Tag: personal finance

Rookie Money Mistakes of a Newlywed Military Couple

Rookie Money Mistakes of a Newlywed Military Couple

Rookie Money Mistakes of a Newlywed Military Couple 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 […]

Got Military Life Questions? My Military Blogger Friends Have Answers!

Got Military Life Questions? My Military Blogger Friends Have Answers!

My Favorite Military Blogger Friends Are Tackling Your MilLife Problems A few weeks ago I left my family in Italy and traveled half-way around the world to Orlando, FL. No, I wasn’t headed on a solo trip to DisneyWorld. I was on my way to […]

Planning for a move this PCS Season? You need this PCS Budget Checklist!

Planning for a move this PCS Season? You need this PCS Budget Checklist!

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

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 […]

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 Turns One!

Her Money Moves Turns One!

Happy 1st Birthday to Her Money Moves! A year ago today, I posted my first blog on Her Money Moves, 6 Lazy Ways to Save Money. Twelve months later, I’m posting my 50th (don’t ya just love a nice, round number?) blog entry on Her […]

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 […]

Hey Military Spouse: This is Why You Need to Understand the Blended Retirement System

Hey Military Spouse: This is Why You Need to Understand the Blended Retirement System

Hey Military Spouse, you’ve probably heard some buzz over the past few months about the new military retirement system aka the Blended Retirement System aka the BRS. If your servicemember has fewer than 12 years of service as of 1 January 2018, they will get […]

Plan. Choose. Give. Quick Thoughts on Charitable Giving

Plan. Choose. Give. Quick Thoughts on Charitable Giving

Plan. Choose. Give. Quick Thoughts on Charitable Giving 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 […]

My Micro Investing Experiment: Three Real Life Examples

My Micro Investing Experiment: Three Real Life Examples

My Micro Investing Experiment: Three Real Life Examples Micro Investing Trending right now among financial apps is the concept of micro saving or “round-up” savings apps. Open an account and the app’s robo-saver will add a few dollars a week into your savings account. Or […]