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Fur Babies Are Part Of The Military Family Too: Here’s How To Protect Them

September 28, 2020

When we think of what makes our military family special, our pets are right up there! They have a way of making our homes complete, from one duty station to the next. They are with us through thick and thin, as our families grow, through numerous moves, and have gotten us through separations from our service members during training and deployments.

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It Turns Out, Deployment Was Good Practice for 2020

September 28, 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that you can never predict what life’s going to throw at you. Military spouses might have been a little less phased by this crazy year since they’re used to change, risk, and uncertainty.

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Why Military Families Who Rent Should Have Renter Insurance

September 2, 2020

While your landlord or a property management company may be responsible for those things - big and little - that pop up when you live someplace, you need to protect your own possessions and property, as well.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Milspouse-Owned Business from Murphy’s Law

September 2, 2020

It affects your best-laid plans, sneaks up on you when you least expect it, and most military spouses have already experienced this “anything that can go wrong, will” phenomenon.

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Stress Free Ways To PCS With Pets

August 3, 2020

PCS season can be stressful, no matter where you’re moving. Those inevitable challenges always arise - and that’s just if we’re talking about humans! That’s right, military moves can be challenging for our furry friends, which is one reason AFI offers pet health insurance.

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Change Your PCS and Travel Game with AFI’s Motorhome Insurance

August 3, 2020

Unusual times call for creative solutions, and we are thrilled to offer you one you may not have considered yet. It's the freedom and flexibility of a motorhome or travel trailer.

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Turn Your PCS "Hurry Up and Wait" into a Staycation

July 6, 2020

There's a reason that "hurry up and wait," is such a commonly used phrase among military families. How do you get through it, especially when you're dealing with the stress of a PCS?

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How To Have A Successful PCS During The Pandemic

July 6, 2020

This year is a little trickier than usual, however. As if upending your life for weeks-to-months at a time wasn’t stressful enough, now there’s the added peskiness of a pandemic and nationwide lockdown. Let’s unpack (ha!) some of this PCS season’s challenges, and corresponding potential strategies.

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Fun, Safe Social Distancing Ideas for Summer

June 5, 2020

When it comes to a sense of community with those around you, nothing beats the real thing. However, the military and veteran community is pretty experienced when it comes to creative ways to show up for each other in difficult times. In that spirit, here are some ideas for fun social distancing during the summer months.

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Stationed in the Path of a Hurricane? Check Out These Tips from Armed Forces Insurance.

June 5, 2020

Hurricanes bring many things, but panic doesn’t have to be one of them. You’ll want to prepare for high winds, debris, power loss, falling objects, flood, damages to your personal property, school cancelations, potential evacuation, and -- most importantly -- the safety and security of your family.

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