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Tax Deductions For Military Families

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

If you or someone in your family is a member of the military, filing your taxes may not be at the top of your mind right now. Fortunately, the Internal…

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How To Enroll Your Newborn In DEERS

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

As a parent of a newborn baby, one of the first decisions you made was deciding on a name for your new son or daughter. As a beneficiary of the…

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Finding A Good Lawyer: Advice For Military Families

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

Got a thorny legal problem? Need estate planning advice? Facing divorce or some other life-altering situation? You desperately need a good lawyer, and you’re not alone. More than 20 million…

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How to Avoid Military Financial Scams

By George Morris | November 2, 2015

Military personnel are often young and transient, but they earn a regular paycheck from Uncle Sam. That makes them prime targets for shady sales practices and financial criminals. “Whenever you…

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Don’t Let Movers Hold You Hostage

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

Few things in life match the stress and expense of a big move – just ask anyone who has recently changed addresses. Each year, about 40 million Americans pick up…

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Commissary Shopping Tips: Organic Foods: Worth The Higher Prices?

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

You may have noticed foods in the commissary with the USDA organic label, and you always assumed that these foods probably are healthier for you and your family and better…

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Understanding National Guard & Reserve Retirement Income

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

If you serve the nation in the Guard or Reserves, you have the opportunity to qualify for guaranteed retirement income. Adding Up the Points While active duty service members aim…

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Mountain Warfare Training Center

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

Where Survival Is A Way Of Life It’s all about “survival” to the active duty personnel and family members stationed at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center near Bridgeport,…

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What To Do When You Receive Your PCS Orders

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

Rumor has it your PCS orders are on their way. You already may be asking yourself, “What should I do next?” Let’s face it, relocating can be stressful even if…

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Military Family Finances: Surviving the Financial Stress of Deployment

By George Morris | October 29, 2015

With four years as a career military officer and a world of professional experience as an Army Family Team Master Builder, Amy Mangelsdorf never imagined she’d face difficulties when her…