Sponsored by The College Board | When I was a new college freshman, the wisest piece of advice that I received was to “test out” of as many required classes that I could, a move that would save me money in the long run.
You say Thursday, we say Friday eve. Either way, we can agree the best part of today is The Sip, the bi-weekly newsletter brought to you by the team at MilSpouseFest. Informed looks good on you.
Notebooks, pencils, and Ziploc bags are filling up shopping carts around the country as back-to-school shopping is in full-swing. Walmart and Target are full of crayons and folders and backpacks. Even Amazon wants to help me shop for school supplies. With these extensive back-to-school list, comes a varying amount of anxiety. How much is too […]
Another Tuesday, another kids-eat-free night at the local pizza place. My young boys were building their own pizzas at the table while I sipped a local craft brew (at happy hour prices). I must have looked funny with my big digital SLR camera, taking so many pictures of two kids sticking cheese, pepperoni, and olives on […]
Editor’s Note: Thanks to Jeremy Hilton, military spouse and author of this piece, for his permission to reprint it here on MilitaryOneClick. It was originally published here. Last Friday, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) published the first in a three-part series regarding military spouse employment, titled The Force Behind the Force: A […]
Navigating personal finances while serving in the military can be challenging, and military financial advisors frequently encounter the same questions and misinformation. We asked military Personal Financial Counselor, Kayla Andrews, AFC®, to dispel some common financial misconceptions she hears when advising military clients. Here are the top 11. Military pay is always guaranteed. While the […]
This is a sponsored post on behalf of TravelCenters of America. All opinions are the author’s. Refuel! Replenish! Refresh! TravelCenters of America’s slogan should be the motto for every military family on the road moving, visiting family, or vacationing this summer. That slogan speaks deeply to me. As a Navy spouse of 20 years, with an active […]
I never would have considered myself to be a coupon collector… until we moved overseas. While in Germany, I learned that couponing was fun, and I took it as a personal challenge to see how much money I could save on my groceries each week. Learning to coupon overseas is easy because there are only […]