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 […]
MilitaryOneClick wants to know: Do you Bookoo? By Danielle Gamiz Staff Writer When my friend Becci and her family of four moved from an 850-square-foot beachside bungalow in San Diego to a 2,500 central-entrance colonial in Jacksonville, N.C., she had one central mission: Buy more furniture. And, like many military families, her Navy brood was […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
You’ve seen the headlines: The housing market is beginning to stabilize. Home prices are increasing, and much of the U.S. housing market is in recovery.
So if your family receives PCS orders, you might figure it’s a no-brainer to buy a house at your new duty station.
Not so fast.
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 […]
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, […]