Whether you have moved into a civilian career and lost your military benefits, or you have retired from service and are now looking to enjoy a relaxed pace of life, money challenges can certainly crop up. Statistics suggest that more than half of veterans feels that they would not be able to deal with a […]
Always a challenging prospect, the process of transitioning to civilian life has become even more difficult in recent years, as the number of unemployed veterans is higher than the overall population (12.1% of veterans who served in the most recent wars were unemployed last year).
Many veterans find the problem-solving skills and discipline they learned in the military are invaluable to entrepreneurial jobs. In fact, plenty of today’s recent military retirees are starting their own small businesses. Veterans who have served in recent military conflicts may find more satisfaction in being the boss as they transition into civilian life.