Jobs & Military

  • Buying a home through the VA loan program: What you need to know

      

    When it comes to home buying, there are special considerations that go along with wearing the uniform of our nation. Chief among them is should you even buy a home when you might have to move post...

  • 6 free or cheap ways to celebrate Veterans Day

      

    In honor of Veterans Day, now is the perfect time to figure out some ways to honor the brave men and women who wear the uniform of our nation. Read more: State Defense Force sign up 6...

  • 12 steps to a better resume in 2017

      

    Ready to look for a new job in the new year? If it's been a minute since you've updated your resume, you're stepping into a brave new world of job hunting. For starters, you've...

  • Now hiring: These 11 jobs pay $100,000 or more

      

    If you think it’s about time that you made $100,000 a year or more, then give these jobs a closer look! Glassdoor.com recently spotlighted 11 positions (other than lawyers and doctors) that...

  • 10 cities where you can live large on a $60,000 salary or less

      

    You work hard for your money, but have you ever thought about how where you live impacts your quality of life? Location really does make a difference.  Now, the folks at Glassdoor have...

  • Never start an email with this greeting

      

    From scouring online postings to tedious applications and questionnaires, the process of looking for a new job can be a nerve-wracking hassle. After a few weeks or months with no leads,...

  • How to send coupons to the troops overseas

      

    If you're a coupon clipper, chances are sometimes you clip too much and are left with excess coupons that you can't use. Rather than letting those unused coupons languish until they get...

  • Worried about the economy? Here are 11 recession-proof jobs

      

    Although the Great Recession is in our rear-view mirror, there’s still a lot of uncertainty about which direction the economy is going – with some predicting an eventual...

  • Never wear this color to a job interview

      

    After you’ve filled out dozens of job applications, you finally got a call with an offer to come in for an interview. Congratulations! But now what?  Read more: Going on a job...

  • The Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act: A financial safety net for the troops

      

    The brave men and women who wear our nation's uniform answer the call of duty on a moment's notice. It's only fitting that there is legislation in place to protect them and their...

  • Buying a car: A lesson in auto finance for the troops

      

    It's not unusual for service members to build up a lot of savings thanks to tax-free combat pay. Couple that with the fact that many of our brave men and women in the military are young and...

  • How military spouses can get free financial education and credentials

      

    Being in the military, you know firsthand that there are some particular tests you and your family face on a daily basis. Deployment, moving to a new base and the lack of ability for your spouse...

  • 5 blue-collar jobs that pay workers over $100,000 a year

      

    A college education is still considered the best path to a successful and high-paying career, however, it isn't the only path. Rising tuition costs have led a lot of people to...

  • Staples jumps on hot new employer trend: paying student loans!

      

    Top-performing, full-time Staples employees can now get $100 a month, up to $3,600 over 36 months, toward their student loan payments. Read more: Student loan repayment scams: How to...

  • 10 high-risk jobs that will make life insurance more expensive

      

    If you work in a high-risk occupation, you know that your quotes for life insurance can be exorbitant. But there are ways to lower your costs for life insurance... Read more: The top life...