Troops in Afghanistan Celebrate Halloween in Style

Superheroes in Afghanistan

Fortunately there are a few times a year when Americans overseas can celebrate a holiday that reminds them of home, and today happens to be one of those special days… Halloween offers troops a chance to really get creative and have fun! It’s a great opportunity to break the daily routine and participate in a […]

5 Easy Ways to Make Friends in Military Life

  by Sarah Peachey Making friends is one act that makes life worth living. Your friends are there to support you when needed, to laugh with, to shop with (especially with the ladies) and to bring happiness to every day activities. It’s never easy moving to a new area when you don’t know anyone. I […]

Scary Finances: How to Keep the Nightmares at Bay


As Halloween is quickly approaching, we wanted to share a SPOOKY article from USAA This content is provided courtesy of USAA. By June Walbert, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and J.J. Montanaro, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Come Halloween night, you may be haunted by visions of goblins and ghouls, but a financial fiasco could be the real nightmare. […]

Roth TSP Adds a Tool to Your Savings Kit


This content is provided courtesy of USAA. By J.J. Montanaro, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ As a financial planner, I’ve told countless folks there’s no silver bullet to fix their financial ailments. But the Roth Thrift Savings Plan introduced this year could be a cure to one of my recurring headaches. You see, every time I see […]

Consumer Beware: Diamond Quality May Not Be What You Think

This content is provided courtesy of USAA. By Rudy Antompietri, manager, USAA Gemological Services Have you ever looked through a jewelry store window and noticed the reports, or certificates, that tout a diamond’s price, quality and availability? These reports are supposed to assure consumers of the quality of the diamonds on display. They represent the […]

Anything for our Children

Welcome to our newest bloggers, Casey Seidenberg and Katherine Sumner.  I know you will find their passion for nutrition and children uplifting.  Please visit their website, to learn more and find amazing recipes. As parents we’ve probably all said, “I’d do absolutely anything to keep my kids safe and healthy.” And we mean it. In […]