007: Is the cost worth the benefit? (Case Study: O5 retiring at 20 years with the Survivor Benefit Plan)
Now that we've calculated Lt. Col. Rick Howard's Estimated Retired Pay, Jen Amos walks us through the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) Subsidy Program to calculate what could happen to him and his spouse should they keep the SBP. She also elaborates more on new terms: Today's Dollars, Future Dollars, and opportunity cost. To get the most out of this episode, be sure to follow along by viewing the High-3 Calculator and the SBP Subsidy Program.
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