Education

Student loan forgiveness

Temporary Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness for Military Members

If you served in the military and took out a student loan, you may be able to take advantage of a limited-time opportunity to get Public Service Loan Forgiveness from the United States Department of Education. Until the end of October 2022, if you have a federal student loan and qualify for the program as… Read more »

Montgomery GI Bill

Montgomery GI Bill COLA Increases for FY 2023

Those using the Montgomery GI Bill can expect to see an increase in monthly GI Bill payments starting in October 2022. Fiscal 2023 GI Bill payments are increasing by nearly three percent from last year thanks to the annual Cost-Of-Living Adjustment or COLA. Those using the Post 9/11 GI Bill have already received their COLA…. Read more »

Education Benefits for Disabled Veterans

Disabled veterans have many options when it comes to VA benefits. When it comes to education benefits for disabled veterans, there are options from the Department of Veterans Affairs but there may also be options offered at the state level. If you have never explored your state government’s official site, you could be missing out… Read more »

Military Families Back-to-School

Military Families Guide to Back-to-School

Guide for Going Back-to-School for Military Families School is back in session, what benefits can help a military family start the new year off right? The summer flew by, and now it is time to start thinking about a new school year. Whether you are a military member or spouse going back to school yourself,… Read more »

Military Tuition Assistance

Military Tuition Assistance (TA)

Why should you consider using a military Tuition Assistance (TA) program instead of your GI Bill benefits? TA is offered to those who are on active duty and it’s generally thought of as a “replacement” GI Bill of sorts that helps you save your actual GI Bill for later. Should you save those GI Bill… Read more »

Veteran Education Benefits Guide

The Department of Veterans Affairs offers military education benefits are for active duty, veterans, spouses, and dependents. But these benefits may vary, depending on your circumstances. If you have retired or separated from military service you have options that may not be open to other applicants, or you may have benefits that active-duty servicemembers also… Read more »

Yellow Ribbon program

The Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program is a partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs and participating schools. It helps qualifying veterans and dependents who must pay higher out-of-state tuition, or higher private school, overseas school, or graduate tuition and fees. This program is offered to those who are eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Not… Read more »

Am I Eligible for VA Education Benefits?

Do you know whether you are eligible for VA education benefits like the GI Bill? That is not the only VA education program you may qualify for as an active duty, Guard/Reserve member, spouse, or dependent.