Homefront Veterans

Family Life After the Military: Job Seeking, Home Purchase and Financial Adjustments

An estimated 250,000 enlisted service members and officers return to civilian life each year. For these servicemen & women and their families, integrating into civilian life is not an easy task. Finding a job, relocating to a new home and making financial adjustments are some of the biggest challenges facing a military family. Intensive preparation and planning forContinue Reading “Family Life After the Military: Job Seeking, Home Purchase and Financial Adjustments”

Finance/Money Homefront

Saving For Baby: 5 Ways to Save Money

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf Signature Care Diapers. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The first thing we think of when it comes to having a family is the expense that comes along with it. Upon having my second child many asked if I was ready for the additional expense, being thatContinue Reading “Saving For Baby: 5 Ways to Save Money”

Career/Education Veterans

Transitioning out of the military? Check out these tips to tackle civilian job interviews

Most members of the Armed Forces who have retired from service decide to pursue a new career in the civilian sector. An important ritual associated with this transition is the job interview with potential employers.  A great interview can make the difference between otherwise equally-qualified prospects for a job. Here are some tips for veteransContinue Reading “Transitioning out of the military? Check out these tips to tackle civilian job interviews”

Deployment/PCS

What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?

Maybe it’s the constant separation, the days on end alone, experiencing different parts of the country or even the world, or maybe it’s just a quality we develop after years of being with our service member. We, military spouses, are often viewed by society as non-uniformed heroes. While we may not be rocking the spandex orContinue Reading “What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?”