The Military Spouse Resource Collection

Find all the military spouse resources and downloads you need in one place. Introducing: The Collection. From financial planning tips to inspirational success stories to how to prepare for your military to civilian transition, we’ve covered every step in the military life cycle in one, easy to access home.

Navy Mutual – Retirement Planning

Comparing Term and Permanent Life Insurance

Comparing Term and Permanent Life Insurance

Deciding whether term or permanent life insurance is a better fit for your family comes down to a combination of ...

How to Stretch Your Retirement Savings

How to Stretch Your Retirement Savings

Sponsored Getting to retirement is both exhilarating and scary. It is exciting to have free time to spend with your ...

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Sponsored Military members are automatically enrolled in Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) when they join the military, for up to ...

How Long Will Your Retirement Funds Last?

How Long Will Your Retirement Funds Last?

Sponsored Since you began working, even if you were just a high school student at the time, you have likely ...

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Sponsored Military members are automatically enrolled in Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) when they join the military, for up to ...

Four Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

Four Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

Sponsored Life insurance protects your family from feeling the full financial impact of one’s passing. It is a product that ...

Advance Directives: Living Wills and Health Care Proxies

Advance Directives: Living Wills and Health Care Proxies

Sponsored The importance of being prepared, no matter the situation, cannot be overstated. Preparedness helps avoid confusion, split-second decision making, ...

Wills and Trusts: Best Practices for Military Families

Wills and Trusts: Best Practices for Military Families

Sponsored To safeguard your family’s financial future and to prevent your estate from getting tied up in the court system, ...

Types and Features of Annuities

Types and Features of Annuities

Sponsored Most people want to live comfortably in retirement. Annuities allow you to achieve that goal through the accumulation of ...

Is an Annuity Right for You?

Is an Annuity Right for You?

Sponsored An annuity is a contract that allows you to invest a sum of money with a life insurance company ...

The Basics of 529 Plans

The Basics of 529 Plans

Sponsored A 529 plan, also called a qualified tuition plan, is a tax-deferred savings and investment account that is designed to ...

What Happens When You File a Life Insurance Claim

What Happens When You File a Life Insurance Claim

Sponsored As the beneficiary of someone’s life insurance policy, you understand that at some point, you may have to file ...

Choosing Beneficiaries

Choosing Beneficiaries

Sponsored An important part of applying for a life insurance policy – and maintaining it once it’s active – is ...

Purchasing Your First Life Insurance Policy

Purchasing Your First Life Insurance Policy

Sponsored Life insurance, at its simplest, is a risk management strategy, similar to car insurance or homeowner’s insurance. But while ...

Children’s Financial Literacy

Children’s Financial Literacy

Sponsored Your children’s financial literacy starts with you. By teaching them to form good money habits when they are young, ...

Divorce and the Survivor Benefit Plan

Divorce and the Survivor Benefit Plan

Sponsored Nobody gets married with the intention of getting divorced at a later point, but still, divorce happens. The process ...

What is Dependency and Indemnity Compensation?

What is Dependency and Indemnity Compensation?

Sponsored Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax-free monthly benefit paid to the eligible survivors of servicemembers who died ...

Why You Need Life Insurance Beyond SGLI

Why You Need Life Insurance Beyond SGLI

Sponsored It’s easy not to think too much about life insurance when your spouse is in the military, since their ...

Why a Stay-at-Home Parent Needs Life Insurance

Why a Stay-at-Home Parent Needs Life Insurance

Sponsored People don’t often think about the dollar value of their everyday household contributions, especially those who do not hold ...

Why You Should Buy Life Insurance When You Are Young

Why You Should Buy Life Insurance When You Are Young

Sponsored Life insurance is rarely a concern to those who are young, healthy, single, and without children, and why would ...

What Happens to Email Accounts When Someone Dies

What Happens to Email Accounts When Someone Dies

Sponsored It’s hard to imagine a world without email. We use it to communicate with our colleagues, set up appointments, ...

