Browsing Archive September, 2014
“Do I Really Need Servicemembers Group Life Insurance?”
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“Do I Really Need Servicemembers Group Life Insurance?”

A reader asks about the post how much life insurance is necessary: I just thought of a follow-up question to this article because it really got me thinking about getting rid of our SGLI coverage. What kind of benefits will a spouse or family receive if an active duty member dies? I found this report about survivor ...

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Survey Results For “The Retiree Next Door”
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Survey Results For “The Retiree Next Door”

Today is the first day of FinCon14, and it's also the launch of a free eBook on successful retirees! Click here for your free copy! "The Retiree Next Door" is based on a survey of over 500 financially independent people who volunteered their advice. (Disclosure: I'm one of them.) You're going to learn good ...

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How to Start Your Blog — Or Outsource It!
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How to Start Your Blog — Or Outsource It!

A reader writes: "Hey Doug! Just read the advice you posted about blogging for money and I am left with a question. What kinda number can I expect to pay out to get someone to do all the leg work for me in terms of setting it up. I am computer illiterate for the most part and it's not something that can change. ...

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Eight Reasons Not To Worry About Military Retirement
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Eight Reasons Not To Worry About Military Retirement

A new military retiree asked a very good question on a financial independence forum: I am going through a big life transition where I'm taking about a 60% cut in pay. Fortunately, it is a military pension and my monthly budget is lower than what I will get paid. I feel that I’m set for my transition and I can take my ...

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