finances

We all make assumptions based on stereotypes and experiences. Over the years, I’ve gotten used to following the lead of my superstar wife, an Army civilian employee with a Ph.D. and an additional doctorate degree … not to mention a great singing voice.
(StatePoint) Nearly four in five American workers are now living paycheck to paycheck, according to Career Builder. If that describes you, experts say there are steps you can take to live more comfortably and securely.
Build a Nest Egg
Deployment can impact a household budget — it may mean a change in pay and a chance to get ahead financially, or you could incur some unusual expenses.
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Now through April 19, military spouses can apply for the opportunity to earn a free financial counselor accreditation to help them find employment at any military installation or in the civilian sector.
Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by surprise. This year, don’t miss the deadline or let this crucial to-do loom large over your head.
To have a smooth tax season, consider the following:
Your dad’s milestone birthday. A cousin’s wedding. The birth of your first niece. The need to be with friends in family in times of crisis or celebration. Being based in Europe has advantages to be sure, but at times the gap from loved ones can feel as vast as the sea.
The European Union has a consumption tax called Value Added Tax (VAT) similar to U.S. sales tax. The average VAT amount is 20 percent and is automatically included in the merchandise or service price, not added at the register. However, members of the U.S.
Military parents understand the importance of saving for their child's college education. However, with tuition rising steadily, you may not realize just how much you'll need to pay for college in the future.
Why pay for tax preparation and filing software when you don't have to? Managing your finances or getting help filing your taxes doesn't cost you a dime through Military OneSource.