News & Career Advice

How Veterans Can Pay for College When the GI Bill Isn’t Enough

Ron Kness / Feb 23, 2018

We look at one way to help pay the difference when the GI Bill is not enough to pay what a school charges.

How to Use Two GI Bills to Make the Most of Your Benefit

Ron Kness / Feb 16, 2018

There are tips to keep in mind to make the most of your GI Bill. Here are some considerations for taking advantage of two or more GI Bills. 

Making the Most of Your GI Bill Education Benefits 

Ron Kness / Feb 9, 2018

If you are using the Post 9/11 GI Bill, there is a big difference in the amount the VA pays in tuition between going to a public school or a private one.

College Costs Not Covered by the Post 9/11 GI Bill

Ron Kness / Feb 2, 2018

Some college costs are not covered by the Post 9/11 GI Bill. They may not be on your radar screen unless you do some research first, so consider these costs as you plan your college budget.

How the Servicemember Civil Relief Act Works to Help Keep Military Members Financially Secure

Ron Kness / Jan 26, 2018

The Servicemember Civil Relief Act or SCRA is another tool to help service members achieve financial success. Responsible finances are critical for maintaining both a military career, and maintaining a security clearance.

How Bad Financial Decisions Affect Your Security Clearance

Ron Kness / Jan 19, 2018

Financial awareness is important for everyone, but particularly those in the national security and military community. That means poor financial decisions may cause you to lose your job, and your career.

Money and the Military: How to Create a Financial Plan

Ron Kness / Jan 12, 2018

To stretch your money and make it go as far as you can, you must do three things – great goals, make a plan, and save automatically.

Which Retirement System Pays Better – Legacy or the Blended Retirement System?

Ron Kness / Jan 5, 2018

We compare the benefit options between the legacy and Blended Retirement System – and see how you can maximize your benefits.