Retirement


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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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2011 Military Retiree Pay Dates

Looking for the 2012 dates?  See 2012 Military Retirement Pay Dates. Now that I’ve posted the 2011 Active Duty Military Pay Dates, I’ve been getting…


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Where to Retire?

Military.com recently teamed up with USAA to choose their top 10 favorite places for military members to retire.  379 metropolitan areas were rated on a…


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4 December 2010 Weekend Roundup

Ah, it is a super-cold day here in the Old Country, and we’ve hunkered down and are trying to keep warm without breaking the bank. …


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13 November 2010 Weekend Roundup

Okay, I give up.  I’m not calling it the Saturday Roundup anymore, because I’m not doing a very good job of getting them out on…





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Planning for Retirement

I spend a lot of time at Yahoo Answers, trying to learn what sort of things military families are wondering.  I recently responded to a…


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26 April 2010 Military Report

From the  26 April 2010 Military Report at Military.com, lots of good news that deals with financial stuff:


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Timeless Financial Smarts

I’ve been cleaning out papers and such, and I’ve found quite a few notes about good articles around the internet.  Most of them would make…



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Just Do It (Fund Your IRA or TSP)

I’ve discovered something over the years:  If I wait until I have money to put it in my retirement account, I’ll never do it.  When…


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Military Retirement and Social Security

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…


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Riding Around the Carnival Wheel

4/2/2009  This Just In:  The brand new Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, hosted by Penelope at Pecuniarities, has an all time Paycheck Chronicles favorite:  Seven Reasons…


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Understanding Your Social Security Statement

Every year, about three months before your birthday, you should be receiving from the Social Security Administration (SSA) a document called "Your Social Security Statement." …


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Powers of Attorney

I have had the most interesting week.  With my husband deployed, I can't easily ask him to call the financial institutions if I have a…