Favorite Military Discounts That Military Spouses Love

Favorite Military Discounts That Military Spouses Love

Favorite Military Discounts That Military Spouses Love Military discounts are the best! Whether it is 10% off at your favorite restaurant or a buy one get one free pass at a local establishment. There are such a variety of military discounts out there, and not all of them apply nationwide. Some military discounts are more popular than others but they are a way for military families to save money, even if it is just a few dollars. When businesses offer these discounts, they are saying thank you to the military community and their kindness is very much appreciated. Here are some …

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Save Money and Plan a Fantastic Summer With This Website

Save Money and Plan a Fantastic Summer With This Website

This is a sponsored post! All opinions are my own! Summer! We are just weeks away from school being out, heading to the pool, and relaxing a bit without having to worry about school. I am excited about summer this year. I know it is going to be a good one. Not having an unlimited budget for summer, I have to figure out how we are going to spend our time and our money. We do plan to buy a pool pass, we will have summer sports to go to, and we will be taking a trip to California too. …

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47 Ways to Save Money in the New Year

47 Ways to Save Money in the New Year

47 Ways to Save Money in the New Year New year, new goals? Right? We all have them and for a lot of us our goals include saving more money, paying off debt and just being smarter about how we spend the money that we make. I know I always feel much better when I save a little money here and there and have a little bit extra to spare each month. As a military spouse, know that your military service member will be getting a 2.1% raise in the New Year. You should see this on the 2nd paycheck …

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10 Ways To Save Money When You Need To Be On A Tight Budget

10 Ways To Save Money When You Need To Be On A Tight Budget

  There are other times during military life when the amount of money you are bringing in goes down, even if just for a short amount of time. Coming back from overseas you will lose COLA. After a deployment, you will know longer get deployment pay. When you PCS you might end up getting less for BAH. You have to keep all these changes in mind and adjust your budget accordingly. Read More…

Shopping For Toys With Groupon Coupons

Shopping For Toys With Groupon Coupons

*This is a sponsored post. I wanted to promote this topic with my readers. All opinions are my own.  Shopping For Toys With Groupon Coupons The holidays are coming, Christmas and Hanukkah will be here before we know it. I am already trying to figure out our budget and what we will be getting the boys. My three are pretty into Legos and Minecraft these days. My 5-year-old is also a huge Power Rangers fan. I have been asking my three boys for their Christmas lists so I have an idea of what they are most interested in. I like to find …

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Find You Savings At Publix With The Publix Snack, Share, Save Event And Giveaway

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Do you love savings at Publix too??? We love snacks in this house! The older my boys get, the more of them they want to eat. They will be teenagers before I know it. I always try to have quite a few snacks in the house for them to have after school or right before bed. I love having that variety so we have something to grab depending on what we feel like eating at the moment. One of the places I love to buy snacks at is Publix, especially when I can find Savings at Publix.  They put one in …

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Saving Money at Publix

Saving Money at Publix

Every since we moved back to the states I have been a little conflicted about which grocery store was cheaper. I had essentially three main options. Kroger, Walmart and the Commissary.  I came to the conclusion that certain products were cheaper in certain stores.  A lot of people swear by the Commissary but since it takes me about 15-20 minutes to get there and most of the time that I am already on post, I don’t always have the time to go there.  Plus, I want to avoid the Commissary on payday. We use to live right by a Walmart so …

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Financial checklist for soon to be deployed military members

Financial checklist for soon to be deployed military members

My next guest post is by Matt Polsky from the VA Benefit Blog.  He is going to be talking about how to prepare financially before going on a deployment. Horror stories of soldiers accruing debt while serving are far too numerous.  Financial preparation could lessen the nerves of the moment and save money for both the service member and his or her family. However, how does one save? And what are some last minute tips for soldiers with no emergency fund? Things to Do Before Deployment Military members could save a lot of money while deployed. They could even potentially end with more …

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