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Watch: New “Women & Money” Webinar

Is there a difference between the way men and women handle money? There can be, based on varying priorities, responsibilities, and more. Find out what you need to know to be a successful money manager. Watch one of two available sessions as AAFMAA financial experts Bonnie Humphrey and Carrie Clark discuss financial factors that affect […]

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9 Last-Minute Tips to Pull Off a Great Thanksgiving

So, the holiday has arrived… and you’re not quite ready. No worries! Really. It will all work out okay, even if you find yourself scrambling around at the last minute to pull it all together. No matter how near or far your family and friends are; no matter how large or small your gathering is, […]

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New for MilSpouses: Life Insurance YOU Choose!

Ever wonder why, with all the other decisions you make for your family, you haven’t been able to secure military life insurance for them on your own? Well, now you can. The American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA), the country’s longest standing not-for-profit organization expressly serving all branches of the American Armed Forces community, […]

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Inspiration: Creating a Military Care Package

What does a Military servicemember really need while they’re away? Naturally, it depends on a wide variety of things, such as: The person’s likes and dislikes, the situation they’re in, the status of your relationship with them, the time of year, whether there’s a holiday (like Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Valentine’s Day or a birthday) coming […]

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5 Ways to Stay Present Through a PCS, and Beyond

“No matter where you go, there you are.” So true on so many levels. Just like the members of almost every Military Family, guest blogger and MilSpouse Laurie Borrett can relate. She has returned to SpouseLink to share with us her tips, wisdom and inspiration for making a military PCS from here to there… and staying in the moment every […]

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3 Incredible Ways to Hide Thin Hair

Wish you had thicker, more luxurious locks? Guest blogger Viki Howell of Salon East NYC has a few tips and tricks up her sleeves. Read on to see what she suggests. If you’re tired of looking in the mirror and seeing thin hair and want to resolve this problem, there are a lot of different ways to combat it, […]

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Life as the “New Mom”

Ever find yourself in a situation where it seems like everyone around you knows everything about everything, while you’re looking around feeling lost? Of course you do. It happens to everyone — maybe even more often when you’re part of a military family that moves around a lot and everything is always new, right up to the […]

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Savings Idea: 5 Tips for Dining Out

Does the idea of your family dining out regularly at restaurants sound counter-intuitive to saving money? Guest blogger and Penny-Pinchin’ Mom Tracie Fobes has 5 tips that can make the concept more… palatable. Check them out below. When it comes to your budget, most of us know that we should try to save money whenever (and wherever) we can. While you […]

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Exotic Escape: Family Trip to Bali

Close your eyes. Open your imagination. Prepare yourself to take in the heavy aroma of spice filling the air. Visualize ornate temples and jungles as far as the eye can see. Hear the occasional screech of a monkey. Then imagine the lush, fragrant scene surrounded by beautiful breezy beaches. In reality, you may be dreaming […]

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6th Annual AAFMAA DAV MSO Event Recap

The American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA) recently hosted the 6th Annual Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Mobile Service Officers (MSO) event at its Reston, Virginia campus. The organization provided not only the event location but also the space for the DAV to counsel veterans in attendance through their VA claims. AAFMAA also provided a series of […]

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