We are right in the middle of National Military Appreciation Month. While the military gets an entire month, we really should appreciate their service all year long. However, during the month of May, many companies offer additional discounts for military members, their families and even veterans. Home Depot If you're a veteran and you shop at Home Depot on Memorial Day, … [Read more...] about Corporations That Recognize May is National Military Appreciation Month
Lowe's has always been a rather friendly company when it comes to the military. They hire veterans for key positions and have offered many military discounts throughout the years. Recently, they announced they are expanding their military discount program to include all honorably discharged veterans. These veterans will receive a 10% discount all year long when shopping at a … [Read more...] about Lowe’s Home Improvement Has Expanded its New Military Discount
A widespread commissary pricing change has taken effect and has shown very little savings for military shoppers. However, some items ae expected to become more expensive due to greater price flexibility and the extra cash may not go where customers expect. Some of the price cuts come from cheaper deals with manufactures, but others come from the Defense Commissary Agency using … [Read more...] about Military Commissary Stores About to Get Major Overhaul
Ever wondered which military branch gives the largest enlistment and re-enlistment bonuses? Singing up for the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Corps means you will likely receive a sign-on bonus. This incentive helps the military get new recruits to become soldiers. The bonus you receive will vary, depending on the branch you choose, the job you choose and a few other things. … [Read more...] about Which Military Branch Gives the Largest Enlistment and Re-Enlistment Bonuses?
One of the major reasons young people join the military is to get an education. The Post-9/11 GI Bill was designed to provide great benefits and help veterans get a college education during or after military service. Recently, a congressional proposal was made to start forcing military service members to pay a "tax" to use their GI Bills. Is this ethical, good, bad or simply … [Read more...] about Should Military Members Pay a Tax for the GI Bill?