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V-WISE: Entrepreneurship Program for MilSpouses & Female Vets

V-WISE LogoInterested in starting your own business? The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers a program in entrepreneurship for military spouses and female veterans called V-WISE, Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship.

*In order to be eligible as a MilSpouse, you must be the spouse/partner of a Veteran Business Owner.

The program consists of 3 phases:

  1. 15-day online course
  2. 3-day conference — one is coming up in August in Seattle, with another scheduled for November in Denver
  3. Receipt of comprehensive small business resources

It costs $75 to register. To learn more visit the V-WISE website.

Portable Career Spotlight: Fitness Instructor

Looking for a career that you can take with you throughout that many moves Uncle Sam will send you and your family on? One possibility: group fitness instructor or personal trainer.

There’s a great post over at MoneySavingMom, Earn While You Burn: 5 Benefits of Being an Exercise Instructor, that lists some of the pros and some tips for getting started.

You’ll need to get certified, but if you’re eligible for a MyCAA Scholarship, you can get your certification paid for.

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