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The Military Money Expert®

FTC Disclosure: Heads up, this post is sponsored by USAA. Even though it’s sponsored, this post is all me. It’s my thoughts, stories, and opinions on life insurance. Let’s be honest, planning for your own...

Money can invoke a boatload of emotions. Joy. Fear. Envy. Anxiety. Excitement. It’s a real rollercoaster in life. But managing money in the military is like riding one of those rollercoasters at the top of...

A budget is a plan for how you’ll manage your money by tracking the dollars you earn and spend. Rule number one in making a budget is…do what works for you. Trying to use your...

You don’t ever forget arriving at your first duty station. You’ve just come out of training and now you’re a real Airman. Or Solider or Marine or Sailor. You’re an adult with a steady paycheck...

You absolutely have to do it, but it’s kinda overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re doing. Managing your TSP account is just something that has to be done if you want your investments to grow....

Knowing what to do with your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) when you separate or retire from the military can be challenging. There are different factors that go into the decision. It’s a big decision to...

There are a boatload of things to juggle when you’re in the military. Your job, TDY’s, studying for promotion, PCSing, deployments and don’t forget to save money. It can be especially overwhelming if you aren’t...

The TSP a.k.a, the Thrift Savings Plan is a retirement saving and investing account sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD). It's the government's version of a 401k. Which is an account that gives you...

What is the BRS? Well, it's another acronym being added to the long list for the U.S. military community. It represents the new retirement system for the Department of Defense, The Blended Retirement System. There are...