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Roadshow Round Up

Last month NMSN went on the road to bring our milspouse career and entrepreneurship program to people in San Antonio, Texas and Tacoma, Washington.  It was great to meet some of our members and followers in person, see some old friends and make some new friends. Anyone who’s been to an NMSN event knows that

Way to go, Starbucks!

Congratulations to Starbucks for reaching their goal of hiring 10,000 veterans and milspouses 2 years ahead of schedule! Their new goal is to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2025. In addition to their direct hires, they go around the country talking to other companies about the value of hiring veterans and military spouses

Not Just Another Milspouse Conference

Thank you to NMSN member, MJ Boice for sharing her biggest takeaways from the 2016 Military Spouse Career Summit…. When career professionals attend a professional development conference of any sort, we typically expect to see the usual suspects and activities. Networking events, resume workshops and key note speakers are the staples that we all come

Resources for Nonprofits

Those of you who attended our summit will remember the two fantastic presentations by Renette. In addition to providing the slides, she was gracious enough to compile this fantastic list of resources for you: RESOURCES FOR NONPROFITS Fundraising Foundationcenter.org The Foundation Center is the best resource for almost anything related to funding by foundations. The

Want a Lyft?

There are so many people flying in from out of town for the summit that we are so excited to announce that Lyft has signed on as our official rideshare partner for #NMSNsummit16! Not having to worry about where you’re going to park is going to make those rides around town so much easier. New riders

2016 Summit Agenda

We say the same thing every year and every year it’s true – this is shaping up to be the best summit yet. Friday Business Bootcamp Continental Breakfast (Provided) Validating Your Ideas/Business with Lean Canvas exercise Key Characteristics of Successful, Sustainable and Impactful Nonprofits Lunch (Provided) Strategies for Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Using Your B.R.A.I.N.

Enter to Win!

We’re so excited about this giveaway courtesy of our friends over at the Hilton in Springfield! If you’re joining us for the summit this October or just looking forward to a vacay in the DC area, make sure you enter. 10 different ways to enter and no purchase required. ENTER HERE.

Registration is LIVE!

Registration for the 2016 Military Spouse Career Summit is now live! Join your fellow career minded milspouses, entrepreneurs, fantastic sponsors like USAA, milspouse friendly employers and others working in the field for three great events. The summit kicks off with a Business Boot Camp for our milspouse entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. From there, we go

17 Tax Deductions for Freelancers

As the old adage goes, “Work smarter, not harder”. Before increasing your workload, make sure you’ve maximized your income by keeping track of your deductible expenses – to lower your taxes. Many freelancers like you know about common tax deductions like business travel and meals, but there are many other deductions,often overlooked, that can save