Tag Archives: Army

5 Lessons from U.S. Revolutionary War History that can Make Better Borrowers

What do the Brown Bess Musket and borrowing money have in common?  I have experience with the musket and borrowing money so I’m going to draw the analogy that may help you become a better borrower. The History of the … Continue reading

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The Best of the First Quarter: A Pro Borrower’s Beginning

    I’m amazed that I’ve been posting twice a week for the last 3 months.  Time flies when you’re sharing experiences as a professional borrower.  My goal is to get to 104 posts and then evaluate the future of … Continue reading

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Operation Mortgage Freedom or Prisoner of Myth? The Soldier Dollar Wars

We all want the truth when it comes to financing our home, right?  What is truth?  This is part three of a series on housing and mortgages.  The last two posts covered some common beliefs about home ownership: September 8, … Continue reading

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High Altitude Borrowing

I am aware of the correlation between the lack of oxygen and impaired brain function.  I experienced that first hand in army flight school when they put us in the hypobaric chamber to simulate the effects of high altitude.  We … Continue reading

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The Helicopter Pilot and the Borrower

I was hooked on flying by the U.S. army aviation brochure in the recruiter’s office.  I wanted to jump behind the controls of a helicopter and take off.  But first I spent 15 months learning weather, aerodynamics, instrument flying and … Continue reading

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