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The Amex Platinum Card Is Free For Active Duty Military

It’s a bit of an open secret on military bases: active duty service members can get The Platinum Card® from American Express without paying the annual fee. This is one of the most coveted credit cards of all, offering some of the most remarkable benefits of any travel rewards card

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Military Travel and FI Infographic

  Members of the military have an incredible advantage when it comes to travel rewards. Active duty military and their spouse and dependents can take advantage of all the fantastic card benefits the best cards have to offer without paying the annual fee. Here is a step-by-step guide to get

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FI in the Military Infographic

  By choosing to serve your country, you may have unlocked a path financial independence. But are you taking full advantage of all of the programs and benefits available to you? This guide will help you utilize all the benefits available to you to reach financial independence. Remember that financial

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Top Credit Cards For Active Duty Military

Want a step-by-step guide to earning travel rewards in the military? Subscribe to the get the download. Active duty military can have the top rewards credit cards in every category without worrying about annual fees. This is because Chase, American Express, and Capital One waive annual fees for active-duty military

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Military Can Get the Chase Sapphire Reserve For Free

Active duty military can now get the most popular Chase personal travel rewards card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve for free! While the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) prompted a couple of credit card companies to waive annual fees and cap interest rates under certain conditions for their cards, most credit

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095 | A Military Path To FI | Military Dollar

The author of the Military Dollar joins Brad and Jonathan to discuss the various ways that service members can optimize their finances and choose financial independence, including retirement plans, financial planning, health care benefits and the GI Bill. Working in the military can set someone up to retire after 20

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FI Weekly – November 9, 2021

Year-End Tax Planning It’s hard to believe how quickly 2021 is coming to a close – December 31st will be here before you know it and that means it’s a good time to make sure all your year-end tax items are in order.  Our good friend Sean Mullaney, the FI

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Top 10 Best Cities For Financial Independence (2022)

As we’ve always said, Financial Independence is for everyone. However, geoarbitrage is a powerful FI tool. The vast costs of living, price inequality, asymmetrical taxes, and the ilk; where you live makes a difference in how you prepare and live for FI. So, just like we did last year –

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FI Weekly – July 20, 2021

The Essence of FI Part 2 Last week I included a section called the ‘Essence of FI’ and after some reflection, I wanted to add a Part 2: Part of the Essence of FI is how much you love your future self, and how much you value that future self. 

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FI Weekly – June 15, 2021

New Adventures One of the things I’m personally working on as part of the mastermind group I’m in with Dominick Quartuccio is being open to new adventures in life. Too often I don’t seek out new experiences or doing something I’m either scared of, or could fail at. It’s nice to have

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Is Your Pension Healthy? | EP 316

Watch Listen Read Lindsay and Troy from Households of FI with Grumpus Maximus Website: Grumpusmaximus.com What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Back in another installment of ChooseFI’s Households of FI series are Troy and Lindsay. In episode 241, Brad helped them calculate their FI number, but Lindsay is a

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