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2013 Military Spouse Symposium

Do you live in the Seattle-Tacoma area?  Are you looking for a job, or do you ever expect to be looking for a job in…


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Career Expos Coming Your Way

Military.com and the Non-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) sponsor numerous Career Expos at locations across the United States.  These Career Expos bring together employers who appreciate…


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8 January 2011 Weekend Roundup

Loving all the good stuff on the internet this week!  I spent way too much time reading articles, and leaving tabs open for later.  I’ve…


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NoVa Homeowners: Check This Out

Are you a military member who owns a home in Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Arlington County, Prince William County, or the City of Alexandria?  A…


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Working as a Commissary Bagger

Walking across base today, I saw a notice on a bulletin board:  Full Time Baggers Needed at the Commissary.  This notice got me thinking about…


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Military Spouse Corporate Career Network

I stumbled across an interesting resource, the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN).  MSCCN maintains a database of military-friendly employers and open positions.  From their…


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Job Training for Vets Ages 20-24

The US Department of Labor has just announced a new job training program for veterans aged 20-24.  It is called VETS, which stands for Veterans’…


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2 August 2010 Military Report

From the 2 August 2010 Military Report at Military.com, the following financial news: Free SAT/ACT Prep Software – NFL and MLB players, and Sponsorship Alliance…


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2010 Military Spouse Intern Program

Are you a military spouse looking for a federal job?  There is a neat new program that might help you get that job, and offer…


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05 April 2010 Military Report

The April 5, 2010 Military Report includes the following personal finance items: 5 Tips to Make Your Taxes Less Taxing – Doing your taxes…well…sucks. It’s…


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Calculating Your Withholding

For military families, one of the most challenging parts about paying taxes is accurately estimating your withholding each year.  Withholding is the amount of taxes…


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Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

Good news on the homefront!  The Military Spouse Residency Relief Act was passed by Congress last week and is awaiting the President’s signature. Here is…


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Work that Works for Military Spouses

Myscha Theriault, my friend and author at Wise Bread, has put together a nifty article about careers that suit military spouses:  Married to the Military: …



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A Dollar Saved is Two Dollars Earned

A dollar saved is two dollars earned.  That's one of the concepts taught in David Chilton's The Wealthy Barber, which I recommended in Top Ten…