We’re Hiring a Qualitative Data Analyst!


Please Note: This is a temporary contractor role, and we expect approximately 20 hours per week between November 2021 through February 2022. The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), a national nonprofit organization that serves military families, is seeking a part-time qualitative data analyst to code large data sets of textual information. This is a virtual…

We’re Hiring TWO Part-Time Local Outreach Coordinators: Fort Hood, Fort Bragg


Outreach Coordinator The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), is hiring an experienced outreach coordinator for each of the following locations:  Ft. Hood (Texas), and Ft. Bragg (North Carolina). This boots-on-the-ground role will be responsible for working with our community partners to coordinate food distributions benefitting military families facing food insecurity. Each programmatic effort is intentionally…

Thursday Three Is Here!


    Happy Thursday! Did you know that October is Financial Planning Month? This is a great time to think about your finances – before diving headfirst into holiday spending. Need a head start? We talk about everything from getting out of crisis mode to investing on the MFAN blog.   Our researchers, Drs. Michele Kimball and Jennifer Hurwitz,…

Back to School


      Ahhhh, the good old days. When we’d gleefully count down until the end of a school year with the lunch packing and the homework checking and the waking up of the cranky children who just want five more minutes of sleep. We’d let those same children sleep in late and enjoy lazy…

The two resources you need to find your dream job

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  You’re two months into quarantine and you’ve already binged your way through Netflix (and Hulu, and Amazon). You’re caught up on those books you’ve been meaning to read. You’ve baked loaves of sour dough and banana bread, redecorated, crafted, cleaned, and your dog…

COVID-19 School Closure Resources


Military Family Advisory Network is committed to supporting military families through whatever challenges life sends their way. In recent days, many military families find themselves dealing with extended school closures and social distancing in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. We have gathered a list of resources for you that will hopefully help ease the…

Military Online Financial Education Program Hits Major Unique User Milestone, Expands Smart Investing Capabilities to Match Growing Demand


Military Online Financial Education Program Hits Major Unique User Milestone, Expands Smart Investing Capabilities to Match Growing Demand   WASHINGTON — The Military Family Advisory Network’s (MFAN) MilCentsSM, an online social learning financial education program, reached a milestone of 11,087 unique program participants in 2018, a 33 percent increase from 2017. MilCents introduces military families…

Military Family Advisory Network, SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton Team Up to Support Military Spouse Entrepreneurs


Military Family Advisory Network, SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton Team Up to Support Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Twenty military spouses will participate in entrepreneurship training program in Washington, DC.   Washington, DC: The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton have teamed up to send 20 military spouses to the SEED…

College Is Within Reach


When our daughter, Bethany, was four-years-old, she came running in the house sobbing uncontrollably. I smoothed her blond curls and held her, “What’s wrong, Bunny?” “I don’t want to leave you and go to college!” Her chubby arms held my neck tight. “Um, well, Bunny, you don’t have to go to college any time soon!”…