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What Is Military Retirement Worth?

I just recently reenlisted for another term stretching me out to a total of eight years. In my next reenlistment, I will have to start thinking about making this a career or getting out.

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Duty

Promoted Early With A Waiver

Get promoted early with a waiver to time in grade and time in service minimum standards by following these tips. New to the Army? Fresh out of AIT? You’re probably anxious for that first promotion. Although the Army has a minimum time in service and time in grade requirement in order to eligible for promotion, there

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Duty

Why Personal Security is Important to You

There is a real problem in the Army and has been for years. Soldiers tend to get sticky fingers when no one is looking. If you just came out of basic and have not yet learned this, then pay close attention as I am telling you now.

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Duty

Fastest way to study for the board

Your time will hopefully come when you will be asked to appear before either a promotion board or a soldier of the month board. This is not a bad thing, and you shouldn’t try to avoid it.

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Money

Is My Money Shrinking?

Inflation is a funny thing. If you were to keep $100 under your mattress for 30 years. Then in 30 years, you would not be able to buy nearly as much as you can now with that same $100. That is because over time our economy inflates. Prices go up and so does our income.

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Money

Can I Really Buy a Home With No Money Down?

It sounds too good to be true. As a member of the military, you have many benefits and one of those benefits is the VA home loan. The VA home loan is a program set up to help military members purchase a home by making a guarantee to the lender of payment up to a certain amount.

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