Life Insurance for Children

Life Insurance for Children

Sponsored When people think about life insurance, they often think about protecting their families from financial hardships that might accompany ...

Estate Planning Basics

Estate Planning Basics

Sponsored Regardless of how much money you have, and no matter your age, you have an estate. Because of this, ...

Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Illness Coverage

Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Illness Coverage

According to the CDC, six of every 10 adults in the United States have a chronic illness, and four of ...

Choosing the Right Life Insurance Policy for Your Needs

Choosing the Right Life Insurance Policy for Your Needs

Sponsored Most people can benefit from the peace of mind that life insurance provides. It is a promise that you ...

Budgeting Basics

Budgeting Basics

Sponsored At the beginning of a new year, people have goals and aspirations, often to do with health and wellness. ...

Annuities: The Unsung Heroes of Retirement Planning

Annuities: The Unsung Heroes of Retirement Planning

Sponsored There are many ways to grow your savings when it comes to retirement planning. A retirement account, like a ...

The Anatomy of a Last Will and Testament

The Anatomy of a Last Will and Testament

Sponsored The reading of the will makes a great scene in movies and television shows, with the family gathered around ...

Introducing Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance for Separating Servicemembers and Their Families

Introducing Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance for Separating Servicemembers and Their Families

Sponsored Navy Mutual is honored to serve those who serve our country. As a show of thanks, we are offering ...

Mom holding a daughter in a field at sunset thinking about planning her estate

Estate Planning Personal Log: Leaving Instructions for Your Family

Sponsored How much do your loved ones know about your financial affairs? If you were to die tomorrow, would they ...

Travel

Six Ways to Stay Sane on Your Road Trip this Holiday Season

Six Ways to Stay Sane on Your Road Trip this Holiday Season

Six Ways to Stay Sane on Your Road Trip this Holiday Season For military families the holiday season usually means ...

Freedom Furniture Presents: Top Ten Travel Destinations For Military Families

Freedom Furniture Presents: Top Ten Travel Destinations For Military Families

The holiday season hopefully brings gifts of good tidings and celebrations with your nearest and dearest.  It is also one ...

PCSing with Pets

PCSing with Pets

Article by Teresa Ferguson, La Quinta Inns & Suites If you think moving is stressful for you, imagine how confusing ...

5 Tips for Traveling Alone with Kids

5 Tips for Traveling Alone with Kids

Life doesn't stop while your spouse is deployed, in fact, it seems to move faster. The same is true for ...

You’re in the Club: Military Recreation Areas

In a life that requires multiple deployments, frequent moves and single parenthood every TDY, sometimes a military family just needs ...

Top 10 Tips for Traveling with Pets

Top 10 Tips for Traveling with Pets

It's almost summer travel (and summer PCS'ing) season. So we've asked the expert, Cloud Star all natural pet products founder ...

Education

Increasing Educational Opportunities for all Military Caregivers

Increasing Educational Opportunities for all Military Caregivers

I am a Post-9/11 Military Caregiver and represent the state of Ohio as the 2020 Elizabeth Dole Fellow. I provide ...

What Does it Really Look Like to Homeschool as a Military Family

What Does it Really Look Like to Homeschool as a Military Family

Recently, perched on the edge of a comfy couch, I sat with some newly acquainted friends. Most of us were ...

Educational Resources and Discounts for Active Duty Military Spouses

Educational Resources and Discounts for Active Duty Military Spouses

As a military spouse, your educational aspirations are an important part of who you are. If you’re an active duty ...

Mom (or Dad) is Getting That Master’s Degree

Mom (or Dad) is Getting That Master’s Degree

The time had come to celebrate. I ordered an entire case of confetti poppers to shoot off when I finally ...

