Let’s Talk About PTSD

In a recent study by the Center for Health Military Research, as of October 2007, it was discovered that out of the 1.64 million service members deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, approximately 300,000 individuals currently suffer from PTSD and other closely related disorders. PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is caused by experiencing or witnessing a […]

Thank You for Protecting Our Freedoms

May 2016 is Military Appreciation Month and though this month of dedication to appreciating our military heroes is a wonderful thing,  it still falls short of the gratitude and appreciation that is truly deserved. As a veteran of the Ohio Air National Guard, I developed a strong appreciation for those that serve our country.   That […]

Should I Rent or Buy?

 Whether you are a new member of the military, have been actively serving for a while, a veteran or a military spouse, making the decision to rent or buy a home can be daunting.  There are many things to consider and questions you may have such as “How much will I need to rent a […]

Taking Your Pet Overseas

If you are taking a pet with you on your move overseas, there are a number of helpful resources that will help you through the red tape. The key to any PCS move, domestically or overseas is to plan ahead. When transporting your pet from the states to a foreign country, there are requirements to […]

Seamless Saving with the TSP

By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Retirement saving is hard‚Äîespecially these days. You may have immediate concerns like credit card bills, car loans, or excess housing costs. But consider this: Even small amounts can become substantial savings if you start now. Thankfully, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) makes saving easy. The TSP is […]

Is Roth Right for Me?

By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Similar to private sector 401(k) plans, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined-contribution plan that provides uniformed services members and federal employees the opportunity to save for additional retirement security. To sign up for the TSP or increase your contributions, log into myPay. The TSP has […]

3 Ways to Add $100,000 to Your TSP Retirement Account

By Beth Perry, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Similar to private sector 401(k) plans, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined-contribution plan that provides uniformed services members and federal employees the opportunity to save for additional retirement security. To sign up for the TSP or increase your contributions, log into myPay and follow the […]

Building a PCS Binder

Anytime you move, it helps to be organized. When you move once a year, it is essential. Living the Army life,¬†I knew it would come with its fair share of moving. For us, though,¬†it has meant 4 moves in under 4 years and I think by now I‚Äôve gotten pretty good at it. The most […]

SargesList Local Experts – Military Real Estate Agents

If you are looking for the American Dream, look no further, our local experts can assist you in buying, selling or renting your dream and the biggest investment you’ll make. Below you’ll find our list of military friendly realtors who are either current active duty spouses, veterans or experienced military relo specialists:   12615 Meridian […]

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 […]