Discount Center

July 01, 2014 | Kate Horrell

You may have noticed that I've not been offering as much in the way of military discounts here at The Paycheck Chronicles. This change has happened because has developed a dedicated … [Read more...]

Eating Great On A Budget

June 30, 2014 | Kate Horrell

You might have noticed that I'm in the States, so we have been indulging in all of our favorite foods.  Eating out can be tasty, but expensive!  And what happens when you aren't near the restaurant … [Read more...]

Rental Cars and Foolish Fees: Insurance

June 28, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Yesterday, we talked about the various extras that rental car companies offer to you.  They also have a wide variety of insurances that they'll offer.  However, you may already have the coverage you … [Read more...]

Rental Cars and Ridiculous Charges

June 27, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I've recently rented a few cars, and I am fascinated by the lack of knowledge by the rental car sales representatives.  I understand that they are supposed to offer extra features and additional … [Read more...]

Saving on School Supplies

June 25, 2014 | Kate Horrell

It is coming - the great school supply sales.  Every July and August, major big box and office supply stores offer phenomenal deals on school supplies.  A little savvy shopping can save you a TON on … [Read more...]

The Joys of Getting a Mortgage

June 24, 2014 | Kate Horrell

You know when sometimes you make your own life harder than it needs to be?  My husband and I are mid-refinance on a house we own.  I tell you...this stuff didn't use to be this difficult.  In … [Read more...]

J. Money Says, Try Hard!

June 23, 2014 | Kate Horrell

My friend J. Money at Budgets are Sexy has an encouraging post reminding us all that doing your best is always better than doing nothing, and that you'll get good results even if you're performance … [Read more...]

A Do-Able Date Night

June 21, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Being married is hard work, especially if one or both of you are working long hours, leaving for TDYs or deployments, or taking care of kids.  You always hear the advice to have regular date nights. … [Read more...]

1 July 2014 Military Pay

June 20, 2014 | Kate Horrell

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

Underestimating The Costs of Renovations

June 19, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I love to watch television programs about house renovations.  I don't watch TV in general, and we don't get any home improvement channels where we live, but I do quite enjoy it when I'm visiting … [Read more...]

Virginia Now Offering Unemployment To Military Spouses

June 18, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Beginning 1 July 2014, military spouses who have worked in Virginia will be eligible for unemployment compensation if they leave their job to follow their spouse to a new duty station. Virginia … [Read more...]

The USO Is There For You!

June 14, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Half my family is in the middle of a going-home-to-see-family adventure.  Several things haven't gone quite as planned, and so I find myself unexpectedly in Newark, New Jersey, waiting for two of my … [Read more...]

Always Try To Get A Refund

June 13, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Just today, my sister saved me $108 because she urged me to try to get a refund on a non-refundable train ticket.  It took me all of three minutes online, and the credit is already on my credit … [Read more...]

Should You “Claim” Your Home Online?

June 11, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Online real estate information websites can be a useful tool when buying, selling, or renting a house.  Most of them having some sort of method for the homeowner to "claim" their house.  As far as … [Read more...]