Military Money

Military families have plenty to worry about and financial concerns can rank high on that list.  However, the Better Business Bureau recently partnered with McGraw Hill to develop an application specifically designed to keep track of your finances. Video provided …
Read More

Posted in DoD News, Military Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Narrated by DeCA Historian Dr. Peter Skirbunt, this “History of the Surcharge” video includes video and vintage drawings and photos that relate to when and how the surcharge came to be and, more importantly, how the money benefits commissary customers. …
Read More

Posted in DoD News, Military Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Financial expert Suze Orman visited with sailors in Naples, Italy to show them how they can get more control over their spending habits, and protest themselves during unexpected events.  One of the most important things she mentioned was to make …
Read More

Posted in DoD News, Military Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When Sgt. Amy Feltzin and Spc. Jayme Roth of the Oregon National Guard’s 1249 Engineer Company were on convoys in Afghanistan, the dream of working on the set of a major film production seemed a long shot.  However, less than …
Read More

Posted in DoD News, Military Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shelves full of books used for logging drill hours and muster attendance folders are becoming a thing of the past as the Marine Corps Reserve makes technological advancements. In continuing the trend of completing administration needs electronically, Marine Forces Reserve …
Read More

Posted in DoD News, Military Money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment