“He has no idea where we are financially,” observed National Guard wife Stephanie. “I’m not asking him to take over the finances just be a part of the discussion.” Let’s face it, with the aggressive deployment schedule of Active Duty, Guard and Reserve components the military spouse becomes the ‘keeper of the checkbook.’
I took over the responsibility of the family finances during my husband’s first deployment. The original plan was Scott would take it over upon his return. Read more here.