Monthly Archives: January 2013

Guest Post Wednesday: “My Road to a Reserve Retirement”

This guest post is brought to you by a servicemember who’s approaching Reserve retirement after an unusual career path… and you can too! If you’re interested in guest posting, please see our guest posting guidelines. I enlisted in the Army … Continue reading

Posted in Military Retirement | 3 Comments

Dealing With Credit Card Fraud — Any Suggestions?

My credit card data was stolen last month. I was lucky– the thief moved slowly and there were only two charges before the fraud computer kicked in. But it was still a hassle and an inconvenience, and at first, I … Continue reading

Posted in Money Management & Personal Finance | 9 Comments

Save Money by Fixing Your Own Plumbing

Everybody wants to save money to reach financial independence, but it’s even more challenging to avoid unnecessary expenses. Sometimes “spending avoidance” requires sweat equity, training, and experience. Other times you can avoid expenses with a little knowledge and good habits. … Continue reading

Posted in Mortgage & Real Estate | 3 Comments