy … [Read more...]

MilitaryByOwner vs. AHRN

March 27, 2014 | Kate Horrell

When it comes to renting your property, there are two major players that target military audiences exclusively. There are other websites, but they don't have the coverage or name recognition of … [Read more...]

Free Captain America Movie

March 26, 2014 | Kate Horrell
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Marvel Comic fans, you probably know that the new Captain America movie, The Winter Soldier, is coming to theatres on 4 April 2014.  Well, if you are near a lucky Army or Air Force base, you can … [Read more...]

Tips to MilitaryByOwner Work

March 25, 2014 | Kate Horrell

As a landlord, I use MilitaryByOwner.com (MBO) and AHRN to advertise my properties for rent.  One of my tenants has just received orders, and I relisted the house today.  My husband, who is clever, … [Read more...]

Free Story Book At Shutterfly

March 24, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I'm always looking for inexpensive gifts, and the grandparents and great-grandparents in this family love photos.  Obviously, then, I'm totally loving this coupon for a free 8" X 8" photo book from … [Read more...]

Air Force Folks: Prepare To Recertify

March 23, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The Air Force is going over its records, and it requires your help.  Air Force officials are reviewing all records that pertain to Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) BAH dependency status.  Beginning … [Read more...]

1 April 2014 Military Pay

March 21, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The next regular, active duty military payday is Tuesday, 1 April 2014.  I know that isn't for ten days, but the questions have been rolling in already.  Tuesday paydays always mean a lot of … [Read more...]

Tell The IRS What You Think

March 20, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Ever had an opinion about the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)?  Most of us have, and it can be frustrating that there is  no way to "tell someone."  Some people, however, do that have that … [Read more...]

Help Your Teens Get Ahead

March 19, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Many teenagers like to get a job, to have some spending money and build some autonomy.  That job could be the key ticket to their financial future, and most teens (and their parents) have no idea how … [Read more...]

Hampton Roads Kid’s Website

March 18, 2014 | Kate Horrell

If you live in Hampton Roads, and you have kids, you have got to check out MyActiveChild.com.  MyActiveChild has a huge database of activities and events for children, all located in Virginia Beach, … [Read more...]

Opting Out of Pre-screened Offers

March 16, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Today's gentle reminder is to make sure that you are opted out of pre-screened credit card and insurance offers that come through the mail.  Not only do you not need the temptation, these mail … [Read more...]

Thinking About Business Ownership?

March 15, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I've recently become aware of an absolutely fabulous program that helps military veterans and military family members learn the skills to build a successful business.  Located at Syracuse University, … [Read more...]

Another Way To Get A Free Credit Score

March 12, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I am always curious about my credit score, but I don't want to pay for it.  I do check my credit report each year, but I'm just curious about that score.  This week, I learned about a tricky way to … [Read more...]