6 Tips to Have Fun and Save When Creating a Beautiful Yar...

May 18, 2016

Spring yard cleanup can be turned into an enjoyable task when the entire family is involved and when old, excess items are used up for the current year.

Credit score

May 16, 2016

This Experian credit score is either that "equivalent" that Experian dreamed up or a Vantage 3.0 all three CRAs came up with. Eith...

Financial Readiness score seems off

May 12, 2016

I did the Financial Readiness survey, thinking we would have a high score. My wife and I have zero debt and assets of about $1.3 m...


May 11, 2016

Save That Money

Bonus, lump sum or not

May 8, 2016

I am eligible for my Aviator Bonus and trying to determine whether I should take the option for the 50% up front or not.Numbers:Lu...

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Jessie M.
One thing to keep in mind: I don't know how the aviator bonus works but I assume you owe 10 years (given that it's paid...
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Jessie M.
Assuming you're single, taking the lump sum would put about $30K of your income (that year) in the 33% tax bracket. The...

USAA brokerage accounts

May 2, 2016

We are getting ripped off by USAA in their brokerage fees. I'm moving my account to Scottrade to get better treatment on fees

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Pear Tree
If you are actually going to be trading individual stocks rather than investing in mutual funds, I would very highly re...
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Outofthebunker, Thank you for reaching out in Community. I'm sure you have a lot of questions and concerns before makin...

Military Retiree

May 2, 2016

My score seemed low compared to my view of our financial situation. I am military retired with 2 social security pensions (mine & ...

How do I report a bogus Facebook person saying the repres...

May 1, 2016

Noesis Jones on face book says they represent usaa and is posting all kinds of bogus looking stuff saying she represents usaa on m...

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Hi Arbtrb, Thank you for making us aware. We are looking into this right now! Thanks again!
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Nyesha Jones. Auto correct messed up the name

Suggestion: round up program

Apr 30, 2016

I have a suggestion for a new program that I don't believe USAA currently offers to their members. Some local banks have started o...

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TroopB and RobertFL, Thank you both for your feedback. We realize this type of service is important to you. The Savings...
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I wish USAA offered this. For now their Savings Booster option is a great alternative that I'm using.

Fraud Report

Apr 26, 2016

It's been 8 calendar days and 6 business days going on 7 since a fraud report has been created and I haven't heard or received any...

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Sgt Davis_0911, I am following up and your situation with our bank partners. A specialist will reach out to you to addr...
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Sgt Davis_0911
Thank you for your response. What happens next after your colleague is informed? When do I get informed about what's go...
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