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Follow our blog to read about our thoughts on personal finance, the markets, and economy as it relates to service members and veterans.

We will update publish new articles from time to time to share our thoughts on how current events may affect you, relevant benchmarking data you can use to assess where you are in your financial journey and TTP's you can use to improve your wealth and wellbeing.

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Service members face unique financial challenges and opportunities. From managing income earned through service benefits to preparing for long-term financial goals, effective financial planning is essential.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Recently the TSP announced it is rolling out a new version of its I Fund, AKA their International Fund. They have decided to change their benchmark for investments in the TSP's I Fund from the MSCI EAFE index to the MSCI ACWI IMI ex...

Friday, January 5, 2024

As many service members and military spouses are well aware, the career path for a military spouse is no walk in the park. A short history of military spouse careers would include struggles with constant moves, deployments and training...

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Why you might want to consider life insurance Life insurance is a great option for many people who have family members or relatives who rely on them for financial support. It is also an easy vehicle for covering end of life expenses...

Friday, September 22, 2023

For anyone who comes from a military family it is common knowledge that going to a VA hospital can be risky business and is at a minimum highly frustrating. But the VA system has made a number of improvements over the years since my

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

How Much Should You Spend on a House? This question is perhaps one of a few key questions in your financial life that can either make you or break you when it comes to your finances. Unfortunately, there is a lot of...

Friday, May 19, 2023

What is the Thrift Savings Plan? The Thrift Savings Plan, or TSP for short, is the military and federal government employees qualified pension plan. In other words it is their version of a 401(k) but there are some important nuances to...

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Many military retirees end up owing the government a lot of money in backed taxes. Read on to learn about some common mistakes veterans make when they transition and how you can avoid some of these pitfalls.