Monthly Archives: October 2011

Problems with retirement calculators

It’s been a while since I’ve discussed their weaknesses and the options. There are a few updates to existing programs along with a new kid on the block from USAA. Before I start naming programs and websites, though, let’s look … Continue reading

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Book review: Stop Acting Rich

        I’ve been a Dr. Stanley fan since “The Millionaire Next Door” in 1996  . He’s made an entire career out of studying the lifestyles and buying habits of the rich and the not-so-rich. Thanks to his … Continue reading

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Just write it.

I’ve only been blogging for 13 months, but I’ve been writing on deadline for over three decades. Many of you servicemembers are keenly familiar with the system of “liberty-dependent routing” for point papers, requests, or other paperwork. But otherwise, you … Continue reading

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DIY home improvement

It’s Monday and many of you are probably at work wishing you were out surfing.  If you’re stuck in a quiet air-conditioned office, then let me put up an eye-candy post that’ll make you glad to be sitting there.  Sorry, … Continue reading

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Lifestyles in Military Retirement: Living in Hawaii

It must be that time of year again. It’s chilly on the Mainland so people’s thoughts turn to warm tropical breezes, warm beaches, warm surf, and warm sunshine. Yeah, I know, I’m killin’ ya. I won’t talk about how it … Continue reading

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