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When will your 1 December 2016 military pay show up in your bank account?

1 December 2016 Military Pay

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend always brings a lot of questions about military payday. The next regular, active duty military payday is Thursday, 1 December 2016 –…


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Understanding LES Deductions

In conjunction with this Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) piece, I am breaking down the various types of things that you might see on your LES….


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1 February 2013 Military Pay

I don’t know why this pay period has felt soooo long.  The next regular, active duty, military payday is next Friday, 1 February 2013.  Most…


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2013 Navy Federal Pay Posting Dates

The 2014 NFCU Pay Posting Calendar has been released. Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) has updated their pay posting calendar for 2013.  While it says…


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2013 Active Duty Military Paydays

Looking for the 2014 Active Duty Military Paydays? We’ve got ’em here! Planning, I love planning.  And so I’ve got a lovely list here of…


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1 August 2012 Military Pay

Wow!  When you convince yourself that something is a long time away, it can really sneak up on you!  I have been telling myself, “This…



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1 August 2011 Military Pay Info

A few notes of interest regarding the 1 August 2011 military payday. First, there is no reason to believe that the 1 August pay will…



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15 July 2011 Pay Predictions

Time for our twice-monthly predictions of when the major military banks and credit unions will probably release funds for the 15 July 2011 payday.  This…



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Pay and Allowances: Fair, or Not?

Over at Military.com’s spouse blog, SpouseBUZZ, there is an interesting conversation about whether family programs should be rank-based.  While that is a fascinating topic, it…


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Special Pays: Pro-Rated or Whole Month

I’ve had a few questions lately regarding which special pays are paid by the month, and which ones are pro-rated by the number of days…


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MyPay Goes Mobile

Do you have one of those fancy mobile phones?  Yes, you probably do.  I might be the only person left on the planet that doesn’t. …


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6 June 2011 Military Report

    From the weekly Military Report published by Military.com, financial news on a variety of topics: AF Early Retirement Boards – The Air Force…



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1 June 2011 Pay/Memorial Day Weekend

  PLEASE NOTE:  THIS POST REFERS TO THE 1 JUNE PAY PERIOD FOR THE YEAR 2011.  FOR ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT 2012, PLEASE REFER TO THE…


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Long Pay Period Warning

I get grief about this every time I write on the subject, but I also know that many military folks find this confusing or frustrating. …


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What If I Don’t Get Paid?

Pretty regularly, I get questions from readers who didn’t get paid on payday, or who got paid a smaller amount than they were expecting..  There…


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2012 Proposed Military Pay

Just in case you haven’t seen it elsewhere, President Obama’s proposed 2012 Federal Budget includes a 1.6% basic pay increase for military members.  These, of…