Browsing Archive May, 2015
How to Become a Spy Without Leaving the Corporate World
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How to Become a Spy Without Leaving the Corporate World

Everyone wants to be James Bond — using logic, charisma, and fancy gadgets to overcome terrorists and crime syndicates around the world — but the life of a spy isn’t nearly as glamorous as the movies make it. Spies must be nameless and faceless, able to blend into diverse situations without suspicion. More often than ...

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Making The Transition:  Federal Civil Service
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Making The Transition: Federal Civil Service

This post is brought to you by John, a fellow submarine veteran who used his military skills to make a successful transition to a similar career in the federal civil service.   (If you're interested in contributing at The-Military-Guide.com, please see our posting guidelines.  John noticed my submarine commentary ...

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Why All Nurses Should Consider the Military First
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Why All Nurses Should Consider the Military First

Modern nurses are independent, adept, and highly educated health care providers who can accurately diagnose, treat, and otherwise provide care for a wide range of medical issues. There are a few places where nurses remain highly revered medical professionals, and one of the most prestigious is the United States Armed ...

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How Do You Survive A Stock Market Crash?
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How Do You Survive A Stock Market Crash?

A reader writes: "Hi Nords, I have some fears about a market crash that would derail early retirement. If I retire now in my late 40s, it would be near impossible to get my job back in my line of work. It's almost easier to retire even earlier... Because then one would not be too old to re-enter the workplace. ...

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Being Smart About Investing In Education
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Being Smart About Investing In Education

Educational choices can be as complex and as important as investment choices however they are often not treated with the same attention to detail. Education is an investment whether or not a student is personally paying for the cost of tuition. A student is investing their time in addition to the cost of tuition. ...

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7 High-Earning Jobs Perfect for Post-Military Vets
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7 High-Earning Jobs Perfect for Post-Military Vets

The military produces highly proficient, highly educated, and overall high quality professionals, which is why so many diverse fields clamor for military veterans finished with service. With the world at their feet, vets can put their skills and knowledge to the test in some of the best careers in America. Of course, ...

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