Can you Open a Business on a Military Base

Can you Open a Business on a Military Base

Lots of military spouses want to supplement their husband’s income by starting their own business, but if they live on the military base there are certain restrictions that must be followed. A home based business such like is normally started is an excellent method of making their chosen job mobile so that it can go […]

10 Tips for Relocating Your Business

Tips for Relocating Your Business

Moving a business is typically expensive, lengthy, and overwhelming. Here are some top tips which will help you get ready for your approaching move. Tip#1. Donate Office Items and Equipment You Don’t Need This is an extraordinary time for parting with old telephones, printers, copiers, office furniture and PC’s that you generally won’t need or need. […]

Things to Consider Before Starting a Military Spouse Owned Business

Things to Consider Before Starting a Military Spouse Owned Business

Being the spouse of an active military member comes with a certain lifestyle. This lifestyle requires flexibility. This is why more and more military spouses are entering the world of entrepreneurship. With the right idea, plan and business model a successful business can be built. It is a great way to bring more income into […]

Top PCS Mistakes

Top PCS Mistakes

So you have received your PCS or permanent change of station order and it is your first. If your spouse is away when the orders come, panic and sadness set in. These are nightmare scenarios that a thousand articles have been written about and millions of military families have experienced. The PCS means that you […]

Packing Tips for Military Moves

Packing Tips for Military Moves

You may feel like a military family who enters basic training every time you have to move to another area. However, when making a permanent change of station (PCS) move from one duty station to another duty station, there are great entitlement perks like temporary lodging and dislocation allowance. Unfortunately, these entitlements don’t come with […]

How Will the 2015 Military Budget Impact You?

How Will the 2015 Military Budget Impact You

Before you get too upset about the Defense Department changes to your coverage in 2015 it is important to remember that these are proposed changes. The final details of the budget have yet to be decided. What is planned are cuts to the amount you get for your BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing), how Tricare […]

Is It Cheaper to Live On or Off Base?

Is It Cheaper to Live On or Off Base

Growing up in a military family I experienced the full array of housing situations. As a family of five tagging along with an E-7 we were sometimes offered clean, adequate housing. Other times we were offered cramped quarters without the base housing perks such as a commissary and youth centers. Housing off base was a […]