Buying a New Car? Avoid Debt Regret
Have you ever settled yourself behind the wheel of your new car and been hit with a wave of financial regret?
Car Buying: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
You've heard of the cobbler with holes in the bottom of his shoes or the plumber with leaky pipes, right? How about the finan...
5 Money Misconceptions
The world of personal finance is home to more than a few mistaken beliefs.
Teens and Money: Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Repeating advice to teens is all very well, but nothing matches hands-on experience.
How to Get Back on Track After a Bankruptcy
It's important to critically assess what went wrong and why, and then move forward with purpose. Here are five steps to consi...
Investing Doesn't Have to Be Scary
Investing strikes fear into the hearts of many. One way to ease those fears: Do it systematically.
Budgeting Can Help You Weather Tough Times
When it comes to money, do you feel like you're always coming up short? Well, you're not alone.
Roth TSP Adds a Tool to Your Savings Kit
As a financial planner, I've told countless folks there's no silver bullet to fix their financial ailments. But the Roth Thri...
How to Manage Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs
As changes in our health care system put more and more decisions in your hands, it's critical that you understand it.
5 Back-to-School Shopping Tips
Back-to-school shopping isn't the minor leagues. Americans spend almost as much on it as they do on the holidays.
5 Steps to a Smooth PCS
The full swing of PCS season is only a short way off, but there's still time to prepare a smooth -- financially speaking -- m...
Remembering June Walbert: Tips to Hang Your Hat On
This week I lost a friend to cancer. June Walbert was a mentor, a sounding board, a teammate, and above all, a trusted resour...
How to Handle Some Extra Cash (Including a Tax Refund)
We've got some ideas to help you make the best use of it before it's nothing but a memory ... or a big-screen TV.
3 Big Reasons to Start Saving Now
Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. Those are words that could benefit you for years to come.
Make a Statement With Your Social Security Plan
Retirement and Social Security may seem like a distant dot on the horizon, but now is the time to start planning.
Most Popular Military News
Should Low-Income Military Families Get a Food Allowance? White House Says No
A provision in the House defense policy bill would create an entitlement to cover food and other needs.
Lawmaker Orders Investigation into 'Pink Tax' on Women's Military Uniforms
A bill in Congress would order a GAO report on whether there really are gender disparities in uniform prices.
US Marine Corps Asks Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Marine Symbols for Campaign
The service apparently wrote Hunter a letter asking him to immediately stop using the USMC Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.
Marines' New Top Officer Wants to Give New Moms a Full Year Off
The commandant's plan would drastically expand the service's maternity leave benefits.
Latest Military Videos
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Before launching to the International Space Station on the anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s “giant leap for mankind,” astronaut Drew...
Northrop Grumman’s B-2 Spirit stealth bomber turned 30 on July 17, 2019. Watch moments of its groundbreaking first flight...
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Col. (Dr.) Andrew “Drew” Morgan was selected to be a NASA astronaut in 2013 when he was serving as...
West Virginia Soldier Dies in Kuwait in Non-Combat Incident
The incident is under investigation.
What's Keeping Generals up at Night? Cyber Threats
America, the world's most computer-dependent nation, is especially vulnerable to cyber attack.
Despite Opposition, Gamecocks Pick Retired General as School's Next President
The former superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point said he is honored to be named UCS's next president.
Norfolk Navy Airman Sentenced in Murder for Hire Plot
Navy Airman Uriel Gerardo-Olivas will also receive a dishonorable discharge.
Leonardo Helicopter Clears Final FAA Approval
If selected by the Navy this fall, the company would produce up to 130 helicopters at its Philadelphia production facility.
Navy Ends Search for Sailor Missing from the Aircraft Carrier Abraham Lincoln
The sailor was reported overboard in the Arabian Sea July 17.
Air Force News
Eglin AFB F-35s Hit Their Highest Mission-Capable Rate
The 33rd Fighter Wing posted a 77.1% mission-capable rate for the 33 F-35s on its flight line.
Some Don't Like It Hot: Shorts on the Way for Maintainers at Nellis Air Force Base
The high-stress, high-heat environment prompted officials to get utility shorts for its maintenance crew, officials said.
Air Force JTAC Awarded Silver Star for Calling Airstrikes Under Fire
Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio received the third-highest award for valor in combat during a ceremony Thursday.
Marine Corps News
Married Marine Colonels to Take on Separate Commands on the Same Day
During two separate Marine Corps change-of-command ceremonies Friday in North Carolina, Col. Ebitz will take the reins.
USS Kearsarge, USS Arlington Return Home After Deployment
The USS Kearsarge and USS Arlington returned to Norfolk Thursday following a seven-month deployment.
Coast Guard News
Here's How the US Coast Guard Helped Put El Chapo Away for Life
Drug interdictions by the service played a role in convicting the kingpin.
Barry Drenches Gulf Coast, but Initially Spares New Orleans
Coast Guard helicopters rescued a dozen people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish, south of New Orleans.
Coast Guard Cutter Holds Line on China During Rare Pacific Deployment
Bertholf returned July 2 from the Coast Guard's first full-length deployment to the Western Pacific in seven years.