6 Ways Couples Can Avoid Fighting About Money

Roth TSP

This content is provided courtesy of USAA. You and your partner probably talked a lot about money while planning your wedding day — from how much to spend on your reception to whether to splurge on an expensive honeymoon or keep it simple. But have you talked about how you’re going to handle financial decisions […]

On Memorials

There’s an ancient tree behind my grandparents’ farm house in Virginia.  Well, it’s half of a tree really.  The core is bared to the elements, a scar.  New growth, over the years, has unfurled in tender tentacles topped with lime-green baby leaves.  It’s been seventeen years since the fire that ravaged the original pre-Revolutionary farm […]

How to Save Time? Do Easy Things the Hard Way

Kate Fosson, Director of Visual Communications/User Experience at MilitaryOneClick

A MilSpouse Entrepreneur’s Ultimate Guide to Organization PART I: Save Time by Doing Things the Hard Way Disclaimer: Though this isn’t some kind of money back guarantee I have found that these strategies work well for me.  As the sole-proprietor of a freelance business and COO of MilitaryOneClick I tend to be pretty busy. Some […]

What am I going to do with my little one today?

The typical parent does not create lesson plans for their child.  We teach intuitively, passing information to our little ones without even trying, sometimes without even knowing.  Teaching comes naturally, yet most of us do not consider ourselves educators. Early childhood experts believe that when teaching toddlers and preschoolers, the lessons must seem natural but […]

Military spouses work to keep community strong

By Sarah Peachey                 One of my best friends said it best. “There is nothing tighter than a bond between military wives. We become more sisters than friends.” And I agree with her. The military spouse community is a great one. We often band together, only knowing each other for a short time. Some of […]

2013 Memorial Day Fun But Cheap Activities

Thank you to our guest blogger, Bobbi Pack from MyMilitarySavings.com For many of us Memorial Day weekend means a day or two off work and a chance to spend quality time with our family and friends.  However, it’s also a time to honor those who have served and died in our nation’s armed services. I am […]