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6 Things You Should Know About RMDs

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-07-2015

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It pays to understand the ins and outs of required minimum distributions. If you make a mistake, you could be hit with a 50% penalty.

529 Plans Let You Give Your Child or Grandchild the Gift of a Higher Education

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-30-2015

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If you're looking for a gift that could make a real difference, check out a 529 college savings plan. Here's what you need to know.

5 Reasons to Be Impressed by the Survivor Benefit Plan

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-16-2015

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Although you may find it hard to get excited about the nitty-gritty of financial planning, SBP is a program that might buck that trend. At the very least, it's something you should consider seriously as you leave the service.

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.

Can Military Service Make You a Millionaire?

by User  JosephMontanaro  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-02-2015

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Financial freedom may be within the grasp of those that serve our country, even if it's not the primary reason they do what they do.

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.

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