These Companies Want to Hire Military Spouses

These Companies Want to Hire Military Spouses

Virtual Career Expo | MARCH 24, 2021, 12-4PM EST Register now. Space is limited! FIND THE POSITION YOU WANT AT ...

These Are the Companies Looking to Hire Military Spouses

These Are the Companies Looking to Hire Military Spouses

Sponsored The next VIRTUAL CAREER EXPO is on March 24th! Register here. Come connect with Employers, Schools and Franchises. MARCH ...

10 Little Things That Can Make a Big Impression With Employers

10 Little Things That Can Make a Big Impression With Employers

sc: GI Jobs Finding civilian employment can be an uphill battle. COMPETITION IS FIERCE AND SOMETIMES IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS ...

What a CEO is Looking For: Nailing a Job Interview

What a CEO is Looking For: Nailing a Job Interview

sc: GI Jobs The job interview. Exhilarating and terrifying all at once. THERE ARE, HOWEVER, SEVERAL STEPS YOU CAN TAKE ...

5 Must-know Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

5 Must-know Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

sc: GI Jobs The interview process can feel stacked in favor of the employer. BUT THAT ISN’T NECESSARILY THE CASE ...

Building Your Network: Making the Right Connections

Building Your Network: Making the Right Connections

sc: GI Jobs BY TIM MALLOY Like any other military operation, building your network is never complete. RATHER, IT IS ...

5 Things You Must Do Before Attending A Job Fair

5 Things You Must Do Before Attending A Job Fair

sc: GI Jobs BY JENA RICHEY Avoid going into job fairs blindly and do homework ahead of time so you ...

The Lost Military Kids: Educated in Isolation

The Lost Military Kids: Educated in Isolation

Military kids and their parents share their school experiences during the pandemic. Fourteen year old Josh wakes up slowly, blinking ...

A women sitting down, while smiling and holding her hands together.

We Need More Military Spouse Authors

“These applications don’t really work for us.” I was leading a small group Bible study when a fellow military spouse ...

From the Experts: Navigating Back to School During COVID-19 for Students and Teachers

From the Experts: Navigating Back to School During COVID-19 for Students and Teachers

When schools began to shut down in March due to COVID-19, we struggled to make sense of what was going ...

The Future of Education in a Post-Covid19 World

The Future of Education in a Post-Covid19 World

The Covid-19 pandemic brought educational institutions to a screeching halt this past Spring; now, they are being coerced to refashion ...

The Disrupted Education of Military Kids During COVID19

The Disrupted Education of Military Kids During COVID19

Summer time represents nearly 260,000 military moves across the United States and around the globe - if this was a ...

From Seasoned Spouse to Seasoned Student

From Seasoned Spouse to Seasoned Student

I vividly remember the first time I heard the phrase “seasoned spouse” in a military forum. And fighting the urge ...

Back to School: What IEP Parents Need to be Doing Right Now

Back to School: What IEP Parents Need to be Doing Right Now

The biggest thing that I was not prepared for when the Coronavirus pandemic shut down our schools? Becoming a teacher ...

Our Military Kids’ Resilience Will Carry Them Through the Unrest of 2020 and Beyond

Our Military Kids’ Resilience Will Carry Them Through the Unrest of 2020 and Beyond

Dr. Becky Porter, President and CEO, Military Child Education Coalition® (MCEC®) These are trying times, to put it mildly. The ...

Military Child Education Coalition Promotes 100% Acceptance

Military Child Education Coalition Promotes 100% Acceptance

Dr. Becky Porter, President and CEO, Military Child Education Coalition® (MCEC®) Our country finds itself in the midst of growing ...

Public Education in Hawaii: Perception is Not Reality

Public Education in Hawaii: Perception is Not Reality

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.”Virginia Satir In 2012, we received orders to PCS to ...

Military Spouses Champion Reform in Special Education

Military Spouses Champion Reform in Special Education

By Shannon DeBlock, Grace Kim, Kaci McCarley and Michelle Norman: Partners in PROMISE As we celebrated the Month of the ...

