2019 Veterans Day Discounts and Free Meals

Military members serve for many reasons, recognition is generally not high on the list. We serve to defend our country, defend freedom, and be a part of something bigger than ourselves. Though we don’t serve for recognition, it can be nice to have someone thank us for what we have done for our country. Veterans […]

2019 Military Pay Charts – Officer & Enlisted Pay (2.6% Raise)

Military members will receive a 2.6% pay raise in 2019, the second consecutive year in which they received a pay raise above 2.0%. The 2018 pay raise is 0.2% higher than the 2.4% raise in 2017. This follows six consecutive years of pay raises that were lower than 2.0%, bottoming out at 1.0% pay raises […]

Lowes Military Discount – Save Big with the MyLowe’s Military Discount

Military discounts are a popular way to thank current and former military members for their service. Each company sets its own military discount eligibility policies, and may vary based on the organization. However, the Lowes Military Discount program is one of the most widely available, as it includes both current and former military members. Many […]

TSP and IRA – Can I Invest in Both Retirement Accounts?

The Thrift Savings Plan is a great retirement account for military members. And starting in 2018, military members who participate in the Blended Retirement System (BRS) will be eligible to receive matching contributions to their TSP. Prior to the BRS, military members were not eligible for matching TSP contributions. However, civil service and other government TSP […]

2018 Military Pay Charts – Officer & Enlisted Pay (2.4% Raise)

Military members will see a 2.4% pay raise in their first 2018 paycheck (Jan. 12, 2018). This is an increase of 0.3% from the pay raise in 2017 and the biggest pay raise since the 3.4% pay raise in 2010. These 2018 military pay charts show the final approved pay for each rank and for […]

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2019 Military Pay Charts – Officer & Enlisted Pay (2.6% Raise)

Military members will receive a 2.6% pay raise in 2019, the second consecutive year in which they received a pay raise above 2.0%. The 2018 pay raise is 0.2% higher than the 2.4% raise in 2017. This follows six consecutive years of pay raises that were lower than 2.0%, bottoming out at 1.0% pay raises […]

2018 Military Pay Charts – Officer & Enlisted Pay (2.4% Raise)

Military members will see a 2.4% pay raise in their first 2018 paycheck (Jan. 12, 2018). This is an increase of 0.3% from the pay raise in 2017 and the biggest pay raise since the 3.4% pay raise in 2010. These 2018 military pay charts show the final approved pay for each rank and for […]