We recently had Jay Johnson on the Diapers and Deployments podcast. Jay is a proud Veteran, successful business owner, podcast host, and great friend. He has some insight on inflation and real talk about how it translates to our day-to-day lives. Below is an article written by Jay. "To many, the word Inflation has a negative connotation, but they don’t really understand why. What is inflation and how does it impact our day-to-day lives? Bottom Line Up Front - Inflation mea
A teacher walked into her classroom with a clear jar, a bag of rocks, a bucket of sand, and a glass of water. She placed all the large rocks carefully into the jar. A teacher walked into her classroom with a clear jar, a bag of rocks, a bucket of sand, and a glass of water. She placed all the large rocks carefully into the jar.
“Who thinks this jar is full?” she asked. Almost half of her students raised their hands. Next, she began to pour sand from the bucket into the jar fu
Bills, bills, mortgage payment, another bill, maybe some coupons for things you never buy, and of course, more bills. There seems to be an endless stream of envelopes from companies all demanding payment for their products and services. It feels like you have a choice of what you want to do with your money ONLY after all the bills have been paid – if there’s anything left over, that is. More times than not it might seem like there’s more ‘month’ than ‘dollar.’ Not to rub salt
How Can You Benefit from Mentorship? Mentorship is a tradition rooted in ancient history. In the epic poem, The Odyssey, the soldier Odysseus entrusts his kingdom and family to the character, Mentor, when Odysseus goes to war. Today, mentors have adapted to assist military service members and their families in a different way: by acting as a touchstone in the search for meaningful career opportunities. For many transitioning service members and military spouses, mentorship ca
A financial strategy is many things. A financial strategy is many things. It’s not just a budget. In fact, a solid financial strategy is not entirely based on numbers at all. Rather, it’s a roadmap for your family’s financial future. It’s a journey on which you’ll need to consider daily needs as well as big-picture items. Having a strategy makes it possible to set aside money now for future goals, and helps ensure your family is both comfortable in the present and prepared fo