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Pack Your Chute: 5 Things to do Now to Get Ready for Transition

Whether you are retiring from the military this summer, like I am, or still have years to go, there is value is putting a plan of action in place to be prepared for the transition financially. Sure, discussions of retirement locations, job transitions and career choices are a huge part of the transition, but this … Continue reading

Value of a military retirement

Simply put, the value of the retirement benefit depends on the life expectancy of the veteran. According to the Social Security Administration, a male retiree 45 years old will live for about another 32 years(http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/STATS/table4c6.html). If he retired from the military as an O-5 with 22 years of service, his retirement benefit would be $4274 … Continue reading

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