2009 BAS and BAH Rates Announced

There is good news for most military members – 2009 BAS and BAH rates have been announced, and the rates are going up for most people. New BAS Rates: Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS) Rates for CY09 were recently announced by the Secretary of Defense and become effective January 1, 2009. Enlisted: $323.87 Officer: $223.04 […]

5 Ways To Save on Taxes Before Dec. 31

This article is Courtesy of USAA (read my USAA Review). It may seem too early to think about taxes, but you can possibly save hundreds of dollars or more by getting your deductible ducks in a row before the year ends. As with most deductions, income restrictions may apply so check with the Internal Revenue […]

Texas Veterans Leadership Program

I received a press release from the Texas Workforce Commission earlier this week about a new veteran’s program in the state of Texas. The state of Texas recently introduced a new program for veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). More information about the Texas Veteran’s Leadership Program: The Texas Workforce […]

Managing Money While Deployed

Jeff Rose is an Illinois area Certified Financial Planner(TM) and co-founder of Alliance Investment Planning Group. He is also the author of Good Financial Cents, a financial planning and investment blog. You can also learn more about Jeff at his website Jeff Rose Financial. In January 2005, I left the comfort of my family and […]