Strengthening the Economic Security of Military Families

Join Dave Julian, Senior Advisor, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy), to learn about the latest on the Department’s efforts to strengthen the economic security of military members and their families through the Department’s comprehensive efforts, to include spouse employment and childcare programs.

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Understanding Depreciation

Depreciation is a common business concept that is frequently misunderstood. Paul thoroughly breaks down the topic from the underlying concept to the most common way it impacts military and veteran families - residential real estate rentals.

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Next Steps: What Survivors of Veterans Need to Know

When a loved one dies, even if they have an estate plan, survivors will face many decisions, challenges and obstacles … all while going through the grieving process. Dealing with these tasks can be time-consuming and stressful for even the most well-prepared, financially savvy individuals; adding a maze of military and veterans benefits to the equation only complicates the process. This session reviews the benefits, both military and civilian, a survivor of a veteran may be eligible for and explains the steps needed to access them, along with outlining other actions required in the wake of a veteran’s death.

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Military Compensation Basics – A Look Behind The LES

Ever wonder what goes into basic pay rates, how housing allowances are set, or the difference between cost-of-living adjustment and cost-of-living allowance? Join Ms. Jeri Busch, Department of Defense’s Director of Military Compensation Policy, for a behind scenes look at military compensation. She will address major components of military compensation, their intended purpose, and how pay and allowance rates are set.

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Using Yellow Ribbon Benefits to Super-Charge the Post 9/11 GI Bill

Imagine being able to send a family member to one of the most expensive colleges in the United States - for free! The Post 9/11 GI Bill is an enormous benefit of military service. Combined with the Yellow Ribbon program, the GI Bill can pay even more. This can make even very expensive schools possible for military families. We'll start with YR program basics and examples of how it works. Then, we'll share tips to make the YR program work for your students. You'll leave smarter and ready to help clients make the best YR decisions.

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