2020 Military Spouse Friendly Schools

2020 Military Spouse Friendly Schools

Finding a school that fits your needs as the spouse of a service member can be hard without a resource ...

I’m a Proud Stay-at-Home Mom

I’m a Proud Stay-at-Home Mom

We are one week into our “social distancing” quarantine, and we are beginning to figure out what ordered chaos actually ...

Getting Accepted Into a Military Academy as a Military Kid

Getting Accepted Into a Military Academy as a Military Kid

Dignity, Loyalty, Disciple, Integrity, and Perseverance. These are just a few of the values that are placed upon the hillside ...

Military-Kid Friendly Schools Come in Different Shades of Purple

Military-Kid Friendly Schools Come in Different Shades of Purple

When our families are faced with another move, our first thoughts usually race to finding the perfect place to live. ...

A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

Sponsored Yesenia Rivera’s husband was on active duty and would rotate stations every three years. She lived in Germany with ...

Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) and Military Kids

Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) and Military Kids

The other caring adult in school parents might not know about. Parents have a go-to list of people they can ...

Want To Be a Teacher? Learn How These Milspouses Made it Happen

Want To Be a Teacher? Learn How These Milspouses Made it Happen

By Micah Peppers, Marine Corps Spouse There are many challenges a military spouse faces within this unique lifestyle, but finding ...

9 Non-Academic Reasons Your Child’s Grades Are Slipping

9 Non-Academic Reasons Your Child’s Grades Are Slipping

There’s a unique type of panic that comes with checking your child’s progress report to see surprisingly low grades. As ...

Finance

Military to Civilian Transition

leaving the military

Watch Out for These 4 BIG Expenses When You Are Leaving the Military

Leaving military life is a challenging transition for anyone, whether your service member is getting out after four years or ...

5 Ways to Help Transition Military Kids into Civilian Life

5 Ways to Help Transition Military Kids into Civilian Life

From GIJobs.com When you have young children, you’re not the only one who will experience the challenges of a transition from ...

PCS

The Impact of PCS Moves on Your Kids

The Impact of PCS Moves on Your Kids

We can look into the eyes of our children to see the impact of PCS moves. We can listen to ...

15 Downright Must-Follow PCS Prep Tips

15 Downright Must-Follow PCS Prep Tips

It's that time again! The dreaded PCS... We can try and find the humor in this PCS (yeah, right!) For real, follow ...

You Can PCS Without Leaving Your City

You Can PCS Without Leaving Your City

Recently it was time for me to give up my geo-bachelorette pad. I have lived in the same little apartment, ...

11 Toddler Tips for Surviving the Next PCS

11 Toddler Tips for Surviving the Next PCS

If a regular PCS is challenging, planning and completing a move with toddlers takes it to another level, as a ...

Realizing Dreams

Realizing Dreams

A few years ago my friend Shannon, who is also an Army wife, told me that I needed to write ...

I’m PMS’ing for My Upcoming PCS Move

I’m PMS’ing for My Upcoming PCS Move

I'm PMS'ing for my upcoming PCS Move Four Easy Steps to cope with Transitional Anxiety Okay, well, I know the ...

Horrible PCS Stories …. That we can laugh about now!

Horrible PCS Stories …. That we can laugh about now!

Its PCS season and that puts a shiver down the spine of any milspouse who has had a less than ...

Parent’s PCS Checklist for Changing Schools

Parent’s PCS Checklist for Changing Schools

Your orders are in hand (hopefully) and you're slowly marking off the calendar until the movers arrive.  Moving is never ...

Holiday Traditions During a PCS

Holiday Traditions During a PCS

I can still tell you the exact holiday traditions we did when I was growing up. Thanksgiving was always kind ...

Want to Meet Your Neighbors? Buy a Watermelon.

