http://traffic.libsyn.com/militarywallet/TMW_024_Survivor_Benefits_Plan.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Survivor Benefit Plan was created to provide a continued source of income for survivors of military retirees. If a military retiree elects to buy into the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), his spouse or other eligible survivor will be eligible […]
What happens when you die? It’s an important question, one that man has attempted to define since our appearance here on Earth. Most people think about it some, others a lot, and a few maybe not at all. But who thinks about what happens to their money when they die? As a member of the Armed Forces, […]
You might wonder why I wrote an article that seemed to advocate SBP, then followed it up with an article that seemed like SBP-bashing. I did so for two reasons. First, both articles seek to provoke critical thinking…I think I soundly met that objective. Second, putting those two articles side by side shows my true focus…when you’re looking at your decision to retire from the military, you need to make sure you address SBP properly. After all, if you make the wrong decision, you’re stuck with it. With that said, I got hit up on both sides of the debate.