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How To Build Your Credit Score After Joining The Military
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How To Build Your Credit Score After Joining The Military

Over 3.3 million high school students graduated this year, and nearly two-thirds of them started college. Another 1.8 million college students are receiving their bachelor's degrees. Nearly 200,000 of all those young adults will join the military. They also have another new life project: building a credit score. A ...

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Career Assistance Program – AAFMAA Offers $4000 Loan
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Career Assistance Program – AAFMAA Offers $4000 Loan

Is the Army Air Force Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA), Career Assistance Program Loan (CAP) worth it? I’m going to have to say YES! Back in the day as a young Staff Sergeant I needed some extra cash during a tough financial period. I was introduced to AAFMAA by a fellow Soldier. He informed me that AAFMAA offered an ...

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Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence
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Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence

A reader writes: "After seeing a couple of your posts on the Mr. Money Mustache forum I checked out your book from the library and finished it in a day. It was great but I would love your opinion on what to do in my own situation. My spouse is a junior officer. We married nearly six years ago with significant debt. ...

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The Problems With Peer-To-Peer-Lending
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The Problems With Peer-To-Peer-Lending

Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine ownself be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. - Shakespeare, Hamlet I've spent the last couple months ...

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Dealing With Credit Card Fraud — Any Suggestions?
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Dealing With Credit Card Fraud — Any Suggestions?

My credit card data was stolen last month. I was lucky-- the thief moved slowly and there were only two charges before the fraud computer kicked in. But it was still a hassle and an inconvenience, and at first, I had to push pretty hard to get the fraud staff on the job. Of course, it's the card that I use all the ...

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