The Companion Pass

Imagine traveling around the world with your wife/husband/best friend and only buying one (fairly cheap) Southwest ticket. You can go anywhere Southwest will take you and never buy a second ticket. A BOGO (buy one get one) from here to Las Angeles. A BOGO from there to D.C.. BOGO from D.C. to home. BOGOs everywhere!... Continue Reading →

My Debt Journey

In the end, I had to make one fundamental change to the way I saw the debt. Originally, I saw it as something that everyone had, a hole that the government was responsible for helping me fill. I had to accept the fact that the reason my wife and I had so much debt was because of our past decisions. It was our responsibility.

An Incremental Approach

So many talk about retirement as a pipe dream. I once thought that it was a pipe dream. The truth is simple, you will remain poor for as long as you don't believe you can become rich. This article walks through the steps I take to achieve my goals.

Credit Cards

Recently, an Air Force Academy cadet contacted me regarding credit cards. She was curious about which credit cards I use and if she should have a credit card. I will never advise anyone get a credit card without knowing a lot about their financial maturity. Credit cards are far too destructive in the wrong hands.... Continue Reading →

TSP Funds

I get a lot of questions about the different funds in the TSP so let's take a quick look at what the each fun actually represents. Most of the information I'm going to share comes straight from the TSP website, but hopefully I can make it easier to find and understand. Funds L Fund (Lifecycle fund... Continue Reading →

Military Blended Retirement

Official BRS Calculator is live at BRS Calculator. See what it looks like below: I don't know if there is even a need to read my whole post...but it's below regardless. Recently, I read an article entitled, "New Military Retirement Plan – Military Bloggers Discuss The Pros and Cons", about the military’s new blended retirement system... Continue Reading →

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