How to Prepare for Your First PCS

How to Prepare for Your First PCS

A permanent change of station (PCS) can be daunting whether it is your first, your twentieth, or somewhere in between. Along the way the entire family will settle into a system that works for them, but the first few moves can be particularly rocky. The best thing you can do when you are feeling overwhelmed […]

Professions of Military Spouses

Professions of Military Spouses

Being in the military is a tough but rewarding task. Being a military spouse, on the other hand, is just plan tough, but with potential frequent moves, spouses can have a difficult time finding a profession. Most military spouses face a lot of uncertainty because of so many questions that come up about the future. […]

6 Habits of Successful Military Spouses

6 Habits of Successful Military Spouses

We all have a picture of the perfect military spouse, probably created by watching too many war films and hearing stories from older military wives. In modern America do we still have to live up to that picture perfect role? First of all, the military spouse is no longer just the military wife. Military husbands […]

Things Military Families Can Live Without

Things Military Families Can Live Without

Military life is built on sacrifice. It isn’t just the service members who make sacrifices, but also their supportive family members. We sacrifice our time to show love and support, helping other families when their loved ones are deployed. We sacrifice our stability, following our spouses across the globe to make homes for them while […]

Most Suprising Things About Military Life

Most Suprising Things About Military Life

Many young service members suffer a bit of a shock when they join the military. Even those who spent time in ROTC will find times when they feel like they have gotten in over their heads. The thing about being a service member though, is that when you join you are put into a group […]

PCS Proof Your Career

PCS Proof Your Career

Ever since the first battles, the job in the military has been considered as noble and prestigious, as these are the people who protect the nation against enemies and who fight to defend their country. While men working in the military knowingly chose their lifestyle when they pursued their career in this industry, often times […]

Save Money On Your PCS Move

Save Money On Your PCS Move

PCS moves have the possibility of being an exciting change of pace or disasters waiting to happen. They put a strain on your energy, your management skills, and, often the most felt, your finances. Despite the military covering a lot of the moving expenses many military families find themselves shelling out between 1-2 thousand dollars […]

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 […]

Moving Tips For Military Personnel

Moving Tips For Military Personnel

As military personnel, moving becomes a common phenomenon. Unfortunately, moving houses usually requires cumbersome amounts of effort. You have to contract several professional services while still having the issue of needing huge amounts of time for organization. Make your life easier by following these moving tips for military personnel. First and foremost, start early! You […]

PCS Money Tips

PCS Money Tips

When PCS orders come in there are going to be a lot of things on your mind, and money issues are definitely going to be in the foreground. From tying up loose ends at your current location to getting an entire household up and running halfway across the country, there are many ways that you […]