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A fresh and modern take on military life for today's Military Spouse. Powered by MSB New Media. NextGen MilSpouse is the online destination for today’s military spouse.
We deliver fresh perspectives on current events, career advice, small business development, personal finance, and relationships from our dynamic team of military spouse thought leaders via our website, social channels, weekly newsletter, and podcast. Our writing team is working together to tell the story of what it means to be a military spouse today. OUR MISSION If there’s anything military spouses hear WAY too much or WAY too little, depending on our community, it’s THE MISSION. Well, guess what? NextGen MilSpouse has a mission and our mission is YOU. We know that you’re not sitting at home patiently waiting for life to happen…you are making life happen. You embrace various roles, wear many hats and are constantly juggling life. As a NextGen MilSpouse you know how to repeatedly reinvent your career, pack the house for a transoceanic move, pay the bills, fix the clogged sink and keep on rolling with whatever challenge comes your way. When you have a question, a problem, or are looking for a little guidance, we are here. Our mission is to be your trusted source of information, news and advice regarding all things military spouse. As cultural shifts within the military community continue, our mission will remain the same: provide an avenue for military spouses to show that they are anything but dependent. OUR OPINION We are a nonpartisan online magazine that encourages military spouses to engage in the political process. Through a partnership with Homefront Rising, we are supporting military spouses seeking elected office at any level. Our 'We Are OneMilFam' initiative hinges on the core principle that, as milspouses, we are all stronger together. Regardless of our gender, orientation, culture, religion or life choices, we are all in the same boat. Our stories, our voices, our experiences…they count. They matter. We matter. OUR TEAM NextGen MilSpouse’s contributors are the best of the best milspouse bloggers and writers working together to tell the multidimensional story of military spouse life in today’s world. We know what it means to be a military spouse because EVERY member of our writing team is in love with a service member. Our active duty sponsors represent every branch in the Armed Forces. OUR INVITATION This convo isn’t one-way. We want to listen. We want to offer a virtual hug or a glass of wine. You’re never alone at NextGen MilSpouse. You’re among friends. Connect with us and our community of today’s military spouses via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Our Podcast Group.
Mission: We provide an avenue for military spouses to show that they are anything but dependent.
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"While military spouses are highly educated, the survey found, they still face under- and unemployment challenges at a higher rate than their civilian counterparts, the report states."
Retention is an ongoing problem for dual-income military families, as military spouses continue to face challenges creating and keeping their own career despite deployments and moves, according to data in a report released Thursday.
#RIPRBG May your impact be celebrated for generations to come.
Little known fact: RBG was a military spouse.
Photo of Martin Ginsburg and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 1954. (From the collection of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Creating professional opportunities for yourself doesn’t have to be cost-prohibitive.
Creating professional opportunities for yourself doesn’t have to be cost-prohibitive. In some cases, all it takes is a computer, WiFi, and a dream. When you’re first starting out as a freelance writer, you may not have the capital to launch a massive operation, and that’s okay. You can increme...
There's never been a better time than NOW to start your work from home business or side-hustle.
Don't know where to start?
We have a list of 28 Businesses and Side-hustles ANY Milspo can do from Home! What type of business or side-hustle do you want to pursue this year?
Get the list here: https://bit.ly/3mi2F7A
Building a financial plan takes time and commitment, which is why many people never get around to doing it. But while the world has temporarily slowed down, you may have more time to tackle projects you’ve put off in the past.
Ready to get your financial life squared away and begin planning for a brighter financial future? First Command waives all financial planning fees for active duty military and their families, and there is no minimum net worth required!
This is a sponsored post from First Command. 2020 has been a tumultuous year, with the pandemic impacting our lives dramatically. Despite – or maybe because of – the widespread hardship, many families have reprioritized what is truly important. At First Command, we believe this is an excellent t...
"Many spouses have to deal with professional licensure requirements that vary from state to state. Some who work in specialized career fields face moving to a location where there just aren’t jobs available in that field."
There's help from DoD, private organizations and companies, on everything from scholarships to job opportunities.
"...the common unmet need is taking care of the mental health and medical needs of the caregivers -- which can often be done through telehealth."
A new program from Solders' Angels is offering free mental health counseling telehealth support to military and veteran caregivers who sign up with the service.
"...think of the military spouses around the world who are out there also contributing to the strength of our nation and simply want to have a career alongside their soldier."
Fall down seven times, stand up eight. 💪🏾🖤💪🏾
Military Spouse Entrepreneurship is relevant to resiliency, military family readiness, and more specifically, financial readiness.
The global pandemic COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, is teaching us quite a bit about ourselves. How much toilet paper we’ll buy, if we’re actually introverts,
One look around social media, and it’s apparent the milspouse entrepreneur community is a great example of community over competition.
" DoD pays for the subscription to the service that provides connections to available child care providers."
DoD will pay for a free subscription to this child care database.
Jennifer wanted to ensure that military spouses of color could find places that not only welcomed their money, but their presence.
As a woman of color, I know all too well the feeling of not being able to walk into any random hair salon and get my hair done, or going to a new area where minorities are exactly that—the minority. While everywhere should be welcoming or accommodating, in today’s climate it’s not always the c...
As military spouses, frequent moves mean changing jobs, starting from scratch, or securing new clients. Dedicate time to your LinkedIn for a beneficial return on your investment, no matter where the military sends you!
LinkedIn offers a glimpse into who you are as a professional, as a freelancer, as a business owner, or as an employee.
