Monthly Archives: April 2012

How much will military veterans leave on the table?


    Once you’ve started saving and investing for financial independence, you want to know when you’re actually financially independent. The answer should be straightforward, but it starts out with a simple number and then piles on the fine print. … Continue reading

Posted in Money Management & Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Old-school frugal (part 2 of 2)


If you’re coming here from a search engine or another link, the first part of this post went up the week before. By far the biggest influence on today’s frugal living and financial independence has been Joe Dominguez. Joe worked … Continue reading

Posted in Money Management & Personal Finance | Leave a comment

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now – How to Catch up on Your Retirement Planning


Jeff Rose over at Good Financial Cents is a CFP who sees dozens of older clients. Nearly every week he meets people in their 60s and 70s who tell him “I wish I’d started earlier and saved more.” Recently I heard … Continue reading

Posted in Money Management & Personal Finance | Leave a comment

Old-school frugal


Frugality is hot again. I’ll start this post at the end of the story: during the Great Recession, Americans rediscovered frugality. Only this time, the information had already been archived on the Web and a core of tech-savvy people had … Continue reading

Posted in Money Management & Personal Finance | Leave a comment

Translating Military Experience to Civilian Careers


I spend a lot of time on Linkedin researching info for the book & blog. I’ve joined a dozen different groups and I’m enjoying the discussions. Every once in a while, though, an especially interesting topic comes up. A month … Continue reading

Posted in Career | 2 Comments