BLUF: If you are hating life while trying to be financially responsible, you are doing it wrong. Not a military member? Stick around. These words apply to any job. This is a pure opinion piece. The views expressed within do not represent the views of the United States … [Read more...] about Don’t Make Military Career Decisions Based On Dollars And Not Sense
Hello everybody! I'm excited to bring in a guest for today's post. Amanda C is an Air Force officer in the Force Support career field. She currently oversees a Sustainment Services flight. Meanwhile, she is pursuing a Master's degree in Finance (woohoo!). She offered to help me … [Read more...] about What Is Essential Station Messing??
When I started this blog, one of my goals was to make military compensation easier to understand. That’s why I’ve been writing posts like the one on the Personal Statement of Military Compensation, and the one on the Leave and Earnings Statement. If you understand those things, … [Read more...] about Pay vs Allowances: What’s the Difference?
Before we get started, let me warn you – BAS is actually kind of a political grenade. I know! I thought it’d be fairly boring too! But if you read through to the end, you’ll see there are actually some quirks in the law governing BAS that will either make you fist pump or frown, … [Read more...] about All About That BAS, ‘Bout That BAS (no taxes)