Finance/Money

April is Financial Literacy Month – Here’s What Military Families Need to Know

It’s no secret that most couples don’t enjoy talking about money, but not addressing this major part of your relationship can cause serious stress. A recent study found that about 30 percent of couples disagree on finances at least once a month. For military couples, who have different financial considerations than their civilian counterparts, itContinue Reading “April is Financial Literacy Month – Here’s What Military Families Need to Know”

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Money Tips Every Couple Needs to Know

The way we earn, spend, and save money is a practical expression of our most fundamental beliefs. When our priorities are out of sync, money can become the great divide in an otherwise harmonious relationship. By working together toward financial freedom, money can cease being a source of conflict and become a way to expressContinue Reading “Money Tips Every Couple Needs to Know”

Finance/Money

Military Saves Week Comes to an End, but Your Savings Continues

Military Saves Week, a component of America Saves, has partnered with Department of Defense for eight years to encourage healthy finances for military families. With the United States military in limbo right now, between budget cuts and force reduction, preparing for one’s future might not be at the forefront of many minds. Preparing for one’sContinue Reading “Military Saves Week Comes to an End, but Your Savings Continues”

Finance/Money

Money Matters: Sometimes Spending Too Much is Okay

Before we had kids, my husband and I could have easily taken a few vacations for ourselves. A week of leave here or a quick weekend trip there would have been simple to pull off because his training schedule didn’t include deployments and there were surely several places we could’ve gone while keeping within theContinue Reading “Money Matters: Sometimes Spending Too Much is Okay”