Finance/Money

FREE Sam’s Club Membership for Military During Government Shutdown

FREE Sam’s Club Membership for Military During Government Shutdown While Military Commissaries are closed due to the government shutdown, Sam’s Club is allowing all military members with a valid military ID card to shop without a Sam’s Club membership. This includes Active, Guard, Reserve and retired. Simply go to customer service with a valid militaryContinue Reading “FREE Sam’s Club Membership for Military During Government Shutdown”

Homefront

Personal Thoughts from Overseas: Government Shutdown

It seems that every year, weeks before October 1st, the threat of a government shutdown looms and military families are left hanging and wondering what if. These threats have happened time and time again throughout the past few years. And with a resolved budget and barely any repercussions, as a military spouse I feel asContinue Reading “Personal Thoughts from Overseas: Government Shutdown”

Political/News

Government Shutdown: How the Heck Did We Get Here?

When I tell people I work for the Homefront United Network, a blog for military families, I am asked questions about current events affecting our readers. Lately I’ve been fielding many questions about sequestration and the looming government shut down.  I have to explain that I am not an economist or an expert on the federalContinue Reading “Government Shutdown: How the Heck Did We Get Here?”