The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) is a fundamental part of post-military retirement planning, and there is a lot of information out there to educate people about it. Unfortunately, since it’s a congressionally-mandated program, this information isn’t readily available in a
Life insurance can be one of those things that you don’t want to think about. Contemplating what happens if you were to “buy the farm” isn’t the most fun imaginative exercise. Plus, it’s pretty boring. I almost hate to be
Thanks to Jonathan from My Money Blog for the idea to run auto insurance quotes for military families. Many of the major car insurance companies offer discounted rates to military servicemembers. I run car insurance quotes every 2 years or
Ah, deployment. Whether it’s 30 days or 15 months, it’s never easy. All of the preparation that goes into deploying, the actual deployment, and then being stationed thousands of miles away from home and loved ones take time, energy, and
Diversify, diversify, diversify. This woman lost $200,000. This guy lost $1,000,000. Why? Because the evil bankers stole their money to fund a bank bail out because the banks were over invested in Greek bonds? Well…yes… …but it’s more than that.
Short answer: In 90% of cases, no, especially if, like many in the military, you’re a USAA member. Long answer: It depends on what country you’re in, your auto insurance coverage, what credit card you use, and how much hassle