When my husband and I got married we combined our two separate lives into one. We were DINKs (Dual Income No Kids) with stable jobs, nice salaries, and no credit card debt. Neither of us had any financial skeletons, dirty money secrets or made any huge money mistakes in our past single lives. To me, it all looked like smooth sailing from here on out. If anything, combining our financial lives would make everything easier. After all, two salaries are better than one, right?
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]