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Coupon Policies at Overseas Locations

For years, I have known about the policy that allows overseas commissaries to use coupons to be used for up to six months after the…




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Spouse Tuition Aid Program

While researching the military relief societies quick no-interest loan programs, I stumbled across another interesting benefit from The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS).  The NMCRS…


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2010 Holiday Mailing Deadlines

The holiday season is going to be here remarkably soon, and it is definitely time to be thinking about mailing those packages overseas. There are…



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Vonage or Skype Phone?

For several weeks, I have been comparing the services of Vonage and Skype telephone.  I have been reading articles and trying to figure out which…


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Foreign Transaction Fees

If you spend any amount of time outside the United States, you might find that using your credit card is handy.  In addition to the…


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You Can’t Always Count on The Exchange

While planning to move overseas, and deciding if we needed to make any particular purchases before we left, one phrase kept coming up, “The exchange…


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Canceling Your Cell Phone

Our family has been Sprint cellular customers for years, and they have been pretty good to us.  I can’t compare their service to other companies…


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A New Twist on Car Shopping

One thing about moving so often:  some times you can’t take your cars with you, or you can take one car but any extras.  As…


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Skype for Telephone?

I am in the beginning stages of research on getting a US Skype number to use during our travels overseas.  Have any of you ever…


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Sharing the Coupon Love

Are you a coupon cutter, or have you seen those amazing people who save tons of money with coupons?  Clipping coupons can help a family…


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Dunkin’ Donuts Giveaway

Here’s an interesting promotion:  Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away 50 cases of coffee each month to military members stationed overseas.  It doesn’t state that they…


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Alert: Credit Cards Abroad

There's always a new concern when it comes to using your credit cards overseas.  Now there is another thing to worry about – the rest…


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Wishing I Was Army. And Overseas. And…

Thanks to Veteran Military Wife at Life Lessons of a Military Wife, I just learned about the Army Emergency Relief‘s fantastic Overseas Spouse Education Assistance…