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Consistently overspending makes it hard to catch up financially and makes getting ahead virtually impossible. As simple as “spend less than you earn” may sound, it’s not always easy.

Skip the Hype this Holiday Season

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-05-2015

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Some key strategies will help you stay on the straight-and-narrow amidst the hype of holidays and beyond.

Playing Offense and Defense on a Government Shutdown Pay Delay

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  10-26-2015

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Be prepared to play offense and defense in case Washington's wrangling leads to a temporary federal shutdown.

5 Factors to Consider as You Decide to Buy New or Used

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  08-10-2015

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There are a number of factors to weigh as you make the decision to buy new or used. Understand them, and you'll be more likely to make a decision that makes sense for you.

4 Ways to Make Rounding Up a Big Win

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  03-09-2015

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Believe it or not, when it comes to military retirement cost-of-living adjustments Uncle Sam rounds down. Turn the tables and round up and you'll have a powerful tool in your quest for financial security.

How Much Should You Spend on a Car?

by User  ScottHalliwell  |  San Antonio, TX  |  03-02-2015

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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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