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Retirement 'calculator' lets troops compare options

Troops nearing the end of their military career can take a close look at their retirement pay option…

New military retirement law creates big decisions for many troops

It's the biggest change in decades for military compensation. For the first time, the military will…

Retirement changes mean tough choices for troops ... eventually

Troops will have two years to get ready for the massive overhaul of the military retirement system.

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5 key points about the military's new blended retirement system

5 key points about the military's new blended retirement system

The nation's foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center proposes sweeping reforms. But will Congress and Pent…

Insurance Guide 2017: Don't overlook insurance for spouses, experts say

Policies for wives or husbands on the home front will lend peace of mind ... and much-needed support…

Insurance Guide 2017: What the new blended system means for your Survivor Benefit Plan coverage

BRS, SBP, TSP -- let our experts help sort out the new-look alphabet soup of your financial future.

Insurance Guide 2017: How the new retirement system may change your insurance plans

DoD's new blended system can mean big financial changes, even to staples like insurance coverage, ex…

USAA launches new online calculator to assist with changes from DoD’s new Blended Retirement System

USAA's Military Retirement Comparison Tool is now live on their website.

Despite decreasing veteran unemployment rate, underemployment remains a problem

Despite a record-low annual unemployment rate of 5.1 percent for post-9/11 veterans in 2016 and a co…

WWII Navy vet overcame typhoons and a torpedo to become well-known academic

Carl Lee Davis grew up in a very small rural community in Kentucky, later finding himself on a ship…