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The Military Money Expert®

The New Year is upon us and with it comes the opportunity for a financial New Year.  How you manage money can change this year with some tweaks to the way you're doing things. 1. Goal...

Today, I want to share my very first saving's goal. Setting not only goals but also financial goals plays a significant role in money management. Goal setting starts with a dream or a want but...

It's best to have a personal standard to pay bills in full, on time. But, stuff happens in life—things come up. Sometimes people make mistakes. It's happened to me, I've forgotten to pay bills.   Right before...

The Thrift Savings Plan, aka the TSP, is the government's version of a 401k. Even though it's been around since the end of the 80s, many Service members still don't use this opportunity to save...

Since it's Friday and I've been excited about my investments the past week, I wanted to share my Acorns and Digit update with you. I'm still having a good time watching both of these accounts...

Updated: August 14, 2021 The Department of Defense (DoD) has a new Blended Retirement System (BRS) as of January 1, 2018.  The BRS is similar to how the current, legacy system, works.  For some Service members,...

Helping people manage their personal finances is a rewarding career. My passion and desire to find out more on the subject led me to pursue and education in finance. Of course, education and passion only...

7 Things To Know About Digit Savings   People often tell me they're unable to save money for emergencies or to buy things they want. Of course, I understand, saving money isn't much fun and can be...

Not all the time but, sometimes women shy away from being in control of their finances. It depends on the person, but it could be because of the way they've grown up with money, or...