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The US Departments of Agriculture and Defense have forged a collaborative partnership to serve military families. The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) has been designed to provide programs and services for military families and community professionals. The MFLN provides resources and information across several quality of life domains impacting military family readiness and preparedness. Quality […]

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Returning from a deployment generates a lot of questions for Service members and their families. The Transition Assistance Advisor (TAA) ensures that Service members experience a smooth and seamless transition back into their civilian careers and reintegration into the local community. The TAA is the Service members advocate and liaison to access local, state, and […]

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By Nick Simeone American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 – If it hasn’t arrived yet, your 2013 W-2 wage and tax statement likely is on its way, and with it the countdown toward the April 15 tax filing deadline. As preparations begin for the upcoming tax season, military families are being […]

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Make a New Year’s Resolution to achieve Financial Fitness. The following tips from author, Steven Smith, are good suggestions for building, achieving, and maintaining financial health and fitness next year:

Resolve to spend less than you make. The oldest financial advice is still the best — spend less than you take in. This will keep […]

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The holidays are right around the corner. Stores are opening on Thanksgiving, extending their hours, offering Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals, and slashing prices, trying to lure shoppers. The holiday music is playing and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit of gift giving. It is easy to get side-tracked and spend too much […]

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Great American Smokeout

On November 20, 2013 By

Thursday, November 21st is the “Great American Smokeout.” Smoking is not glamorous. It can be downright dangerous and can lead to a premature death. Quitting for just one day is an important step towards adopting a healthier life and reducing cancer risk. Take a few minutes out of your day Thursday to make a plan […]

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