Browsing Archive July, 2014
“Do I Need An Annuity?”
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“Do I Need An Annuity?”

A reader writes: How do you see the utility of annuities for folks of age 55+ who are financially independent? Especially if you're genetically and physically healthy, that seems a winner if we're talking about spending a few hundred thousand dollars to generate a baseline firewall of income. Especially I guess ...

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Funding The Gap: “I Need Money From My TSP!”
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Funding The Gap: “I Need Money From My TSP!”

A reader writes: "Hey there, I’m reading your book and got a little frustrated, so I thought I’d send you an email. I’m on page 35 (and haven’t read further). Just so you know, I’m on track to financial independence and I've read all the typical blogs, MrMoneyMustache.com, Bogleheads Forum, etc… Well, you quote the ...

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TERA Early Military Retirement Or A Reserve Retirement?
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TERA Early Military Retirement Or A Reserve Retirement?

. A reader asks: "What is your recommendation between early retirement from active duty or a Reserve retirement? I qualify for the Temporary Early Retirement Authority if I get passed over for promotion to major. I have about a total of 16 years of active duty (10 Army commissioned, six enlisted) and about 14 ...

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