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How To Save Money At Military Thrift Shops

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

Eleanor Davis can spot military spouses a mile away. They come in droves, looking for something to spruce up their quarters or for something pretty to wear to the Air…

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Telephone Tips For Military Families

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

If you or a family member serves in the military, you know how expensive the monthly phone bill can be. This is especially true for the friends and family of…

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TRICARE Standard vs. TRICARE Prime For Pregnancy

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

Pregnant military spouses who live within the 40-mile catchment area of base hospitals have been a captive population for base obstetricians for years. If the woman is enrolled in TRICARE…

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Children In Military Families: Tips For Parents And Teachers

By George Morris | November 3, 2015

The present situation in Iraq understandably is quite stressful for children of parents on active military duty. Their fears clearly are heightened by extensive media coverage of war related risks…

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The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Saves On Taxes

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

The Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides military taxpayers with state income tax relief. The servicemember will not be taxed by multiple states or tax jurisdictions when the servicemember moves…

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Make The Most Of Your Military Education Benefits

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

Have you ever found yourself watching a TV game show – answering the easy questions, scoping the gorgeous models (if you’re a guy!) and tallying the ridiculous amounts of money…

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Military Tax Breaks – Uncle Sam Gives Back

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

Military Tax Breaks Put More Cash In Your Pocket On the battlefield and at home, military families already make profound sacrifices to keep our nation safe. But if you’re not…

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Becoming A Military Landlord

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

The real estate crisis has turned many military homeowners into reluctant long-distance landlords, but having a tenant cover your monthly mortgage payment can yield long-term dividends. Major R.J. and Elizabeth…

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Military Spouse Preference Can Open Doors

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

Frequent moves are a way of life for military families, averaging a relocation every two years. As many can testify, this makes career progression difficult for the spouse and can…

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Housing Law Protects Military Families

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, H.R. 3221, was signed into law (Public Law 110-289) this July by President Bush. This legislation is designed to help homeowners keep…