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Money and the Military: How to Create a Financial Plan

Ron Kness / Jan 12, 2018

To stretch your money and make it go as far as you can, you must do three things – great goals, make a plan, and save automatically.

Which Retirement System Pays Better – Legacy or the Blended Retirement System?

Ron Kness / Jan 5, 2018

We compare the benefit options between the legacy and Blended Retirement System – and see how you can maximize your benefits.

What You Need to Know About the Blended Retirement System

Ron Kness / Dec 29, 2017

The new Blended Retirement System goes into effect next week. Here’s what you need to know about this new retirement program for service members.

Introduction to the Blended Retirement System

Ron Kness / Dec 22, 2017

This article is the first in a three-part series on the new Blended Retirement System (BRS) that begins on January 1, 2018.

The Power of Compounding Interest in Your Thrift Savings Plan

Ron Kness / Dec 15, 2017

Currently, 81% of servicemembers leave with no retirement benefit. Under the Blended Retirement System, service members can take advantage of a Thrift Savings Plan and the power of compounding interest.

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