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7 Military Spouse Employment Transition Tips

Transitioning to the civilian workforce can be a challenge for many veterans, along with their families. I know this first hand, coming from a Air Force family, being married to an Army veteran and … [Read more...]

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Uber Rolls Out MilSpouse Driver Push

The idea behind companies like Uber and Lyft is pretty simple: you drive your own car, they hook you up via smart phone with someone needing a ride, you pick them up and take them where they are … [Read more...]

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Transfer That GI Bill Now: The Big New Benefit Risk

Think your favorite GI Bill perks, like being able to transfer it to other family members, are safe? Think again. There are two kinds of military pay and benefits: the kind that Congress … [Read more...]

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Military Wives Really ‘Most Sought After Surrogates?’

As many as 30 percent of all U.S. based surrogates are military wives. Or at least that's what some recent news articles would have you believe. Thanks to our penchant for sitting around doing … [Read more...]

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Secrets You Can Use To Start Your Own Business

How do you take the talents and skills that you have and turn them into real money? That’s the question radio personality and social media marketer Kristen Robinson poses to the ten successful … [Read more...]

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Why You Should Hit the MOAA Spouse Career Event

Remember that stay-at-home mom business? It ends. My first born is heading off to college and my second will be a junior in the fall. My servicemember is looking at PCS orders again. We will move this … [Read more...]

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The (Un)Written Lessons I Learned in Grad School

I was asked recently by a fellow military spouse whether earning a graduate degree was worth the time and effort involved. The question is very broad, and the answer truly depends on you and your … [Read more...]

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Uncle Sam Could Credit You $500 After a PCS

Are you a military spouse with a career that requires a professional license? Your life could be about to get $500 better. So you moved across the country -- again. You managed to check all the … [Read more...]

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Leaving SpouseBuzz: 7 Lucky Things I Learned From You

After a three-year tour as SpouseBuzz editor and Director of Spouse and Family Programs for Military.com, I am moving on. Gah. That kills me to say. It is as wrenching as every one of our 16 PCS … [Read more...]

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MyCAA: Can Free Spouse Tuition Program Be Saved?

Military family programs that are not used have a bad tendency to get cut. When only one in five qualified spouses used the MyCAA spouse tuition program, you gotta wonder: Can it be saved? Or, maybe, … [Read more...]

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Husband Worries: What If My Wife Earns More Than Me?

“How can I justify staying in the military when my spouse earns more than me?” Those were not the exact words an Air Force major used to ask a panel on ‘Redesigning the All-Volunteer Force’ at … [Read more...]

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MG Stout: Using Creativity to Heal Military Burdens

What do you do when the kids are on your nerves, your job has you down, and your spouse is deployed or otherwise unavailable? Instead of reaching for that box of cookies or your favorite distractor, … [Read more...]

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Top Quotes To Better Up Your Military Life

When we asked our SpouseBuzz readers about the one thing that would make their military life better, none of them mentioned having a ceremony “ending” the war in Afghanistan. (Read about how it … [Read more...]

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The Investment Every Military Spouse Should Make

Invest in yourself and become the fullest version of yourself possible. That is the investment every military spouse should make. If that seems selfish, it’s not; it’s the best gift you can give … [Read more...]

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How To Find Work From Home

You know those ‘work from home’ jobs must be out there. Other military spouses have them. They have clients and they have deadlines and they have paychecks. How can you, too, be one of those lucky … [Read more...]

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‘Troop’s Career Important?’ Poll Results Surprising

A recent SpouseBuzz poll on whether or not a service member's career should always come first demonstrated something I never expected -- an almost even split among all the options. Early last month … [Read more...]

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Military Kid 2015 Commissary Scholarship Open Soon

A scholarship program run through the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) and administered by the Fisher House Foundation will open for applications Dec. 15. The program, which is celebrating its … [Read more...]

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Poll: Would You Support a Longer Military Career?

Do you ever get the feeling that your Coastie, Marine, sailor, soldier or airman might never leave the military? They may have promised you that they will be ready to get out after the next tour. … [Read more...]