The Power of Compounding Interest in Your Thrift Savings Plan

Ron Kness / Dec 15, 2017

Currently, 81% of servicemembers leave with no retirement benefit. Under the Blended Retirement System, service members can take advantage of a Thrift Savings Plan and the power of compounding interest.

Commercial Pilot Careers for Veterans

Ron Kness / Dec 8, 2017

Under a new initiative from the Department of Transportation, called Forces to Flyers, forty veterans who want to be pilots can get free flight training under the three-year program.

Proposed Change to the Post 9/11 GI Bill Transferability Rules

Ron Kness / Dec 1, 2017

Under a proposed change, children would be precluded from receiving an initial transfer of benefits and therefore could not receive a reallocation of benefits after the service member retires.

The Federal Work Study Program and Veterans

Ron Kness / Nov 24, 2017

One type of financial aid that is typically underused is the Federal Work Study (FWS) program.  

Education Grants for Veterans

Ron Kness / Nov 20, 2017

Scholarships aren’t the only form of financial assistance available. In this article, we want to shift the focus slightly and talk about grants.

Scholarships Available for Non-Veterans

Ron Kness / Nov 10, 2017

There are a number of unique scholarships available to veterans. But veterans shouldn’t overlook scholarships that can be used by anyone.

Scholarships for Service Members and Veterans

Ron Kness / Nov 3, 2017

There are literally hundreds of scholarships available to veterans; many go unfilled each year due to a lack of applicants.

State-Sponsored Financial Aid for Military Benefits

Ron Kness / Oct 27, 2017

Most states provide some form of education financial aid to their military members – past and present.