Marriage Resources Category

Combating the Hidden Costs of an Overseas PCS (OCONUS)

One of the more interesting things I’ve realized as a military spouse is that people automatically assume you and your service member have an inordinate surplus of money, when that couldn’t be further from the truth for many military families. In fact, it only takes the perfect storm of a few factors for a military couple to find themselves drowning in debt – like an unexpected overseas/OCONUS PCS, for example, and the (hopefully temporary) loss of one spouse’s income as a result of the move (where both spouses are employed).

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Missing You Before You’re Gone: Preparing for Deployment (Guest Post)

No matter how you try, or how many times you endure it, you can never truly prepare for a deployment. And indeed military spouses have to prepare. While your service member prepares to leave, you have to prepare for his/her absence. One milspouse shares her thoughts.

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What a Year July Has Been (Yes, You Read that Correctly)!

What a year month July has been – and it isn’t even over yet!

I don’t say this in a negative way at all, but it does feel almost as though my husband and I have fit an entire year’s worth of events/milestones in one month.

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The Best Mobile Apps for the Military Spouse – UPDATED

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a good, updated list outlining the best mobile apps and Websites for military life. Many of those we have come across list apps that are no longer operational, or that are not truly functional/user friendly. We recently combed our own inventory of #AppsWeCantLiveWithout (may be exaggerating on the can’t […]

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