The company, which has been helping veterans and the military among other citizens in need for more than 50 years, recently launched a new website — DonateStuff.com — where you can now request pre-paid UPS shipping bags to send unwanted clothing, accessories, shoes or linens from anywhere you live in the US, free of charge.
November 11 was just another day of the year.
That was until an end to hostilities, an armistice, took effect between the Allied Powers and Germany on Nov. 11, 1918 on the 11th hour of the day. Although no country signed the Treaty of Versailles until June 1919, officially ending World War I, the day of the armistice marked the end of WWI combat.
Although the majority of PCS orders are given in the warmer months of the year, many military families are saddled with the additional stress of moving in the winter.
Whether you’re trying a DITY move or a more traditional PCS move, moving in the winter presents unique problems that you need to be prepared to handle.
Here are some great tips to make sure you get where you’re supposed to be safely.
A petite brunette with twinkling blue eyes and dimpled cheeks, Carla Blair-Gamblian might not look like the type you’d choose to be on your side in a fight. But don’t let her appearance fool you.
Carla works in the credit repair trenches, and she has helped clients tackle just about every credit problem you can imagine. And while each of Carla’s clients has a unique story, they also have a few things in common. They’ve served our country in the military and want to buy a home, but their credit is holding them back. Perhaps most importantly, they’re ready to do something about it.
Utility bills spike dramatically around the country during the winter and summer months. Heating and cooling a home that doesn’t efficiently use energy can push those bills even higher.
And it can be difficult to afford the major renovations to make your home more energy efficient, and in a credit-strapped economy, it can be even harder to find willing lenders.
That’s where Energy Efficient Mortgages come in. Whether purchasing a new home or refinancing, you can add an EEM and get the additional capital you need to make energy-conscious improvements.