Want to Meet Your Neighbors? Buy a Watermelon.

I've been pretty successful lately on the friendship-dating scene.  Actually, I'm quite the player these days.  However, I need to ...

The Unknown – I Don’t Accept It

The Unknown – I Don’t Accept It

The unknown. As military spouses, we are supposed to not only accept it, but also embrace it. It's an adventure! ...

Things that drive us CRAZY!!

Things that drive us CRAZY!!

Article by Lisa Smith Molinari, Navy Spouse Part and parcel of the military experience is The Military Move. Every few ...

Home Staging – Military By Owner

Home Staging – Military By Owner

Your home is a reflection of your personal taste and style, where you have free reign to decorate as you ...

Want A Well Adjusted Military Child?  Have a Positive Attitude.

Want A Well Adjusted Military Child? Have a Positive Attitude.

As parents, we know that our behavior has an impact on our children. As military families, we assume that the ...

Employment

How to Get on the Career Path You Deserve

How to Get on the Career Path You Deserve

By Erica Beal As a Navy SEAL spouse of more than 16 years, maintaining a meaningful career while our family ...

ACP Partners With BMS to Help Military Spouses Transition to the Corporate Sector

ACP Partners With BMS to Help Military Spouses Transition to the Corporate Sector

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) seeks to hire those who want to change lives and the company is looking at the ...

4 Tips and Tricks to Launch Your Freelance Writing Career

4 Tips and Tricks to Launch Your Freelance Writing Career

My very first freelanced article was published right here at Military Spouse magazine—a place that holds special real estate inside ...

5 Things You Need to Have in a Home-based Business

5 Things You Need to Have in a Home-based Business

Every business is different, but they all have the same basic needs to thrive. Here are a few simple things ...

How to Avoid Being Invisible Even While Working From Home

How to Avoid Being Invisible Even While Working From Home

How can you climb the ladder and not become "out of sight, out of mind"? See inside Maintaining a stable ...

You Can Pave the Way for the Next Woman

You Can Pave the Way for the Next Woman

According to The New York Times, U.S. entrepreneurship had increased by 24 percent during the coronavirus crisis, which has been ...

8 Most Important Things You Need to Do to Get the Job

8 Most Important Things You Need to Do to Get the Job

Getting hired in a typical year is hard enough. Finding a job in our world as we navigate our way ...

These 12 Companies Want to Hire You

These 12 Companies Want to Hire You

Sponsored Are you struggling through the job hunt? Not sure what your next move is? Can’t find the right career ...

Milspouse, Inventor, Mom: Don’t Let Just One Label Define You

Milspouse, Inventor, Mom: Don’t Let Just One Label Define You

See this and more in the March/April issue of Military Spouse Magazine! We hosted a live Q&A with April, and ...

These Companies Want to Hire Military Spouses

These Companies Want to Hire Military Spouses

Virtual Career Expo | MARCH 24, 2021, 12-4PM EST Register now. Space is limited! FIND THE POSITION YOU WANT AT ...

Try the New TAP Workshops for Spouses

Try the New TAP Workshops for Spouses

The transition from military life to the civilian workforce can be challenging for the 200,000 women and men who leave ...

Hiring Our Heroes Identifies Mental Health Link in Military Spouse Unemployment

Hiring Our Heroes Identifies Mental Health Link in Military Spouse Unemployment

Purpose and mental health wellbeing have long been connected by indisputable evidence and research. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s ...

Reclaim Your Mental Health With Meaningful Military Spouse Employment

Reclaim Your Mental Health With Meaningful Military Spouse Employment

“I’m sorry, you’re not qualified,” or, “I’m sorry, you’re over-qualified,” seem to be the normal responses milspouses receive when they're ...

These Are the Companies Looking to Hire Military Spouses

These Are the Companies Looking to Hire Military Spouses

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Meet the 2021 Military Spouse Friendly Employers®

Meet the 2021 Military Spouse Friendly Employers®

Sponsored Find the companies that are hiring military spouses where you live. Military Friendly® is pleased to present 95 Military ...

