The Occupy Movement and Small Business

As everything else, someone stand to gain while others stand to lose. While the 99%, as they call themselves, “fight” to improve the situation of those affected the economic downturn, they have already affected their local businesses.

Is Starting A Business Safer Than Your Job?

Times have changed. Have you considered the possibility that “job security” is now an oxymoron? Consider starting a business, even if just for learning or as a part-time project, you’ll be surprised what new skills you can gain ...

Tips to Optimize Your Civilian Résumé

You fought for your country. You should not have to fight to get a job. The competition is as strong as it has ever been. Learn how to enlist your military experience to get a leg up. Here’s how. Translating your military experience into ...

Military and Unemployment – Are You Prepared?

Unemployment rates are up for military veterans. Have a plan and an emergency fund if you plan to separate from the military. Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate for 18- to 24-year-old military veterans ...

Military to Civilian Budget Checklist

When nearing Military Retirement, consider some of these items for a smooth and successful transition. You also need to consider costs for items like rent or a home mortgage payment. Create an estimated “civilian” budget. If needed, ...

6 Tips for Going Civilian

The term “life event” often conjures up images of wedding dresses, binkies and diapers or even sailboats that will carry you through the golden years to exotic locales. But here’s another life event that may not be as obvious: ...