📊 Demographics Data, 🎁 Holiday Savings & More: Dec. 2021

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2020 Demographics Profile Available Now!
Curious about the demographic makeup of the military community? The 2020 Demographics Profile is your trusted source for official data on active-duty and selected reserve members and their families.
View the Interactive Report
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Budget Your Holiday Spending
Saving money, following a budget and spending wisely over the holiday season won’t turn you into a Grinch. Check out these tips to keep your finances jolly while still enjoying the excitement of gift-giving.
Get Tips for Saving
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Practice Mindfulness With Chill Drills
Holiday hubbub can lead to stress. Before you feel overwhelmed, take a moment to play a free meditation exercise on the Chill Drills app. Short audio drills, like "Releasing Stress," are great to do on your own or with family.
Find Your Holiday Chill

New! Economic Security Effort – Take Care of People
Ensuring the economic security of all is a priority. A new toolkit for leaders and service providers will help support service members by offering tools and resources for housing availability, food security and financial well-being.

Holiday Stress Tips for EFMP Families
For families with special needs, the change of routine or unfamiliar sounds, smells and visitors during the holidays can be disruptive. Put the fun back in your festivities and minimize stress with these six simple strategies to stay engaged and calm all season long.

Creating Virtual Holiday Traditions
There’s a lot that goes into planning for the holidays when your family is in the military. Celebrating while away from family may feel different, but creating new traditions with your service member can help you connect across the distance.

Reasons to Network as a MilSpouse
Did you know that networking leads to 70% of all jobs? With the new year approaching, set a goal to get out there. Learn about the benefits of networking and how to do it effectively as a MilSpouse so you can land your next job.

Move.mil Is Now on Military OneSource
Looking for information or resources for your next PCS? Whether you’re searching for contacts for your move or guides to get organized, you can find the tools you need from Move.mil – now accessible through MilitaryOneSource.mil.
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Mark Your Calendar
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Dec. 7, 2021
National Guard Birthday
Dec. 13, 2021
We send our best wishes for peace and joy during the holiday season.

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MilLife Tips
Military Families Learning Network Webinar
2021 Personal Finance Year in Review
Dec. 7, 11 a.m. EST
MilLife Learning
LinkedIn Premium: Access Training for Military Spouses
Blog Brigade
10 Ways to Handle Transitions in Military Life

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