Deciding where to retire is just as important for military personnel as it is to decide when to retire. One factor influences the other and is dependent on a variety of variables — post-military career, cost of living and welfare of children, among others.
As for the best place for veterans to retire — there’s really only one choice, according to a recent survey.
Asking for a raise is an issue that creates tension for many people. And if you’re in the military or are a military spouse, you probably haven’t had to ask for raise before in your career.
But now you’ve taken on more responsibilities for the same pay or you’ve been in the military or other occupation for a certain amount of time, and the day has come for you to approach your boss or supervisor with a respectful inquiry regarding your salary.
How should you go about this? Here are tips on how to ask for a raise.
Being a business owner takes commitment, decisiveness, leadership and passion. The same qualities could be said of our nation’s veterans. As our Armed Forces return home, the transition into civilian life begins.
Is being a business owner the right choice for veterans? The financial independence and opportunities are an obvious advantage to being a successful business owner. If you are a veteran interested in starting a business, consider these resources. See More
You just graduated from college. Whether you or your parents handled your finances these past four (or five or six) years, you are probably in need of some financial advice as you start your career and become self-sustaining in your 20s. What should you do with your money now?
Here are nine helpful tips you can use to become financially independent and make the most of your money — whether you’re in the military or not.
Earlier this month, President Obama stopped by a Honeywell manufacturing plant in Golden Valley, Minn., to announce his new initiative designed to ease the transition for veterans entering the civilian workforce. Honeywell has hired hundreds of veterans across the nation since early 2011, making it the ideal place to highlight the administration’s efforts to help former service members find employment. See More
Keeping an eye on the fastest-growing career tracks in the country is a good way for unemployed veterans to make plans for the future.
Careers that seem to be getting the most attention lately are rooted in technology, science and math. Of the top 5 fastest growing careers all three of these categories can be found. It also seems that people who have a college degree, on top of the skills required for jobs in these subject areas, seem to do the best in terms of a paycheck.