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  • Have you Taken the Military Saves Pledge?

    Saving for large purchases, college, or retirement can seem overwhelming. The trick is to take it one step at a time. Start saving and take the military savings pledge. It’s not too late start!

  • Raising the Flag

    Iwo Jima February 23, 1945Five U.S. Marines and a Navy Corpsman raise the American flag in the Battle of Iwo Jima Regarded as one of the most significant and recognizable images of WWII, three Marinesdepicted in the photograph wou...

  • How Much Should You Spend on a Car?

    If you stop and look at the cars, trucks, and SUVs on the roads of America, it's pretty clear that a lot of people spend a lot of money on transportation. In fact, it's probably too much in many cases.

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    4 Steps to Help Calm the Anxiety of New PCS Orders

    Have you recently received PCS orders? If so, you’re not alone. Check out these four tips to help reduce the anxiety of learning to navigate a new place.

    Terrible experience with auto claims

    I've had a very bad experience recentyl with the claims dept for auto insurance. I have been a member with USAA for quite some tim...

    Loss of focus on what matters

    I have been a member since '05. I have done all my banking with USAA...up until now. These guys WERE amazing and I would go out of...

    Pentagon ATM Machine

    I've been assigned to the Pentagon for about a year now and can't believe there isn't a USAA ATM machine in the building. I know t...

    Here’s A Tip – How Much Should You Leave?

    How do you know how much is the right amount to tip someone for a service? Check out these tips on determining how much to tip.

    Leaving USAA Auto/Homeowners Insurance

    An open letter to USAA members and Gen. Robles: It is with regret that I am writing to inform you of my decision to cancel my USAA...

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    LTC Jim
    My neighbor cancelled with USAA because of stingy reimbursement. He had to take USAA to court. USAA sent an attorney, h...

    My Projected Balance / Manual Items

    I have set up manually scheduled transactions based on items I know will draft (health insurance, gym membership, etc…) on a certa...


    Same issue as above. I have started the formal complaint process. This was for my honeymoon and they didnt have affordable dates a...

    Don’t Be Shy, Give Networking a Try

    Are you someone who’d rather listen than talk? Try these simple conversation starters to help improve your networking skills.


    I noticed that during the application for a loan to buy a house it says "amount due at closing not including down payment" when i ...

    Credit Card Debt

    Hello, Should I use my Roth IRA to pay off $12,700 in credit card debt?

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    Nate Elwell
    No, you should transfer the existing cc debt to a new cc with 0% interest and pay it off gradually. Removing $ early fr...


    Where can I go to get free, honest financial counseling services?

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    Check with a local Consumer Credit Counseling Services (CCCS)

    What happened to the USAA I knew and loved?

    I've always heard USAA was the best. I used to believe it, but now I'm not so sure. I've filed at least two homeowners claims for ...

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    As an expert you need a legitimate non-storm chaser contractor to evaluate your roof. Then you, the contractor and the ...
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    Dear Henderson CO, I would like to get you in touch with a claims specialist. If you could please email us here at soci...