Anytime you try something new and want to recommend it, simply add it to the category lists on your storefront. With one link anyone can have access to all your recommendations.
Join any military spouse Facebook group, or search any military spouse hashtag on Instagram, and your bound to see our community sharing things they’ve purchased or making product suggestions. From crafts, recipes, to care packages, and PCS moves, military families are some of the biggest Amazon s...
Gonna have to do better than that, pal.
Is an LLC right for your #MilspouseOwned business? Check out the newest post up on the blog! ⬇️
Considering an LLC for your business? Here are some considerations for milspouse business owners who may want to LLCs to protect their assets.
Let us known your favorites in the comments!
Get lost in a great story, learn something new or engage a (maybe secret?) passion! Find exactly what you’re looking for with a great podcast – or two. The military spouse hive mind has come together to recommend amazing podcasts that you’re sure to love. 70+ Podcasts Real Military Spouses Abs...
Follow these to minimize business-related stress during a PCS and accelerate the establishment of your newly relocated business.
Follow these 6 tips to minimize stress when you're a military spouse moving your business to your new duty station.
Our Favorite Checklist for Tax Season⬇️
Here is a tax checklist that can help military spouses make sure they have every deduction.
Join Milspouse's Kia Young, Social Strategist & Megan Hale LIVE at 2pm ET‼️
As entrepreneurs, it’s essential we have a rock-solid relationship with cash, which is why we'd love for you to join our very own Kia Young, Social Strategist and our friend & fellow Milspouse, Megan Hale, for an epic talk as she dives into her brand new FREE (‼️) mini-course, Feel Good Money, and how we step into more revenue that intentionally funds our dreams.
LIVE on Kia's page, Kia Young, Social Strategist at 2pm ET‼️
New to Megan? She's a Profit First Business Strategist & Money Mentor for equity-driven entrepreneurs who are ready to step into sustainable growth in a #feelgoodway.
This mini-course is the perfect way to dip your toes into #feelgoodmoney! After you've dipped your toes in, join us at the Beekman Hotel on March 12-14 2021 for the makeHER Milspouse Retreat: Money Edition. 😉
Join us at makeHER NY🍎: https://bit.ly/2DF576F
Suddenly, everyone has heard that you are great at your job and work for free. Of course, NOW they are lining up around the block!
Why Working For Free Undermines Your Professionalism:
Working for free (or setting the bar super low) skews your perception of your worth. It's hard enough to put a price on passion. Trying to get the right pricing when everything before has earned you nothing is even harder.
#MilspouseBusiness Owners: Have you ever thought about starting a podcast?
This post breaks down 3 reasons why a podcast is beneficial to your business & even goes over a few tips on what to talk about when you're getting started!
The benefits of podcasts for small businesses might surprise you. Don't underestimate their potential to amplify your brand.
"As military spouses, we are expected to persevere and put on a brave face; however, that is not always possible."
While we all knew moving was in our future, the insurmountable stress and mental health effects that military spouses endure with every move cannot be ignored.
"Military spouse professionals and entrepreneurs may find reason to cheer the proposals in the FY 2021 NDAA. With so much else going on in the world, they can breathe a small sigh of relief knowing their needs haven’t been completely lost in the shuffle."
The 2021 National Defense Authorization Act doesn't have much for military spouses in the way of career support, but what it does provide may be useful.
#HamptonRoads Military Community‼️
It’s open to past and present military personnel, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses and dependents.
It’s “critical to serve the needs of transitioning soldiers and their families who are leaving the military and joining the civilian world amidst a global crisis,” RecruitMilitary officials wrote in a news release.
Once you’ve sent your products to a fulfillment center, you don’t have to worry about hauling your inventory all over the world with each PCS move.
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) represents a business opportunity for milspouse-owned businesses. We take a look at this ecommerce tool.
It's 2020 and let's face it-- there is no shortage of #MilitarySpouse content creators!
From deployments to everyday military life, military spouse bloggers and social media influencers have become the epicenter of news and recommendations for today's military families.
When I started blogging in 2008 on ArmyWife101.com, there were literally tumbleweeds on the internet streets of the milspouse digital community. In fact, social media content creators were called bloggers—not influencers. Instagram didn’t exist, and for the most part, no one was making a living ...
Today at 11:00 am CDT‼️
"Hire Heroes USA Serving Spouses Program is hosting a virtual panel to discuss how to overcome barriers to military spouse employment...Our panelists will speak about different topics including employer bias; limited networks; building seniority in a role / short job cycles; limited Job opportunities (OCONUS); affordable childcare; lack of flexible/remote roles; difficulty explaining gaps on a resume, and entrepreneurship."
Do you and your family choose the PPM route or use the Military movers when you PCS?
A Personally Procured Move or PPM is hard work but worth it in the end. Here are my tips for those who are considering moving themselves.
That Friday feeling! 🙌🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿
Milspouse Entrepreneurs: Start Your Online Store With Facebook Shops Tool!
COVID-19 has forced many businesses to close and employees to lose their jobs. A lack of digital presence with storefront products being available has played a huge roll in this. Here in Fayetteville, NC (home to Fort Bragg and the 82nd airborne), one local brick and mortar shop was forced to quickl...
Lowe’s has generously covered the cost of up to 300 MILLIE Scout jobs. Go to http://ed.gr/cf1yn to learn more!
#LetsPCSTogether #goMILLIE #Lowes
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