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Sep 14

September 14, 2018

Empowering Independence: Your Life Your Way – 25Sep18

What: FREE session to assist in de-mystifying the myths and misconceptions of reverse mortgage, including downsizing tips What to consider when downsizing What is the process of downsizing Identifying the pitfalls of downsizing The ins and outs of reverse mortgages Learn about little-known and under-utilized senior financing programs When: Tuesday, September 25, 1:30pm-3:30pm Where: Discover Goodwill – 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 RSVP: Contact Kristin Amundson by September 24 at 719-635-0616 or kamundson@discovermygoodwill.org. Light refreshments will…

Posted in Community Event, Education, Finances, Housing

Sep 7

September 7, 2018

SECO offers events for Military Spouses in September

Ask the Expert Chat: Choosing a School or Changing Schools – What Should I Know? Military spouses are invited to connect with SECO Career Coaches during the “Ask the Expert Chat: Choosing a School or Changing Schools – What Should I Know?” presentations commencing on Wednesday, September 12th and continuing through Friday, September 14th. Career coaches will be available to address your education questions and help you find a school that’s right for you! Come and learn tips from the experts…

Posted in Education, Employment, Military OneSource

Sep 6

September 6, 2018

Resolving Anger – Military OneSource Webinar, Sep19

Military OneSource is pleased to offer interactive webinars about topics important to you. Join us online each month to watch a panel of licensed counselors discuss healthy relationships, managing finances, coping with change, thriving as a military family, and much more. No registration is required. Just use the link on the day of the event you want to attend, type in your first name or nickname, and join the webinar. Message us your questions and comments during the events, or…

Posted in Education, Military OneSource, Relationships, Resilience, Training

Sep 5

September 5, 2018

Prep Connect 360 Workshop

Looking for more information about how to bridge the gap between military and civilian careers? Prep Connect 360 builds on what you’ve learned in TAP/ACAP/Soldier for Life, and takes you to the next level. Best described as “Master’s level TAP” or “TAP on steroids”, PC360 is a week-long workshop that focuses on YOU. What do YOU want to do next? You’ll polish your 30 second introduction, get hands on interview practice with local employers, and learn how to network. The…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Sep 4

September 4, 2018

Paying for College: The Forever GI Bill and Repayment Options Webinar – 25Sep18

The Military Family Learning Network is eager to present its most-requested webinar topic this month: student loans. This webinar, Paying for College: The Forever GI Bill and Repayment Options will be presented on Tuesday, September 25 at 9am. This webinar, presented by the Veteran’s Benefits Administration and Dr. Carrie Johnson of North Dakota State University, will be discussing the newly expanded benefits of the redesigned GI Bill and repayment options for traditional student loans.

Posted in Education, Training

Aug 24

August 24, 2018

H&R Block Scholarships for Military Spouses

MSEP employer, H&R Block, has released their 2018 video announcement to highlight their scholarships to allow military spouses to take the free Income Tax Course. The scholarship covers the cost of books and printed course materials. Tuition for the Income Tax Course is free. H&R Block will award full scholarships to spouses of active duty, reserve, wounded warrior, and retired military personnel. Interested candidates are encouraged to review the attached documents for additional information, including the access link for the…

Posted in Education, Employment, Military Appreciation, Military OneSource, Scholarships

Jul 27

July 27, 2018

DoD Changes Post-9/11 GI Bill Transfer Requirements

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: – Must Be Eligible to Serve Four Years. Service members must be eligible to be retained for four years from the date of their election to transfer benefits and not be precluded from serving for four more years prior to approval of their election by policy or statute. – Force Shaping Definition Expanded.  The definition of “force shaping” is expanded to expressly include officers involuntarily separated as a result of being twice passed over for promotion, and enlisted…

Posted in Education

Jul 10

July 10, 2018

SECO Events in July for Military Spouses

Visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil/Portal/Home/EventDetails for more information 1.   Ask the Expert Chat: Thinking about Graduate School? Explore Your Options. Military spouses are invited to connect with SECO Career Coaches during the ‘Thinking about Graduate School? Explore Your Options’ presentations commencing on Wednesday, July 11th and continuing through Friday, July 13th, 2018. Career Coaches will answer all your education questions and give feedback directly related to you and your graduate school search. Learn tips from the experts to help you succeed and network with other military spouses….

Posted in Education, Employment, Scholarships, Training

Jul 6

July 6, 2018

MFLN Offers Webinars in July

July 10 – Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military July 17 – Military Consumer Protection July 18 – Opportunities & Possibilities: Postraumatic Growth in Research and Practice (Part 1) For more information on these July webinars, other upcoming webinars & archived webinars, visit https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/about/. Post Traumatic Growth  The July 18 webinar on Post Traumatic Growth may be of special interest as Dr.  Tedeschi will discuss the theoretical model and research basis of posttraumatic growth, the process by…

Posted in Education, Health, Relationships, Resilience

Jul 3

July 3, 2018

Back to School Bash! 28Jul18

Guard Families with children ages 5-10 are invited to join us for a Back to School Bash on Saturday, July 28 at 10am at the Denver Armory. FREE school supplies, FREE backpacks, FUN activities, and EDUCATIONAL discussions are available. Join the discussion and find resources to meet your family’s needs at this fun event. Register by Monday, July 16 to reserve your spot: www.surveymonkey.com/r/BacktoSchoolBashDenver2018. **Please note that this event is intended for those living north of Castle Rock. If you…

Posted in Child and Youth, Education, Family Assistance, Fun!, Military Appreciation, Parenting