Tax Credits for Milspouses First Step to Soothe Licensing Woes

By Lori Volkman                        April 24, 2013 As a Navy wife, Judy Brown is no stranger to self-sacrifice, family separation, and the flexibility required for constant relocations that are a fixture of military life. Yet having to give up her career as a Dental Assistant ranks pretty high on her list of military-induced heartaches. After enduring […]

I Don’t Always Love Being a Military Spouse

I remember perching myself on the edge of a hunter green chair in my college advisor’s office, the comforting musty smell of theological texts permeating the space between my face and hers.  My visits all had the same purpose: discerning a career path that would feel purposeful to me while meshing with the contractual obligations […]

Here are the goods and bads of 529 Plans

  This content is provided courtesy of USAA. By Scott E. Halliwell, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU® My 5’1″ middle-school-son recently delivered some great news to our family: We can stop saving for his college because he’s going to get an academic scholarship. Suhweet! We are off the hook! Of course, it wasn’t that long ago that professional […]