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?
What are the 5 top budgeting tips for military families? Get strapped in and take notes. Military families face a unique set of challenges when it comes to budgeting. Just like anybody else, they may end up with credit card debt, auto loans and other bills. However, military families often face unique moving expenses more often than civilian families. Find Your Local Military … [Read more...] about 5 Top Budgeting Tips for Military Families