The Paycheck Chronicles addresses the military money experience. Find daily tips designed to help the finances of military service members and their families.
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Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
5 Good Times to Shop for Almost Anything
There's a best time to buy just about anything, but knowing which product will go on sale at what time isn't always easy.
Make Good Financial Decisions When Buying a Vehicle
Know your limits when going to a dealership and don't waiver from them.
The Thrift Savings Plan Keeps Getting Better. Here's Why
The Thrift Savings Plan is getting a big makeover, giving military families a powerful new tool to invest for retirement.
7 Tips for Becoming an Ethical Shopper
Sustainability, labor conditions and other issues have left many consumers wondering how to be socially responsible.
Financial Rules of Thumb for Retirement Planning
Should you follow all those retirement planning rules you see online?
Decode Your Credit Card Terms Like a Pro
Sifting through a credit card's terms and conditions can be daunting. The language is complicated, and you can feel lost.
Thrift Savings Plan Has New Withdrawal Rules
The rules for withdrawing funds while in-service, as well as after leaving, are becoming less restrictive.
10 Things Veterans Need to Know About Their First Salary Negotiation
Do you know how to negotiate your first post-military salary?
Financial Rule of Thumb: Create a Livable Budget
Budgets aren't exciting, but they are the responsible thing to do.