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3 Professional Ways To Brag On Yourself and Land The Job

By  Katherine Gauthier Raise your hand if you have ever applied for a job. Now keep your hand up if you felt like you forgot how to respond in complete sentences when your potential employer asked you to describe yourself, your strengths, and your accomplishments. I promise, you’re not alone if you still have your ...

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11 Military Movies to Watch Tonight in Honor of Our Veterans

Today we honor our veterans who have served this great country. Their incredible valor and service has been portrayed in SO many movies over the years, you may not even know where to begin! I scoured the internet to find the best of the best and put this list together for you. So sit back, ...

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What I Miss Most About My Life in the Military

By Katherine Gauthier When I first thought about getting out of the Navy, I was only thinking about all the things I could finally do again. Things I missed from my civilian life. Like painting my nails some outlandish color, sleeping in, and getting rid of every uniform I had collected over four years. Yet, ...

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Preparing for Military Retirement: What to Know Before You Go

By Jennifer McDonald Barring something unforeseen, my husband will retire from over 30 years of military service next year. There’s a lot to do between now and then, tons of information to process, and it seems that everyone’s got an opinion about what’s most important to accomplish between now and military retirement. At times, the ...

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5 Facts About Transitioning Out of the Military That You Must Know

By Katherine Gauthier Whether you have served for one enlistment or you have made the military a 20 year career, at some point your time in uniform will come to an end. When it does, it is important that you are prepared for what comes next. Sometimes what comes next seems too overwhelming that you ...

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How I Saved Enough to Buy a House with CASH

According to a recent survey done by SunTrust, a quarter of American households earning more than $100,000 a year are living paycheck-to-paycheck. Americans are struggling to save their money and income level can’t be the only thing to blame. We also need to take a closer look at our spending habits. My husband and I ...

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4 Positive Military-Inspired Habits You Should Form

When you hear the word habit, what do you think of? Do bad habits like smoking, drinking, or snacking come to mind? Or are images of freshly made beds, a person going for a daily jog, or automatically transferring a portion of your check to a savings account conjured up? Habits can be positive or ...

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2016 Presidential Election: Who’s Working for the Military Community?

This election year, the presidential nomination process has been unprecedented. For the first time in the nation’s two-party system, we have nominees unlike any we have had before. Information seems to be spewing from each candidate faster than the general public can digest, making it difficult to discern where each candidate stands on particular policies. ...

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10 Ways the Military Family is Different From Civilian Families

In so many ways, military families are no different than our civilian family counterparts. We all have to get up in the morning, get ready for our responsibilities, go through our daily grind, enjoy whatever time we can get together...and then attempt some shut-eye so we can tackle it all again tomorrow.   We have ...

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23 Honest Pros and Cons of Being in a Dual Military Marriage

This week, I am at the end of the rope with my husband's branch of service. You see, he's about to transition back into the civilian world and all the sudden they are finding mistakes they made two years ago that we now have to pay for (some rather literally). I know there had to ...

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