Members of the Armed Forces and DoD Civilians can take advantage of a free license for McAfee Antivirus in 2019. This program, offered by the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, allows for members of the DoD to protect their …

Earning a promotion in the military is a great achievement.  We are recognized for our hard work and sacrifices with more responsibility as well as more pay. A common mantra among Americans is, “If only I made more money I …

In our post from earlier this week, we discussed the results of the Schwab 2019 Modern Wealth Survey.  It should be no surprise that most of the participants in the survey were living paycheck-to-paycheck.  But interestingly, the participants reported that …

An allotment is a portion of your paycheck which instead of being deposited into your primary bank account is deposited into another account as directed by you. These funds are paid in full with the first of the month. But …

Are social media and FOMO, or the Fear Of Missing Out, causing you to live a paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle?  This may be the case according to the results of Charles Schwab’s 2019 Modern Wealth Survey.  The survey was conducted on 1,000 …

Let’s be honest, when they talk about the US Military being an all voluntary force, they weren’t talking about us working for free now were they. The general rule of thumb is that your paycheck arrives on the 1st and …

Update: On 13 Aug 18, President Trump signed the FY19 NDAA during a ceremony in Fort Drum.  In addition to the 2.6% pay raise all military members will receive in January, the size of the military will grow 15,600 service …

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the increased limits you can contribute to your retirement accounts starting in 2019.  This is great news for those of you who are looking to increase your retirement savings. The last time the …

Joining the military can be a scary experience.  No, not because of the yelling drill sergeants, but for many, this is the first time you are out in the world.  As such, you are now responsible for your personal finances. …

My journey to discover financial independence may have started about a decade ago, but it wasn’t until I read The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey that I had sound advice and direction on how to get there. Since that …