Anytime is a great time to open up a child’s savings account for your kid. As a new parent, I asked myself, “does my baby really need a savings account?”. I found out quickly that our friends and family are very generous with our son. […]
Learn how to quickly calculate your personal net worth and how you can use it as a tool to measure your financial health.
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?
How much Insurance is Enough? …Even When You Already Have SGLI Guest Post by Kit Lancaster, CFP, AWMA Imagine if something happened to you or your spouse while training, on a deployment or driving across town to get the groceries. What would those that depend on […]
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 […]
Planning for a move this PCS Season? You need this PCS Budget 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 […]
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 […]
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 any real estate agent. Yes, your friend just used […]
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 […]
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 […]