Military Deployment Financial Checklist

If you’ve been in the military for a few years, chances are good you’ve gone through a deployment checklist numerous times. You start at the top and work your way down the list one by one… Uniforms – check. Bug out bag – check. Standard safety gear – check. Power of attorney? Will? Financial checklist? […]

USAA Home Circle – Home Buying Made Easy

USA recently brought me and several other military bloggers on a trip to their headquarters to view several new iPhone apps in work, as well as discuss some other applications and features they have in work (See USAA Auto Circle for their iPhone app for buying a car). I have always thought of USAA as […]

USAA Auto Circle – Car Buying Made Easy

USAA recently flew me and several other military bloggers out to their headquarters in San Antonio to get a first look at two new programs they recently developed as iPhone Apps (and a sneak peek at some other things they have in work – sorry, I can’t share everything!). Before I get into the new […]

How to Build a CD Ladder

Investing in certificates of deposit is a good way for investors to minimize risks and keep a percentage of their income unaffected by changes in the stock market. While CDs offer financial security in that you aren’t going to lose the money you’ve added – you can miss out on interest rate increases if you […]