Supporting Our Canine Veterans and Military Working Dogs

At SargesList, veteran and animal topics are near and dear to our hearts. We have a special respect and fondness for Military Working Dogs, or MWDs, and the many ways they sacrifice for our freedoms just like their human counterparts. If you don’t know much about military working dogs, you’re missing out! The services they […]

Is an Internship Right for You?

In addition to many work-related challenges military spouses face, a hyper-competitive job market makes building a career seem borderline impossible. While military spouses have some special programs on their side to help them build career momentum, one of the oldest and most effective resume-building practices shouldn’t be ignored: Internships. Internships, whether unpaid (good) or paid […]

VA Loans for Veterans

The VA Loan is widely recognized as one of the best ways for service members to purchase a home. The VA Loan is respected and desirable because qualifying applicants can usually purchase a home with no down payment, no private mortgage insurance and secure comparably low rates, as the loans are guaranteed through the Department […]

Curb Appeal

‚ÄúCurb Appeal‚Äù is a phrase that is tossed around a great deal in the realm of real estate. In general, curb appeal refers to a home‚Äôs outward appearance and the kind of initial impression it provides. Many real estate professionals agree first impressions can mean the difference between a sale and a pass. However, this […]

Pros and Cons to Homeschooling as a Military Family

If you are considering homeschooling your military child, you‚Äôre in good company. Today, there are approximately 1.5 million children in the United States who are taught by their parents and that number is steadily climbing. While families have many good reasons for opting out of conventional education, homeschooling is especially appealing for military families. Pros […]

Hotels, Motels and Campgrounds

If you’re a member of a military family, you’re very likely to count yourselves among those of us planning summer travel. Whether you’re working out the last minute details of a PCS , your family is doing a road trip to visit family, or you’re exploring the wide area around your current duty station, you’re […]

Trip Planning Checklist

There’s a lot of summer travel about to happen for military families! Some of us are moving due to military relocation while the lucky among us are headed out on our family’s next great vacation adventure. Maybe you’re doing both! Whether you’re road-tripping, RVing, backpacking or taking multiple boats and international flights to reach your […]

Summer Fun on a Budget

Summer is here for kids all over the country. Cue the pool time, water guns, summer camps, and warmer-weather fun! Of course, many military families still have to adhere to a strict budget, meaning lessons, camps and other kid favorites may be out of the question. The good news: An enjoyable summer doesn‚Äôt have to […]

School’s Out! Five Fun Ways to Spend a Day This Summer

School‚Äôs out for the summer all over the country. As some parents in military families are gearing up for a PCS, others are facing the yearly panic that accompanies an empty calendar and bored children. If you aren‚Äôt facing a big move, do the rest of us a favor and take a few minutes to […]

Facing Tax Time with a Deployed Spouse

Tuesday, April 15 is less than a week away! We probably don’t need to remind you the deadline for filing your taxes is rapidly approaching. Dealing with taxes is likely the last thing you want to manage if you’re the spouse of a deployed service member. If their affairs are less than organized or you […]