How military spouses hold down the home front

May 25, 2012
Military families have some unique financial challenges compared to civilians. But citizens can learn a thing or two from the foresight these families apply to their finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance, military, families, spending, Saving, Retirement, will, life insurance

Semper Fi-nance: Marines and money

May 25, 2012
Marines need focus to achieve missions. One commander is helping Marines take one worry off their minds: personal finances.
Posted In: marines, financial literacy, Investing, military

Obama administration wants to trademark GI Bill

Apr 27, 2012
It's part of an administration effort to crack down on deceptive marketing practices by educational institutions that target veterans for their federal education benefits.
Posted In: GI Bill, veterans, military

Military feels heat on green energy

Mar 27, 2012
Two hearings in the House this week will question whether the Pentagon's efforts to go green are worth the cost.
Posted In: Military and Energy, alternative energy, military

Military impostors hurt real veterans

Feb 17, 2012
Former Marine and commentator Scott Lyon says impostors give Americans a false view of veterans.
Posted In: impostors, veterans, military

For five years of love and fiscal responsibility

Feb 17, 2012
A marine declares his love for his wife of five years, who along with love diligently sent him burned copies of Marketplace Money every week through two tours of duty.
Posted In: marriage, finances, Savings, Retirement, military

General Electric adding jobs for military veterans

Feb 13, 2012
General Electric plans to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years. But vets are still challenged to find jobs in today's workforce.
Posted In: Unemployment, military

Getting vets working again

Feb 13, 2012
With employment at 13 percent for U.S. veterans, big companies are starting initiatives to get them back to work in civilian life.
Posted In: veterans, military, Jobs, Unemployment

First Lady's 'Let's Move' program expands to military

Feb 10, 2012
Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.
Posted In: Food, Health, Let's Move, Michelle Obama, military

Self-guided bullets are now a thing

Feb 2, 2012
A frightening thing
Posted In: weapons, military, lasers