The United States is currently experiencing its highest rate of unemployment since the Great Depression. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, at least 14.7% of Americans are without a job -- and it’s estimated closer to 20%. This is a far cry from the 50-year-low of 3.5% in February.
3 Things That Could Happen To the Military in a Recession
Economists have been predicting a recession long before the coronavirus struck. In August 2019, Business Insider reported that 70% of experts thought a recession would hit by the end of 2021.
Veterans: Here’s What You May Get From the New Relief Bill
On Tuesday, May 12, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced a new COVID-19 relief bill. The bill -- a startling 1,815 pages which can be read here -- expands on many provisions of the CARES Act passed in late March. The bill also includes several provisions for Veterans.
Why Do People in the Military Get Married So Young?
Military members are known for marrying and having kids a fair bit earlier than the average civilian adult. A study done by Jennifer Lundquist at two separate Army installations in Germany concluded that the average age of marrying was 22 years old.