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Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away

Sponsored Content provided courtesy of USAA Member Community. 243 days 5,832 hours 350,633 minutes Any way you look at the above numbers, it can be a pretty frightening thought of having to solo parent for 8 months. Parenting with your spouse is daunting enough, but when doing it alone – the stakes are higher. A recentContinue Reading “Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away”

Finance/Money Homefront

2018 Tax Guide for the Military Family

Get your documents together. It’s that time of year to get organized for filing your taxes. Whether you will owe Uncle Sam money or are expecting a tax refund in your account, service members and their families have access to tax filing resources that won’t cost a thing. 2018 Tax Guide for the Military FamilyContinue Reading “2018 Tax Guide for the Military Family”

Career/Education

4 Tips for Back to College Balance

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban As a military spouse and as someone who went back to school as a mom of young children, I know a thing or two about going back to school and juggling life. Military spouses may have just a little bit more on our plate; raising a family,Continue Reading “4 Tips for Back to College Balance”

Deployment/PCS

What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban 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-uniformedContinue Reading “What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?”