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Combat Finance: How Military Values and Discipline Will Help You Achieve Financial Freedom

Book Description

In this book, Kurt Neddenriep, a Senior Vice President at a major investment firm who also served a tour in Afghanistan, develops a set of leadership and service values to help individuals and families to consistently achieve financial success. A comprehensive guide to personal finance, this book is informed by the author's expertise in the financial industry and framed within the lessons, clear thinking and organization he learned over the course of a parallel 23-year career in the Army National Guard of Nevada. The book will tell the stories of those who serve our country and how their values, discipline, and morals can teach us financial lessons in our personal lives, taking military principles and tactics and using them to explain finances for the mainstream American.

The book covers:

  • Mortgages

  • Savings

  • Insurance

  • Portfolio diversity

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Contents
    3. Title
    4. Copyright
    5. Dedication
    6. Preface
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. Introduction
    9. Chapter 1: Basic Training
      1. The Fundamentals of Basic Training
      2. Three Phases of Basic Training
      3. Basic Training Is Not for Quitters
      4. After Action Review
    10. Chapter 2: The Purpose and Importance of Reserves
      1. Military and Financial Reserves
      2. Operational Reserve
      3. Strategic Reserve
      4. Managing Your Reserves
      5. Simultaneous Operations
      6. Tactical Reserves
      7. A Final Note about Reserves
      8. After Action Review
    11. Chapter 3: Choose Your FOB Wisely
      1. FOBs, COPs, and Airfields
      2. The Benefits of Home Ownership
      3. Defending the FOB
      4. “A” Way
      5. Some Lessons from COP Keating
      6. Captain Soapes: FOB Mayor
      7. Have a Battle Plan
      8. After Action Review
    12. Chapter 4: Me and the Sergeant Major, We Love Training
      1. The Power of Compound Returns
      2. The Blackhorse Regiment Knows Training
      3. Make Investment Automatic
      4. ROTH IRAs
      5. Never Go to Battle without a Plan
      6. Compound Returns, Part Deux
      7. After Action Review
    13. Chapter 5: Protect the Home Front
      1. Insurance
      2. Insurance—What Is It?
      3. Buying Life Insurance: Know Your Mission
      4. “A” Way
      5. CPT Adair: The Fighting Adjutant
      6. Do Your Heirs Know Your Last Wishes?
      7. After Action Review
    14. Chapter 6: The Value of Advice
      1. Seek Wisdom, Avoid Overconfidence
      2. Selecting Your Cabinet
      3. Great Leaders Delegate
      4. After Action Review
    15. Chapter 7: Turning Your Strategic Objectives into Mission Statements
      1. The Fundamentals of Planning
      2. “A” Way
      3. After Action Review
    16. Chapter 8: Build Your Armed Forces, Not a Gun Collection
      1. Asset Allocation Fundamentals
      2. Army
      3. Navy
      4. Air Force
      5. Marines
      6. Build Your Armed Forces with a Mission in Mind
      7. No Two Armed Forces Are Alike
      8. After Action Review
    17. Chapter 9: Why We Fight
      1. Make a Difference
      2. Nothing Worth Doing Is Easy
    18. Afterword
    19. Glossary
    20. About the Author
    21. Index