Camp Lejeune Spouse Symposium

August 27, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Are you interested a day of fun, friendship, and learning strategies for Keeping a Career on the Move®?  Did I mention lunch?  And childcare? I have just the event for you. The next MOAA … [Read more...]

Boots to Business Boosts Your Post-Service Options

July 10, 2014 | Kate Horrell

If you are transitioning out of the military, keep your eyes and ears open for the Boots to Business portion of the Department of Defense's new Transition GPS program (formerly Transition Assistance … [Read more...]

“Military” No Longer Equals “Security”

July 03, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The world has changed a lot in the last 20 years.  When my husband and I were newlyweds, one of the main things we had going for us (financially) was that he was in the military.  Back then, being … [Read more...]

The USO Is There For You!

June 14, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Half my family is in the middle of a going-home-to-see-family adventure.  Several things haven't gone quite as planned, and so I find myself unexpectedly in Newark, New Jersey, waiting for two of my … [Read more...]

Military Squashes Small Businesses

May 21, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Sister-site SpouseBUZZ has just put up a post about the how the officials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) have effectively squashed a thriving home-based business that employed about 20 … [Read more...]

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...]