7 Phone Interview Tips

Photo: The Office, NBC You’ve seen all thisl before: a karaoke singer with eyes glued to the lyrics, the musician thoroughly focused on the notes of the sheet music, the TV reporter reading the teleprompter, the game show host reciting words ...

Outsmarting the Car Dealer

When you walk onto a car lot, you’re walking into a game where knowing the “rules” can be a big advantage. The dealer is going to be playing chess, so make sure you’re not playing checkers. Starting with the cheery “hello” as you walk through ...

Ways to Save Big on Your Home Loan

When it comes to buying a new home, it’s a given that you’ll shop around to get the very best value for your money. But have you done the same legwork for your home loan? “The impact of just a half of a percentage point in ...

16 To-Do’s for Your Next PCS Move

A PCS move is a lot more than getting your stuff from point A to point B. It’s a major life event. Without proper planning, a move can squeeze your savings — and challenge your sanity. To help keep costs and headaches to a minimum, get ...

PCS: Moving? Uncle Sam Could Help Pay

If you’ve ever moved, you know how quickly expenses can add up. Fortunately, Uncle Sam may be able to lighten your financial load by defraying some of the moving costs. “Moving and tax breaks are two subjects that most people would ...

5 Common Cyber-Threats (and How to Fight Back)

High-tech threats are everywhere, from the data breaches at retail stores to the latest Internet virus that’s dominating the nightly news. But a little knowledge and common sense can go a long way toward helping protect you from identity ...

Active-Duty Military: Retirement Income and Finances

In return for 15, 20 or more years of patriotic service and sacrifice, active-duty service members enjoy a retirement income plan that’s among the very best in any occupation. Retired pay, the military’s version of a pension plan, ...