$ How We Fared On My Husband’s Last TDY $ — and Why We’re Using a Credit Card Again

That’s Temporary DutY for you non-military folks. Military-speak for a business trip. Yea, yea… So he last went TDY, like, two months ago. But here are the numbers anyway. During his four-week TDY to Texas in August, John spent $1657.98 (excluding lodging). His reimbursement came in the next month at $2,300.45 (again, excluding lodging). A
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My husband’s in love. And before he leaves me and Eastern U.S. behind, he wants to get as much of this in as possible.

What? What did you expect to see? Aw, Dunkin Donuts. They make John happy. The Alabama-South Carolina game today? Not so much. One dozen donuts (plus one fritter): ~$8.00 This includes a 20% military discount, which is huge as far as military discounts go. And one we didn’t find out about until we’d been buying
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Personal Finance Debt Balance Updates! And the credit card game: we so own you.

Whew! Almost forgot this post in all the excitement of my guest post over at Get Rich Slowly. Man, I wish I had more traffic, even half a fraction of a fraction of GRS: the comments are so much fun! Even when it is, you know, about how you let $120,000 slip through your fingertips…
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Welcome!

I walked through our saga of how we became reluctant landlords of a rental property in Las Vegas over at The Man J.D. Roth’s blog Get Rich Slowly. Go on over and check it out! (Please?) 😉 And if you found your way here for the first time from GRS — welcome! I hope you’ll
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