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CF Game Changer: Retiring Warrant Officer passionate about helping othersMilitary Spouse Renegotiates Mortgage Policy for OUTCAN PostingsMegan’s tip – 10 things to do before you are postedTo cash in now or to cash in later? That is the question.From Playstation® to Workstation

CF Game Changer: Retiring Warrant Officer passionate about helping others

When Warrant Officer Andrew McLean retired recently, he took something very valuable with him: his compassion for others. That compassion is the momentum behind many of McLean’s philanthropic efforts and his current undertaking to assist disabled Canadians. As co-founder of Soldier On, an organization dedicated to helping injured CF members “get back in the game” –...
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Military Spouse Renegotiates Mortgage Policy for OUTCAN Postings

Former stock broker and experienced military spouse Lucie Mann took on the Canadian banking industry and renegotiated changes to the mortgage interest rate penalty policy that will ultimately save military families thousands of dollars and a lot of stress. The new policy will help military personnel who are being posted out of Canada (OUTCAN). Mann says...
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Megan’s tip – 10 things to do before you are posted

  1. Make sure that your family members and close friends hear the news from you and that when you give the news you have time to sit with them (distraction free) and talk about it
  2. Make the move feel more like an adventure for your kids – set goals for them, challenges, quests to discover information about...
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To cash in now or to cash in later? That is the question.

Every Canadian Forces (CF) member has a very important financial decision to make before mid- March 2013. The decision is “what do I do with my severance pay?” As poetic as that question seems to be, a bit more science than art should be applied to the decision making process on how to handle the one-time...
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From Playstation® to Workstation

A career guide for generation text surviving in a baby boomer world. By Theresa Who among us has teenagers? Who among us has teenagers who don’t seem to have the work ethic you did? Who among us has told their teenager that they need to show some initiative and be willing to do whatever...
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