Employment


How Much Does Your Job Really Pay?

Adding income is a great way to improve your financial situation. And working as an independent contractor is a popular option for military spouses.  Many…



Check Your Social Security Earnings Record

Whatever you think about Social Security, or its future, you should still have an interest in ensuring that you and your earnings are property recorded…


Tips for Running a Small Business

8 Big Financial Ideas For Small Businesses

busi·ness [biz-nis]: the activity of making, buying or selling goods or providing services in exchange for money. Maybe you didn’t need a description from Merriam-Webster…


Unemployment for Retired Military

Unemployment for Retired Military

Approximately 40,000 active duty service members retire each year, and some good number of them are looking for jobs, but haven’t found work.  It’s possible…


Interesting Things About Your First Post-Military Job

Be Realistic About Post-Military Job

Amongst the many people I talk to over the course of a day, there are certain groups. New to the military, new parents, mid-career, nearing…



You Need A Will

The 4 Biggest Reasons You Need A Will

I often hear from single folks, couples without children, and people will few assets that “they don’t need a will.”  Heck, one person in my…


Free Interview Flights for Transitioning Troops

Free Interview Flights For Transitioning Troops

Servicemembers who are transitioning out of the military may be eligible for free, round-trip airfare to attend in-person job interviews, courtesy of a partnership between…



A military spouse holiday bazaar.

Good & Bad of Multi-Level Marketing

If you’re looking for a flexible job, there’s a great chance that you will be approached by someone about a multi-level marketing company.  Is this…


MOAA spouse symposium.

Military Spouse Symposium, Virginia Beach

The annual Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Military Spouse Symposium is coming to Virginia Beach on Tuesday, 24 February 2015.  This event is free…


MOAA spouse symposium.

Camp Lejeune Spouse Symposium

Are you interested a day of fun, friendship, and learning strategies for Keeping a Career on the Move®?  Did I mention lunch?  And childcare? I…




The USO logo.

The USO Is There For You!

Half my family is in the middle of a going-home-to-see-family adventure.  Several things haven’t gone quite as planned, and so I find myself unexpectedly in…


Small IT business.

Military Squashes Small Businesses

Sister-site SpouseBUZZ has just put up a post about the how the officials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) have effectively squashed a thriving home-based business…


Depression-era unemployment line.

Unemployment During Shutdown

I know that many of my readers aren’t military in the active duty sense of the word.  Many of you have been affected by the…