Category: Resources

17 January

How many times have you gone into a store with a great coupon deal, only to find that the item you wanted to buy has many “exclusions” listed in the fine print? Keeping this scenario in mind, here are some of the questionable enticements you should be aware of when shopping for the college that’s […]

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16 January

There is no shortage of horror stories about the military retirement process. Thankfully this isn’t one of them. After serving 20 years in the Marine Corps, I retired in the summer of 2018. I started planning my transition almost two years out by researching the information needed, documenting every ache and pain, and following the rigorous processes as advised by personnel and […]

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15 January

Ever thought your military experience made you the perfect candidate for a job, only to apply and get nothing but radio silence on the other end? Trust me, you’re not the first veteran to go through that, and you won’t be the last. Here are some tips to help you make it through the job-search […]

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14 January

Do you need to physically prepare for basic training? Many potential new recruits and their families are understandably concerned about the rigors of basic training. Whether it’s Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or the Coast Guard, how should someone get ready for these fitness requirements? What follows should not be considered medical advice. This […]

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10 January

Few Americans have missed the news from the Middle East in recent weeks. It’s difficult to scroll through social media without seeing calls for war, specific response, restraint. But in the military community, it isn’t the politics that matter as much as what will happen with our service member spouses. As we watch the news, […]

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09 January

When you arrive at a new duty station in the military, you know where to go for information on housing, health care and your child’s new school. Often, those resources are all under one roof, said Beth Kubala, a senior director at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. “It’s very different […]

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08 January

It’s the beginning of a new year. Time for a fresh start. Time for New Year’s resolutions, such as eating healthier, drinking more water, exercising more, saving money. Whether you’re a newcomer or familiar to the online education journey, here are some tips I have to make your education resolutions become reality. Have a plan. […]

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07 January

Whether you’re on active duty or have already transitioned out of the military, chances are you have some good education benefits at your fingertips. So how do you make sure you don’t waste them and become a college dropout? We asked college professors, advisors and others who work with military students in higher education for […]

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06 January

Donate to a military affiliated charity in honor of a fallen soldier. Organizations that help veterans and active duty members are always in need of donations.  Without help from other they are not able to reach out to as many people in need.  There are a wide range of charities who would graciously accept any […]

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03 January

VA Loan Certificates of Eligibility have made it possible for thousands of veterans to take advantage of VA Loans to make their dreams of owning a home a reality. Buying a home can be an expensive and complicated process. So, anything that makes the home buying process easier and more accessible is welcome. Fortunately, VA Loans do […]

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