Saturday, September 26, 2015

Military Discount on your PHONE Plan (Verizon, AT&T, T-mobile, Sprint, etc)

Lets break down the Military Discount for all of the major phone companies. Most are offering 15% off part of the bill. There are additional military benefits as well, like getting activation fees and such waived in addition.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

How to Sign Up for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

I recently signed up for the Thrift Savings Plan so I figured I'd write a post on how easy it is if you know where to go. This post is geared toward Military Members. I break it down into 11 easy steps

1st StepLog in at mypay.dfas.mil
 

Monday, September 7, 2015

2016 Military Pay

It looks like the 2016 pay increase will be 1.30% this year. This is a 0.30% increase from last year. This change will take effect Jan 1, 2016

Here are the increases of the last 5 years
2011 - 1.40% 
2012 - 1.60%
2013 - 1.70%
2014 - 1.00%
2015 - 1.00%
2016 - 1.30%
For a full list of of previous increases dating back to 1962, check out MilitaryBenefits 

Interested in what you'll be making in 2016?

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Last Chance for Free Museum Entrance

Labor Day is the last day of the Blue Star Museum Program. This program provides FREE admission to over 2000 museums in the US. I live in Texas, and they have over 100 here!

For more info click here - http://arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums