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Spousal IRA

Spousal IRA

From the Her Money Moves Mailbag: Hi Christine: I’m currently a SAHM and my husband is in the Army. He contributes to his TSP. He is signed up for the Blended Retirement System and we make sure he’s contributing enough to get his full match […]

Learn How to Calculate Your Net Worth

Learn How to Calculate Your Net Worth

Learn how to quickly calculate your personal net worth and how you can use it as a tool to measure your financial health.

How to Learn a New Language (For Free)

How to Learn a New Language (For Free)

You don’t need an expensive course or private classes to learn a new language. There are so many free or low-cost options to learn a new language today. Attack your language learning plan by incorporating a few of these learning options into your plan.

Budget-Friendly Gifts That Speak Your Partner’s Love Language

Budget-Friendly Gifts That Speak Your Partner’s Love Language

I’ve never really cared much for Valentine’s Day as an adult. Didn’t like it when I was single, not when I was dating and not even as a married person. I always thought it was a cheesy, Hallmark Holiday that involved blowing your budget on expensive dinners and drugstore chocolates. Basically, sweating it out, trying to find the perfect gifts for each other.

Power of Attorney 101- Explained in Plain English

Power of Attorney 101- Explained in Plain English

This guest post is written by a military attorney who has over 10 years’ experience as a JAG, and has drafted way too many powers of attorney in their time. The attorney has also seen the good and bad of Power of Attorneys, so the […]

It’s Time to Kick This Notion About Remote Work

It’s Time to Kick This Notion About Remote Work

Guest Post by: Audrey Fairbrother, Marketing Manger, Worldwide101 UPS must be happy.  There’s a box traveling the United States, starting from Colorado, to California, and on to Texas. It keeps moving every few weeks and each time it arrives and the box opens a new […]

Holiday Spending Snapbacks

Holiday Spending Snapbacks

In the fresh light of 2019, is your holiday spending from 2018 sending shock waves through your bank account and credit card bills? Pumpkin spice everything, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve parties all hit in the same quarter of the year. Ouch. If […]

2019 Annual Reading Challenge

2019 Annual Reading Challenge

In 2019, challenge yourself to reading one new book a month. If you’re lost on ideas, here’s a curated list of the books I plan to read.

2019 Military Pay Increase: What the 2.6% Increase Looks Like for Your Family

2019 Military Pay Increase: What the 2.6% Increase Looks Like for Your Family

Good news! Military servicembembers are getting a 2.6% pay increase in 2019! Here’s exactly what’s your pay increase will look like each month.

The Final Month to Opt-In to the Blended Retirement System is Here.

The Final Month to Opt-In to the Blended Retirement System is Here.

This post is sponsored by USAA as part of the military personal finance bloggers #BRSBlitz education campaign. The Final Month to Opt-In to the Blended Retirement System is Here. On Jan. 1, 2018, the military retirement system changed to the Blended Retirement System (BRS). It […]