Relationships

Dating Someone in the Military? Here are 5 Things You Should Know

Did you just meet someone you really like, who also happens to be in the military? In Hollywood, they make the idea of dating someone in the military look extremely glamorous –  couples sending each other long, heartfelt love letters, reuniting and living happily ever after, and more. But, we all know that real lifeContinue Reading “Dating Someone in the Military? Here are 5 Things You Should Know”

Mental Health/Wellness

Why Cats Make the Perfect Military Family Pet

Each year 3.4 million cats enter shelters across the nation. Taking one of them in could vastly improve not only their quality of life but yours as well. As a family with a member in the military, however, you may be wondering whether your lifestyle is suitable to pet ownership. While dogs require exercise and may beContinue Reading “Why Cats Make the Perfect Military Family Pet”

Career/Education

What To Do When An Injury Forces You to Resign

Getting hurt on the job is a nightmare that most of us hope to avoid, but also a reality that nearly 4 million individuals in the United States alone face each year. While this situation is difficult enough on its own, piling bills and a family to take care of can push your stress levelContinue Reading “What To Do When An Injury Forces You to Resign”

Finance/Money

Budgeting Tips to Save for Special Occasions

Studies consistently show that military families often carry higher debt and own fewer assets than their civilian counterparts. When assessing the sacrifices military families make, this simply doesn’t make much sense. Whether you’re on active duty, have just returned home or are looking for ways to make your next leave extra special, there are many ways in which youContinue Reading “Budgeting Tips to Save for Special Occasions”