Unemployment During Shutdown

October 05, 2013 | Kate Horrell

I know that many of my readers aren't military in the active duty sense of the word.  Many of you have been affected by the government shutdown and subsequent furloughs.  As furloughed government … [Read more...]

Share Your Education and Employment Experiences In New Survey

September 22, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Are you, or have you ever been, a military spouse?   If so, please consider filling out The Military Spouse Employment Survey on military spouse life, education, and employment.  It's a hugely … [Read more...]

In Gear Career Resource

June 04, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Wow - it seems like new military resources are popping up all over the place. Today, I learned about In Gear Career, a non-profit organization for military spouses. In Gear Career offers career … [Read more...]

C’mon Folks, Know Your Benefits

April 04, 2013 | Kate Horrell

If there is one thing that will make me crazy, it is someone who doesn't have any situational awareness.  It could be my child, who has zoned out and has no idea that we've just had an entire … [Read more...]

2013 Military Spouse Symposium

January 23, 2013 | Kate Horrell

Do you live in the Seattle-Tacoma area?  Are you looking for a job, or do you ever expect to be looking for a job in the future?  Then get thee to the 2013 MOAA Military Spouse Symposium on … [Read more...]

NMFA Military Spouse Scholarship

December 01, 2012 | Kate Horrell

. The National Military Family Association has announced the opening of applications for the Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship for 2013.  Scholarships of up to $1,000 are … [Read more...]

The Home Depot: Supporting Veterans, Military and Their Families

July 26, 2012 | Kate Horrell

Consistently, The Home Depot and Lowes military and veterans discounts rank as one of the most popular topics at The Paycheck Chronicles.  Some people love them, some people hate them, and lots of … [Read more...]

12 Jobs For Military Spouses

July 14, 2012 | Kate Horrell

Well, there is an uproar on the internet, and it is about military spouses and jobs.  A few days ago, a syndicated column was posted on a few online sites.  The article is titled 12 great jobs for … [Read more...]

Indiana Veterans’ Resources

December 22, 2011 | Kate Horrell

Are you a veteran who lives in Indiana?  I stumbled across a simple guide to all things related to veterans' benefits.  It includes an amazing array of topics, including information on special … [Read more...]

Job Hunting? Look Beyond The Pay

November 01, 2011 | Kate Horrell

Military families often help make ends meet by adding a second job, either with the servicemember taking on a part-time gig or the spouse working as well.  When considering adding a non-military job … [Read more...]

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

July 20, 2011 | Kate Horrell

Military spouses are often looking for work.  With PCS moves, and deployments, and other career interruptions, military spouses change jobs more often than their civilian counterparts.  The … [Read more...]

11 July 2011 Military Report

July 11, 2011 | Kate Horrell

The Military Report by Military.com is a weekly compilation of news items on everything military, including veterans benefits, education, medical and pay issues.  From this week's edition, … [Read more...]

Pay and Allowances: Fair, or Not?

June 27, 2011 | Kate Horrell

Over at Military.com's spouse blog, SpouseBUZZ, there is an interesting conversation about whether family programs should be rank-based.  While that is a fascinating topic, it isn't a Paycheck … [Read more...]

20 June 2011 Military Report

June 20, 2011 | Kate Horrell

The Military Report is Military.com's weekly round-up of military news.  This week's edition includes the following financial information: 2012 Retiree COLA Watch - The Military Officers … [Read more...]