7 Tips to Rein in Back-to-School Spending

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Content courtesy of USAA By J.J. Montanaro CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Last year at this time I wrote a piece that highlighted the fact that Americans spend nearly as much on back-to-school shopping as they do during the holidays. In my mind, that made it imperative for everyone to bring their “A” game to the back-to-school […]

USAA Names 2013 Best Value Vehicles

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  Third-annual list features enhanced safety requirements; USAA offers free Young Drivers IntelligenceTM service to improve teen driver safety   SAN ANTONIO – USAA unveiled its third-annual Best Value vehicles list naming the top 2013 automobiles that offer affordability, safety and reliability. The 2013 Best Value list includes:   Large Sedan:  Dodge Charger Midsize Sedan:  […]

MilitaryOneClick Announces DoD ‘Military Saves Week’ as Sequestration Approaches

MilitaryOneClick attended a Department of Defense blogger roundtable on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 discussing ‘Military Saves Week’ with guest speaker Sgt. Major Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman. Washington, DC – MilitaryOneClick attended a Department of Defense blogger roundtable on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 discussing ‘Military Saves Week’ with guest speakers Sgt. Major Battaglia, […]

5 Ways to Go Green, and Save

This content is provided courtesy of USAA If you’re like many consumers who want to adopt a more environmentally conscious lifestyle, you may have discovered some inconvenient truths. A hybrid car simply not in your budget? Solar panels not realistic for your home? If you’re budget-strapped but green at heart, consider a few easier ways […]

Special Tax Breaks for Military Members

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Posted on Jan 21, 2013 | Category: Personal Finance This content is provided courtesy of USAA Military service demands sacrifices — some personal, some financial. But in many cases, Uncle Sam recognizes those hardships and offers special privileges to compensate. When it comes to paying taxes, for example, military members can claim a host of […]

13 Tips to Make 2013 Your Lucky Year

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Posted on Jan 07, 2013 | Category: Personal Finance This content is provided courtesy of USAA By J.J. Montanaro, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Scott Halliwell, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Unlucky 13? Not on our watch. Although this number drums up all sorts of negative connotations, we’d like to reverse that trend. In support of this idea, […]