Category Archives: Financial Independence

20 Years Of Financial Independence & Military Retirement 


After 20 years of military retirement, life is better than ever! We’ve made the shift from accumulating assets (and our former insecure attitude of scarcity) to philanthropy and gifting (from a mindset of abundance). Continue reading

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Under New Management: Again!


  (This post was originally written in late 2021, and it’s updated for March 2022.)   Three Creeks Media bought The-Military-Guide website. You can read the text of the press release at the end of this post. Here’s more information … Continue reading

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One Year Later: Financial Independence Follow Up


[This post is brought to you by my cousin Ross! If you’re interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.] [For those who haven’t read this series before, here are the links to Ross’s first post about bumbling … Continue reading

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Financial Caregiving: Are You Ready?


    My father passed away three years ago. That realization still sneaks up on me (and maybe smacks me on the back of the head) every time I clean out a file box or organize the family photos. Another … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned (So Far) From a Money-Savvy Book Launch


Now that my second book has hit the presses, we’re doing the promotion. This is a marathon, not a sprint, and my version of marketing looks an awful lot like “talking with hundreds of people while drinking coffee.” [This post … Continue reading

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