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Saving Money for a PCS

One of the most frequently cited stresses in the life of most adults centers around money. For military families on the cusp of a relocation, adding a financial strain to an already exasperating situation isn’t something you should have to worry about. With a little clarity on the process and some advanced planning, having financial […]

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7 Tips for Decluttering as You Prepare to Sell Your Home

If you’re preparing for a PCS move and need to declutter to get ready to put your house on the market, we’ve got the tips you need to make it happen. These ideas can help you quickly tackle the task of thinning things out, so you can start spending your free time daydreaming about your […]

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DIY: Playroom Fun

When you ask most military families, the first spaces they set up after a move are those that their children will occupy. The reason for this is twofold: For one, if the kids are happy, entertained, and contained, unpacking the rest of the house is much easier. But possibly more importantly, reestablishing your child’s rhythm […]

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City vs. Suburbs

As a military family, there are dozens of variables you consider when looking at a prospective home. How close is it to base? How are the local schools? What is the local economy like? And while a military assignment may mean a finite list of options, if given the opportunity you’ll also want to think […]

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DIY Home Office

If you’ve moved for/with the military, then you already know that sometimes the house you rent or buy at your new duty station isn’t always the house of your dreams—the one with the basement where you can set up your workout equipment or the spare bedroom for the craft room you fantasize about having in […]

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5 Social Media Hacks For Crushing Your Next PCS Move

5 Social Media Hacks For Crushing Your Next PCS Move

Available technology  makes it easier than ever for military families to learn about their duty station. But searching on Google alone won’t cut it. That’s where social media swoops in to save the day and can make you an expert on your new neighborhood before you even get there! Hack №1 — PinterestI’m sure I don’t need […]

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Makeshift Holiday Celebrating When You Are Still Unpacking

Thanksgiving, Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa—almost everyone has a holiday to celebrate in the next couple of months. It’s a time of planning, shopping, and entertaining. A time of traditions and expectations. We want to do things the way they’ve always been done. Go to the same places. Eat the same treasured family favorites. But when […]

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5 Ways to Uncover the Secrets of Your Next Duty Station

PCS’ing to a new duty station can be scary, intimidating, and overwhelming all at the same time. And you have no choice but to buck up and move there. Even if you don’t have a network to rely on for insider information, that doesn’t mean you can’t get a firm grip on what the area […]

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Navigating a Damage Claim

Navigating a Damage Claim

You prepared, researched like a BOSS, and have the perfect house lined up at your next duty station. Way to work it! Moving day arrives, and you entrust thousands of pounds of your life to a crew of packers and movers and hope/PRAY for the best! Now, listen friends — sometimes this goes smoothly and without any […]

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