Finance/Money

The Gift Of Giving: Charitable Giving In The Military

Since being founded in 2011, K9s For Warriors has graduated over 300 veterans and their dog’s thanks to the¬†charitable giving of military service members, their families, and spouses. It’s incredible to think what can be achieved when those of us vested in the military dig deep into our hearts and donate. And not only areContinue Reading “The Gift Of Giving: Charitable Giving In The Military”

Finance/Money Veterans

Planning for Retirement: Support Services and Sources of Income for Military Families

An estimated 2.21 military personnel are expected to retire between 2017 to 2027. This figure represents those who are forecasted to leave the service due to regular or reserve retirement, temporary or permanent disability and temporary early retirement (Statista). Leaving the military is a daunting prospect for many not only because of going back toContinue Reading “Planning for Retirement: Support Services and Sources of Income for Military Families”

Finance/Money

Money Talks with the Family: Why They Matter

The average gross income of an American family is $71,258 (IRS) with a household debt of $132,529 (Federal Reserve). Nearly two-thirds of American families struggle to come up with $1,000 in an emergency (NORC Center for Public Affairs Research) while 77 million Americans or 35% of adults with a credit line owe an average ofContinue Reading “Money Talks with the Family: Why They Matter”

Finance/Money National Guard/Reserve Veterans

Honoring The National Guard

Always ready, always there. The motto of the National Guard is true, and they remain absolutely ready for any threat or extraneous request abroad. In recent years, they have served extended periods on the frontline, making the ultimate sacrifice as just last year a¬†Utah national guardsman was killed in Afghanistan, as so many throughout theContinue Reading “Honoring The National Guard”