Homeless Veterans: A Complicated Issue

Veteran homelessness has been a problem plaguing this country for decades. It’s a complicated issue, involving employment, retraining, substance abuse, disability and other subjects. Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki has just ...

Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The images never fail to spark the imagination of those who see them: Soldiers standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, National Guardsmen fighting wildfires in hotter than Hell temperatures, Coast Guard rescuers facing the fiercest ...

Military Absentee Ballots: Protect Your Right to Vote

With just 2 weeks remaining from the Presidential (and local) election, the polls show the candidates (Barack Obama and Mitt Romney) in a dead heat. This narrow a race has also cast much attention on military absentee ballots. With troops moving ...

US Air Force Birthday

Aloft and on the Ground, Airmen Celebrate the Air Force Birthday. In the military arena, the power of flight has utterly transformed the practice of national defense. And in a relatively short time, the U.S. Air Force has become one of the most ...

National Guard Responds to Severe Weather Damage

ARLINGTON, Va. – Citizen-soldiers and airmen of the Army and Air National Guard are currently responding to damage left behind by severe weather and continual wildfires in several states across the U.S. today.

Budget Planning with a Pie

I was chatting with a colleague the other day about a big challenge in our work as financial planners. Frankly, there’s not a lot of new stuff out there when it comes to giving guidance about helping people manage their money. It’s ...