Video from Colin Powell: Kids need structure

  How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State, asks parents, friends and relatives to support children from before they even get to primary school, through community and a strong sense of responsibility. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)

This is how to start a scholarship search

By Rose Holland It is that time of year when high school seniors are frantically applying for scholarships.  Being in the military can make this process more challenging. We are an Army Reserve Family and while my husband is on active duty, we are rarely stationed near a military installation.  This duty assignment is no […]

Special Tax Breaks for Military Members


Posted on Jan 21, 2013 | Category: Personal Finance This content is provided courtesy of USAA Military service demands sacrifices — some personal, some financial. But in many cases, Uncle Sam recognizes those hardships and offers special privileges to compensate. When it comes to paying taxes, for example, military members can claim a host of […]

It Takes a Year.

Nourish Schools

Courtesy of Casey Seidenberg  from Nourish Schools on January 14, 2013 I have often wondered how many people make New Year’s resolutions about eating more healthfully. It’s got to be a huge number, right? And how many of these people fall short of their ambitious goals? They start off robust, but after a few weeks, […]

MilitaryOneClick Gets Insider View of Commander-In-Chief Ball

MilitaryOneClick Founder, Jennifer Pilcher and her husband of 15 years, active duty Navy pilot CDR Pilcher, were invited by The White House to attend the 57th Commander-In-Chief Ball on January 21, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 The Commander-In-Chief Ball was one of the hottest […]

Military Spouses Share Inspiring Goals For 2013

Courtesy of guest blogger Kristina Doss   As military spouses, we had a busy 2012 raising children, developing careers, pursuing an education and dabbling in our passions – all while moving from place to place. But when a New Year arrives, it’s a great time to take a break from our busy, nomadic lives, and […]

13 Tips to Make 2013 Your Lucky Year


Posted on Jan 07, 2013 | Category: Personal Finance This content is provided courtesy of USAA By J.J. Montanaro, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Scott Halliwell, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Unlucky 13? Not on our watch. Although this number drums up all sorts of negative connotations, we’d like to reverse that trend. In support of this idea, […]