February Spouse Club eNews
February 24, 2014
Tired of Dealing with Your MTF on the Phone? Try This!
Military Treatment Facilities now offer online messaging, allowing patients to securely communicate with their Primary Care Manager (PCM) and other medical staff. Requesting appointments and getting medication renewals are among the options available to you online. Find out what else is at your fingertips, and how you can get started.
FINRA Military Spouse Fellowship Application Period Opens March 3
It’s no secret milspouses, like you, are pros at managing money and balancing your household budget, among other things. Why not take that home front experience to the next level and become an Accredited Financial Counselor? Work at your own pace and create a new future for your military family! If you’ve got what it takes, applications will be accepted March 3-April 16.
Captains and Majors: Here’s Your Pink Slip
Just when we thought we were starting to win the war on COLA cuts, another blow comes…in the form of involuntary separations for Captains and Majors in the Army. This is hitting home for one of our own, whose husband who could be facing this ‘pink slip’ in the future. She’s hit the ground running and is researching what this means for your Soldier: here's what we know.
Tax Time and the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act
Last year, you were an Ohio resident. This year, you’re working in Texas, but your permanent address is in Florida. What in the world do you put on your tax forms?! We know this can be confusing, but we’ve put together some great information to answer some of military life’s most confusing questions about residency, taxation, and even voting.
Cyber Safety Tips
Watch our presentation with Former CIA and NSA Director General Michael Hayden, and cyber slueth Kevin Mandia, as they discuss ways for military families to keep themselves safe online.
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