Declare your financial independence
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Declare your financial independence

Just as it took a formal written declaration to galvanize and commit our forefathers to national independence, the same sort of effort is required to put ourselves on the path to financial freedom.
VA-guaranteed loans an enviable deal
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VA-guaranteed loans an enviable deal

The VA loan powered a generation of post-World War II homeowners. Almost 70 years later, it’s still a valuable, attractive benefit that’s worth investigating – even if it’s been decades since you wore the uniform.
Five money management mistakes
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Five money management mistakes

Managing your investments can be dizzying, and there’s lots of hard-to-ignore noise on the periphery.
Four tax changes for 2014
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Four tax changes for 2014

As the 2013 filing deadline approaches, consider these changes as you look forward to next year’s tax season.
Protect your stuff and pass it on
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Protect your stuff and pass it on

After some discussion, it became clear that getting his 90-year-old father, who was a bit set in his ways, to change his current insurance coverage might not be the easiest way for the son to get his foot in USAA’s door.
Let tax brackets guide your retirement plan
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Let tax brackets guide your retirement plan

At times I feel like a broken record: “Save, save, save!” That’s my mantra when it comes to preparing for retirement. But lately I’m getting quite a few questions from those who have already crossed the retirement threshold.

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