Tips For Taking Classes While in the Military

Being in the military is a full-time job, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. But that doesn’t mean you should let that get in the way of your dreams of achieving an education. Even deployments don’t have to stop your education because many schools offer online classes and many […]

Can You Get a Montgomery GI Bill Refund?

I signed up for the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) when I enlisted in the military. Like many military members and veterans, I haven’t had the chance to use all of my MGIB benefits yet. Part of the reason is because the military has a generous Tuition Assistance (TA) program. I completed a year of college […]

Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance

The Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance (FSSA) is a supplemental income program for military members designed to reduce or eliminate the need for servicemembers to use the Food Stamp Program. It was established in May of 2001 to supplement eligible military member’s Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS).  FSSA is a nontaxable allowance payable in addition to […]

Ohio Veterans Bonus Program

Ohio recently created a Veterans Bonus Program to thank Ohio Veterans who served during periods of conflict. Eligible veterans serving on active duty (except active duty for training) anywhere in the world during the specified dates may receive $50 a month up to a maximum bonus of $500. Eligible veterans who served in the Persian […]

Benefits of Consolidating Financial Accounts

Managing personal finance can be a difficult task, especially when trying to juggle multiple financial accounts. Just remembering the user name and password for multiple sites can be a chore, much less learning each site’s user interface, remembering where your assets are located, setting up a system to automate investment contributions bill pay, etc. There […]