Personal Finance

The Loan Officer’s List of Pre-Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts

The Loan Officer’s List of Pre-Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts

Guest Post by Anthony Powell It’s no secret that military families move around (a lot). Permanent Changes of Station (PCS) occur more often during the summer months but they can happen any time during the year. I know I’m preachin’ to the choir, but you and […]

Planning for a move this PCS Season? You need this budgeting checklist!

Planning for a move this PCS Season? You need this budgeting checklist!

Guest Post by: Charlene Wilde, AAFMAA For servicemembers, relocations and changes of station are simply a fact of life.  Whether it’s your first or your fifth move, whether you’re single and moving on your own, or you have a spouse and children making the move with […]

Emotions and Money: How to Keep Them Separated

Emotions and Money: How to Keep Them Separated

No matter how much we try to deny it, the actual, absolute fact of the matter is that humans are emotional beings. As much as we all want to believe we think with our heads and not with our emotions in financial decisions, it isn’t […]

Selling your House? How to Interview a Real Estate Agent

Selling your House? How to Interview a Real Estate Agent

Selling your home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your life. When it’s time to sell your investment, don’t entrust it to just real estate agent. Yes, your friend just used so and so and their house sold super quickly. Those […]

Buying or Selling a Home? Why You Need to Understand the VA’s Tidewater Initiative

Buying or Selling a Home? Why You Need to Understand the VA’s Tidewater Initiative

This is a true life, it happened to me, precautionary tale. I want to share my Tidewater story with future home sellers as well as buyers. Tidewater is happening more often in the current market than ever before. I want more people to become aware […]

Her Money Moves’ Guest Post Roundup

Her Money Moves’ Guest Post Roundup

My first quarter of 2018 was super busy with guest posts on a few of my favorite military lifestyle websites. Websites that I used to just read and now I am writing for them! Whaaaaat? I love telling my story. More importantly, I love sharing […]

Financial Advice to my 22 Year Old Self

Financial Advice to my 22 Year Old Self

Every March 8th the world celebrates International Women’s Day with the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women but also to highlight the crusade to close the various gender gaps that still exist. This year, I’m participating with over 40 other female bloggers on […]

Plan. Choose. Give. Quick Thoughts on Charitable Donations

Plan. Choose. Give. Quick Thoughts on Charitable Donations

I talk a lot about how personal finance is personal. As we come upon this season of giving, I want to say that charitable giving is also personal. How much you give, when you give, and to whom you give is up to you. Whether […]

How to Manage Your Money Like a Boss (Happy National Boss’s Day)

How to Manage Your Money Like a Boss (Happy National Boss’s Day)

Today is National Boss’s Day. Go ahead and kick your feet up on your desk and enjoy your coffee, you’ve earned it, Boss. Wait, you’re telling me you’re not a boss?  You don’t manage anyone or anything?  You’re not the El Jeffe, Queen Bee, or […]

What’s in My Wallet: My Favorite Travel Card – American Express Platinum

What’s in My Wallet: My Favorite Travel Card – American Express Platinum

This post has affiliate links. Sales made through such links will result in a commission (at NO extra cost for you) but be assured I only mention products that I truly love, love, love. Up front disclaimer: I use credit cards responsibly and pay off […]