Monthly Archives: May 2013

Book review: “The Longevity Project”

“Come on, you [men], do you want to live forever?!?” — Marine Corps First Sergeant Daly, Belleau Wood (slightly edited for a family-friendly blog) One of the challenges of financial independence is “longevity risk”, where you ensure that your assets … Continue reading

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Military Retirement and Divorce – How Does a Divorce Impact Military Retirement Pay?

A reader writes: “If my ex husband was active duty for 10 years and 20 years Reserve and he has 5300 retirement points at the rank of O-6, how much will he receive? I will receive 50%.” After exchanging more … Continue reading

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