Anytime is a great time to open up a child’s savings account for your kid. As a new parent, I asked myself, “does my baby really need a savings account?”. I found out quickly that our friends and family are very generous with our son. […]
When my husband and I got married we combined our two separate lives into one. We were DINKs (Dual Income No Kids) with stable jobs, nice salaries, and no credit card debt. Neither of us had any financial skeletons, dirty money secrets or made any huge money mistakes in our past single lives. To me, it all looked like smooth sailing from here on out. If anything, combining our financial lives would make everything easier. After all, two salaries are better than one, right?
I’m currently loving these seven podcasts that are perfect for military spouses. There are thousands of podcasts out on the inter-webs right now and I love listening to and discovering new podcasts each week. I listen to everything from personal finance, how-tos, comedy, foreign languages, and […]
Raising Money-Wise Military Kids Guest Post by Chloe N. Moore While all parents face the challenges associated with teaching their kids about money, military families face a distinct set of challenges in doing so. Military life brings with it more unknowns, especially for military kids. […]
My Favorite Military Blogger Friends Are Tackling Your MilLife Problems A few weeks ago I left my family in Italy and traveled half-way around the world to Orlando, FL. No, I wasn’t headed on a solo trip to DisneyWorld. I was on my way to […]
Happy 1st Birthday to Her Money Moves! A year ago today, I posted my first blog on Her Money Moves, 6 Lazy Ways to Save Money. Twelve months later, I’m posting my 50th (don’t ya just love a nice, round number?) blog entry on Her […]
My Favorite Hotels Where Dogs Stay FREE! PCS and vacation season is coming is right around the corner and for many of us, that means an overnight in a hotel and searching for hotels where dogs stay free. Staying in a hotel might just be […]
Even though the excitement about “who will be my Valentine” is over (spoiler alert, it’s my husband), I’ve warmed up again to Valentine’s Day. Yes, it’s still cheesy, but cheesy can still be fun. Cheesy can also be an excuse to remember to pause, to reflect on your relationship, and enjoy each other. Maybe it’s being thankful that you might actually be together this Valentine’s Day this year. Whether Valentine’s Day is cheesy or not to you, it’s a day to let your partner know how much they mean to you.
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own. Now that my son is a newly minted preschooler, I’m able to reflect on my first phase of motherhood, “the […]
Hey Military Spouse, you’ve probably heard some buzz over the past few months about the new military retirement system aka the Blended Retirement System aka the BRS. If your servicemember has fewer than 12 years of service as of 1 January 2018, they will get […]