I'm doing something a bit different today. Every day, I'm asked questions or I see something on a forum that piques my interest, but isn't full-post worthy. I might have a thought or two about it, but I don't want to write a full post about it or don't think it's worth … [Read more...] about Just A Bunch Of Random Money Thoughts
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
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?
ON MONDAYS I DISCUSS FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS THAT SPECIFICALLY RELATE TO U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR TOPICS YOU’D LIKE TO SEE DISCUSSED, PLEASE LEAVE A NOTE IN THE COMMENTS OR EMAIL ME AT MILITARYDOLLAR@MILITARYDOLLAR.COM. Every month, you should be … [Read more...] about 80+ Things You Can Learn From Your Leave and Earnings Statement
Do you know how much money you make? I know it seems like a silly question, but…do you? A lot of people look at their Leave and Earnings Statement at least occasionally, but when was the last time you studied your Personal Statement of Military Compensation? I mean really … [Read more...] about The Personal Statement of Military Compensation