Milspouse, Are You Using This Free Education Grant?

This post is sponsored by MedCerts. All work and opinions are my own. It’s one of the biggest mistakes I’ve made as a military spouse. And no, I’m not talking about handing over my credit card instead of ID at the base gate. Or parking in the “Gen. Parking” spot in front of the Commissary. […]

5 Considerations When Bootstrapping Your Business

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Navy Federal Credit Union. All opinions are 100% mine. In 2013, John (who was my fiance at the time) called me from Afghanistan. It had been months since we had seen each other in person and the video was blocky and lagging. John was […]

Here’s a New, Legit Way Military Spouses Can Make Money Anywhere

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Shake. All opinions are 100% mine. When I married John, I was giving up a career that I had worked hard to establish. I was a teacher. I had a master’s in teaching and a lot of experience that suddenly… seemed like it had […]

3 Tips to Work Your Small Business On the Go

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Navy Federal Credit Union. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t even want to think about how many times I pick up my phone a day. It’s a lot. But it’s something that has become a habit because I run two businesses and a […]

If You’re a Milspouse Entrepreneur, This Program Is Free

This is NOT a sponsored post. Let’s be honest: the military spouse community (and the rest of the online community at large) is awash in “experts” and “resources” when it comes to owning your own business. There are tons of organizations and people who specifically focus on the challenges and experience of owning your own […]

5 Products That Will Make Your Entrepreneur Life Better

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com.  About that entrepreneur life? For many military spouses, it’s not just a passion, it’s a necessity. Self-employment helps to smooth over the frustrations of job-searching every two-to-four years with each new PCS. It provides more financial stability, too, in a world where a two-income family is needed, rather than wanted. […]

9 Worthwhile Tools to Grow and Monetize Your Niche Blog

Professional writer. That’s a title that eight years ago, I wouldn’t have given myself. I don’t think I would have had the audacity to even think those words. Although it had been a lifelong dream of mine, I had never taken the leap. Until the military forced my hand. I was jobless and searching for […]

3 Online Careers Military Spouses Can Build

Today, Brenda, a military spouse and writer, is sharing her advice for work-from-home careers for military spouses. As a military spouse, you face challenges that most civilian families never have to worry about. While your spouse is working long hours, you are often left responsible for cooking, cleaning, paying bills and doing everything else necessary […]

Here’s How to Make Military Life an Asset in an Interview

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Walmart. The opinions and text are all mine. You know you’re dreading the question– the one that comes up when the interviewer knows you’re a military spouse. Instead of putting it off, dig in! While there are some organizations that might see military life […]