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These Companies Are Looking to Hire Military Spouses on January 13th

It's almost here! We're getting ready for you to join us at the first Virtual Career Expo in 2020 where ...

Virtual Career Expo for Military Spouses!

Virtual Career Expo for Military Spouses!

December 8, 2021 • 12-4 PM EDT REGISTER The New Way To Interview Over 50 Recruiters are standing by to ...

10 Little Things That Can Make a Big Impression With Employers

10 Little Things That Can Make a Big Impression With Employers

sc: GI Jobs Finding civilian employment can be an uphill battle. COMPETITION IS FIERCE AND SOMETIMES IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS ...

What a CEO is Looking For: Nailing a Job Interview

What a CEO is Looking For: Nailing a Job Interview

sc: GI Jobs The job interview. Exhilarating and terrifying all at once. THERE ARE, HOWEVER, SEVERAL STEPS YOU CAN TAKE ...

5 Must-know Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

5 Must-know Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

sc: GI Jobs The interview process can feel stacked in favor of the employer. BUT THAT ISN’T NECESSARILY THE CASE ...

Building Your Network: Making the Right Connections

Building Your Network: Making the Right Connections

sc: GI Jobs BY TIM MALLOY Like any other military operation, building your network is never complete. RATHER, IT IS ...

5 Things You Must Do Before Attending A Job Fair

5 Things You Must Do Before Attending A Job Fair

sc: GI Jobs BY JENA RICHEY Avoid going into job fairs blindly and do homework ahead of time so you ...

A women sitting down, while smiling and holding her hands together.

We Need More Military Spouse Authors

“These applications don’t really work for us.” I was leading a small group Bible study when a fellow military spouse ...

A mermaid laying on her stomach, on a beach.

How to Keep Your Business Afloat While Swimming in a COVID World

Pivoting is essential if you run a business as a military spouse. I've owned my own business the whole time ...

A spouse working to figure out what her next steps are during COVID-19.

COVID-19 May Have a Lasting Positive Impact on Military Spouse Employment

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the societal landscape of how we socialize, shop, learn and work; it isn’t always easy ...

Do You Want to Know the Real Reason Why Many Military Spouses Don’t Work?

Do You Want to Know the Real Reason Why Many Military Spouses Don’t Work?

Don’t be fooled by the plethora of articles and web pages devoted to what is called the “dependa.” A dependa ...

How to Turn Temporary Work Into a Full-Time Position

How to Turn Temporary Work Into a Full-Time Position

Employment is a hot topic in the military spouse community. According to the latest report from the Department of Defense, ...

Finding Employment Again After COVID-19

Finding Employment Again After COVID-19

By CAPT Scott C. Gibney, US Navy (Ret.), Co-owner Gibney College Solutions LLC See this and more inside the July ...

3 Career Opportunities for Military Spouses

3 Career Opportunities for Military Spouses

By Tracy Flanagan See this and more inside the July issue of Military Spouse Magazine! See Inside In February 2020, ...

One Family’s Journey Transitioning from Military Life to Police Life in 2020

One Family’s Journey Transitioning from Military Life to Police Life in 2020

When my husband and I first met, he made it very clear that he wanted to be in the service ...

Life Insurance

Comparing Term and Permanent Life Insurance

Comparing Term and Permanent Life Insurance

Deciding whether term or permanent life insurance is a better fit for your family comes down to a combination of ...

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Sponsored Military members are automatically enrolled in Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) when they join the military, for up to ...

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Is One Life Insurance Policy Enough?

Sponsored Military members are automatically enrolled in Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) when they join the military, for up to ...

Four Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

Four Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

Sponsored Life insurance protects your family from feeling the full financial impact of one’s passing. It is a product that ...

