Military families across the world know how dfficult moving can be. But it doesn’t have to be, and HireAHelper wants to show you how! Ready to learn about cost effective moves, incredible moving hacks, and hear some real life moving success stories? Read on and learn more about what HireAHelper can do for you and your military move.
Like many others who choose to enlist, Don Morrell grew up learning about the importance of military service from his family. His father was an Army paratrooper during World War II who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and later joined the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot.
As we slowly climb our way out of the pandemic, we have a prime opportunity to restart the charitable giving that many of us were forced to pause during the pandemic. And get this… Those charitable gifts don’t just reap those “feel-good-warm-and-fuzzy” feelings while benefiting the local community, they can also provide some often-unforeseen financial perks.
How can three little letters cause such a big disruption to your household budget? PCSs are a normal part of most active-duty military life, and with it comes the chaos! Don’t let that paralyze you or stress you out. We are here to help you navigate this time with information and resources.
Editor’s note: Thank you to Westgate Resorts for providing airfare for Chrissy and Sarah to attend this event in exchange for a blog review.
In December 2021, Westgate Resorts continued its decade-long tradition of honoring our military service members, veterans, and their families. Westgate, a collection of 27 stunning resorts located all across America, hosted 900 military families at their Westgate Town Center Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, for their Military Weekend event.
Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are tax-advantaged investments intended to help you boost your retirement savings. Most types of investments can be registered as IRAs, including money market accounts, mutual funds, stocks and bonds. The two primary types of IRAs are traditional and Roth. Both are designed for long-term growth, but there are key differences, including how and when they are taxed. Here is a general overview of the two accounts and some suggestions on how to choose the one that’s right for you.
When you marry a service member, you often get a slew of reactions. Even more reactions come when your beloved deploys or goes TDY. Perhaps the most common is, “You knew what you were getting into.”
No, you didn’t.
You knew you loved a person in uniform and would do just about anything for them.
It’s for that reason, that you don’t know everything that could happen during your military marriage, that there are resources to guide you through the good times, as well as the scary, challenging, and life-altering.
But, what about when your service member leaves the service or retires?
My husband is a cook in the Army, which means a hit time before the sun comes up on most days.
Because he also values every bit of sleep he can get, he gets everything ready the night before, so to facilitate his streamlined morning routine.
This includes a morning shave.
Editor’s note: This post is sponsored by Milk N Mamas Baby, which provides new mothers, military spouses, and female service members with breast pump and accessories that are entirely covered by TRICARE. They can even help you get your own Elvie Stride.
Back in April, Alika Schwartz, paralegal, proud Army spouse, mother of three, and seasoned traveler, shared her travel essentials with Army Wife Network. I loved her idea of hosting a goodbye dinner, and I couldn’t agree more about the necessity of capturing those fun family trip memories with photos. Today, I’d like to add my own suggestion for globetrotting moms: the Elvie Stride wearable breast pump.
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