These are my top recommended credit cards for this month. Some have $450-550 annual fees waived exclusively for US military personnel.

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Here's some other stuff around the web I've been reading:

  • 2millionblog writes about his net worth growth over the past 12 years, which is nearing $1,000,000!
  • Nord over at was invited to the annual USAA conference in San Antonio
  • Ryan has some financial tips for new military members at
  • Pat at has a guest post up about how one blogger sold his website for 6 figures
  • Mr. Money Mustache has started using Lending Club – I wrote about my experience with Lending Club earlier this month
  • JD Roth, the founder of, is leaving for other pursuits. He was one of the first PF bloggers I ever read and inspired a lot of my financial habits.
Oct 2012 Links

AMEX Platinum With NO Annual Fees for US Military

Military SCRA MLA AMEX Platinum

Military servicemembers and spouses can get the American Express Platinum with NO annual fees.  Pick up your military annual fee waived card here!

Learn more about the AMEX military fee waiver.

The AMEX Platinum offers:

  • $550 Annual Fee WAIVED for US Military (and spouses)!
  • 60,000 Membership Rewards Points welcome offer
  • $200 credit for Uber rides (or Uber Eats!) annually
  • $200 airline fee credit
  • Centurion Lounge and Priority Pass Airport Lounge Access
  • NO foreign transaction fees

These benefits make it my top recommend card.

If you already have an AMEX Platinum card, check out the other AMEX cards, Chase credit cards, and this month's top recommended credit card bonuses, most with no annual fees for US military personnel.

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