Military Financial Tips #2 Barracks Life

In today's military there are an unprecedented amount of base services for single service members living in the barracks. While pay is pretty low for young enlisted pay grades there is not much to have to spend your money on. The most successful savers/wealth creators I have witnessed living in the barracks eats at the... Continue Reading →

Creating a Budget

One of the first steps my wife and I have taken on our road to financial independence was creating a budget. We realized that we were marginally living within our means but spending WAY too much on wants. We have no problem paying the bills, but we have a problem creating REAL savings and generating... Continue Reading →

The Thrift Savings Plan

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) works as a 401(k) designed for federal employees. As an active member of the United States Marine Corps I have been allotting 10% of my paycheck since I was 19. Watching that nest egg grow (and ignoring it when it shrinks) has been the longest going financial investment of my... Continue Reading →

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