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  • Seven reasons why 2021 will be the year financial readiness becomes mission readiness for you!

    New Years is a great time to make a savings or financial plan despite adversity that you may be facing. Fidelity Investments has found that 67% of Americans consider New Year’s resolutions involving their finances and that includes the military. Half of those will fail but let’s dwell on those that succeeded and take a look at resolutions they crushed and you can crush in the year ahead with diligence and behavior leading to success and a better life.
  • Payroll Tax Relief: Opportunity With A Hitch

    In order to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Presidential Memorandum was issued on August 8, 2020 and guidance followed from Internal Revenue Service on August 28, 2020, to temporarily defer Social Security (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)) tax withholdings. This change is effective through the end of the 2020 calendar year.
  • Tips for Teleworking Success

    With COVID-19 spreading rapidly, many folks around base are being asked to telework a few days a week to reduce the amount of people on base. Here are some tips to improve your productivity and make working from home feel like, well, a home office.
  • It doesn’t have to be Groundhog Day for Airmen to gain in today’s pain

    Here are 9 tips to ensure that we make it through this financially intact as a family and stronger as a society.
  • Coping resources during COVID-19

    I know these are challenging times for us all. I wanted to reach out to remind Dobbins ARB of the services provided through your Director of Psychological Health (DPH) as well as nationwide resources.
  • What to Do if A Bear Market Bears Down on Airmen?

    With the recent meltdown which included the biggest point drop in stock market history and the fastest 10% correction, what do I do now with my TSP and other investment funds?For much of the last 2 years at Dobbins, I have been insistent that we are in the late stages of this current economic cycle, which has featured the longest, if not the
  • Santa, Mrs. Claus arrive at Dobbins on a C-130

    Operation Santa Lift returned to Hangar 5 during the December drill weekend. Santa, Mrs. Claus and a team of special helpers created an atmosphere where Airmen and their families could enjoy festive activities, crafts and plenty of sweet treats.
  • 10 Ways to Keep the Year End Tax Turkey at Bay While Enlisted in the Military

    The first decision an Airman should make is to decide whether itemizing still makes sense for you. If you are a business owner, there are a number of legitimate ways to transfer business-related income.
  • Don’t Pull Your Hair Out on 2018 TSP Results

    Today, after listening to Blackrock, the sole FERS TSP managing company, provide their outlook for 2019, I am convinced there is no reason to pull hairs again in 2019. The main investment concern, according to Chairman Larry Fink, will shift from central bank policy concerning an overheating economy to geopolitical risk with BREXIT and a slowing
  • Dobbins bids farewell to action-packed 2017

    They say time flies when you’re having fun. Time certainly flew in tandem with Dobbins’ increased operations tempo for 2017.Thinking back on all the accomplishments and opportunities to demonstrate superior air power, Dobbins has a lot to be proud of regarding its impact here and abroad.The first major event that comes to mind is the mass