What Happens When You File a Life Insurance Claim

What Happens When You File a Life Insurance Claim

Sponsored As the beneficiary of someone’s life insurance policy, you understand that at some point, you may have to file ...

Choosing Beneficiaries

Choosing Beneficiaries

Sponsored An important part of applying for a life insurance policy – and maintaining it once it’s active – is ...

Purchasing Your First Life Insurance Policy

Purchasing Your First Life Insurance Policy

Sponsored Life insurance, at its simplest, is a risk management strategy, similar to car insurance or homeowner’s insurance. But while ...

Why You Need Life Insurance Beyond SGLI

Why You Need Life Insurance Beyond SGLI

Sponsored It’s easy not to think too much about life insurance when your spouse is in the military, since their ...

Why a Stay-at-Home Parent Needs Life Insurance

Why a Stay-at-Home Parent Needs Life Insurance

Sponsored People don’t often think about the dollar value of their everyday household contributions, especially those who do not hold ...

Why You Should Buy Life Insurance When You Are Young

Why You Should Buy Life Insurance When You Are Young

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Life Insurance for Children

Life Insurance for Children

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Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Illness Coverage

Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Illness Coverage

According to the CDC, six of every 10 adults in the United States have a chronic illness, and four of ...

Choosing the Right Life Insurance Policy for Your Needs

Choosing the Right Life Insurance Policy for Your Needs

Sponsored Most people can benefit from the peace of mind that life insurance provides. It is a promise that you ...

Introducing Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance for Separating Servicemembers and Their Families

Introducing Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance for Separating Servicemembers and Their Families

Sponsored Navy Mutual is honored to serve those who serve our country. As a show of thanks, we are offering ...

An engaged couple holds hands as they plan their life insurance policy with Navy Mutual

​Top 3 Life Insurance Considerations When Marrying into the Military

Sponsored Getting married is a joyous life change, but one that comes with extra planning factors when your betrothed is ...

A Navy seamen lovingly picks up his smiling baby boy after coming home from deployment

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Life Insurance

Sponsored September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, although it is entirely possible that life insurance has been on your mind ...

A service member and his wife kissing while holding their child.

Life Insurance Basic Training

Sponsored Learn the basics of life insurance and find out if additional coverage is right for you and your family. ...

Your Partner in Life

Your Partner in Life

Sponsored Your spouse is one of the most important people in your life — someone you love, trust and rely ...

Long-Term Care Checklist

Long-Term Care Checklist

Download this step-by-step checklist to start your long-term care planning! How to Plan for Long-Term Care Checklist

Life Insurance LookBook

Life Insurance LookBook

Download your complete guide to the ins and outs of life insurance! Download Download the Life Insurance LookBook

Concerned About Long Term Care? Learn Your Options and How to Start Planning Now

Concerned About Long Term Care? Learn Your Options and How to Start Planning Now

A majority of the population, as high as 69% of the people turning 65 this year, will need some level ...

Growing Family, Growing Needs

Growing Family, Growing Needs

Changes in your life affect your life insurance needs going forward. Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) might be sufficient when ...

Retirement

I Can’t Wait to Leave the Military and Have Better Healthcare…

I Can’t Wait to Leave the Military and Have Better Healthcare…

When your spouse finally decides to hit the button and retire from the military, there are a mix of emotions. ...

Transitioning Out of the Military

Male Spouse Perspective: Transitioning Out of the Military

  Retirement: The World's Longest Coffee Break! I like to start out my article with a quote that pertains to ...

Hanging Up the Sea Bag – As Retirement Quickly Approaches

Hanging Up the Sea Bag – As Retirement Quickly Approaches

The time is getting closer (okay, a year and a half away, but still).  We need to plan it.  Maybe ...

10 Tips for the Retiring Spouse

10 Tips for the Retiring Spouse

Your spouse is retiring from the military. And while congratulations usually abound, there may also be some trepidation as you ...

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