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”

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?”

Deployment/PCS Homefront Military Kids/Special Needs

Back to School in a New Town

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By Briana Hartzell Transitioning from summer’s long days and endless playing is hard enough — add in a new town and a new school, and it can be nerve-wracking! The first and most important step in preparing for a new school year in a new town is to communicateContinue Reading “Back to School in a New Town”

Finance/Money

Military Discount Roundup: 18 Summer Saving Ideas

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban It’s the most wonderful time of the year, summer is here! I don’t know about you, but this time of year gets me excited for all the family fun to be had. We recently purchased our first home, which leaves us penny-pinching and scouring the internetContinue Reading “Military Discount Roundup: 18 Summer Saving Ideas”