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Finances

Complications arise from overseas deployment and frequent moves

By Susan Johnston

November 8, 2012 RSS Feed

With frequent moves and the potential for overseas deployment, military personnel and their families face unique challenges when it comes to managing their money and saving for the future. In honor of Veteran's Day, U.S. News spoke to four experts for their advice on how military families and veterans can tackle five of these financial challenge:

1. Managing money during an overseas deployment.
2. Moving every few years.
3. Balancing the spouse's career.
4. Getting the right financial advice.
5. Transitioning to civilian life.

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By The Kroger Co.
Published: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 - 7:12 am

Proudly Joins "100,000 Jobs Mission" to Hire More Veterans

CINCINNATI, Nov. 8, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a renewed commitment to hiring veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The company is encouraging military veterans seeking employment to visit www.honoringourheroes.com to learn more and find links to apply for a job.

Kroger's Hiring Our Heroes initiative is an extension of the company's Honoring Our Heroesprogram, which aims to support the military and their families through a variety of in-store and online activities.

Kroger's commitment includes joining several major companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission, with a goal of collectively hiring more than 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020. More than 17,000 veterans have joined Kroger's ranks since 2009.

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