Browsing Archive December, 2014
Do You Really Need An Allotment?
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Do You Really Need An Allotment?

Starting in January 2015, active-duty servicemembers can no longer take out allotments to buy or rent "personal property": vehicles, furniture, electronics, appliances or recreational gear. If you have an existing allotment in place before 1 January, then that allotment will continue until you stop it. The new rule ...

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Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance
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Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Note:  My Dad passed away on 18 November 2017 from end-stage Alzheimer's.  This post is about my experiences with his insurance during the years 2011-2014. There are hundreds of posts on the pros and cons of long-term care insurance, but most of them approach the question from a financial perspective. Today we're ...

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Book Review: Rich As A King
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Book Review: Rich As A King

Humor me on this post. I'll make it relevant to financial independence in a few paragraphs. [Sidebar:  If you read this post all the way to the bottom, then you'll see a fundraising link for cool swag to crowdsource the Hawaii Chess Academy.  That link (not affiliated with The-Military-Guide.com) will also give ...

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