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Resources for Addressing Food Access for Military Families

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About This Webinar: Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life. Food insecurity is one way we can measure and assess the risk of hunger. In the United States currently, 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger. This webinar discusses the resources available through… Continue Reading Resources for Addressing Food Access for Military Families

2020 Personal Finance Year in Review

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About This Webinar: The COVID-19 pandemic and record unemployment have defined 2020 as a year of a global financial crisis. Dr. Barbara O’Neill delivers this annual review of personal finances in the sobering light of our current economic climate. This webinar details the events that have impacted personal finances this year and the legislation and… Continue Reading 2020 Personal Finance Year in Review

Ethical Considerations During Challenging Times

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About This Webinar: Calls to action for social justice, COVID-19, and political distress have strained American families. Financial practitioners may be encountering new situations that require ethical guidance. In this webinar, Dr. Michael Gutter discusses circumstances related to current events that require ethical guidance.  This webinar provides practical guidance on the application of ethical values… Continue Reading Ethical Considerations During Challenging Times

Financial Preparedness is Disaster Preparedness

About this Webinar: Financial preparedness is an important part of disaster readiness. When disasters occur, an emergency savings fund can be one of the primary resources to handle natural disasters and jumpstart recovery. In this webinar, we discuss specific actions that individuals and families can take to become financially prepared for any emergency or disaster… Continue Reading Financial Preparedness is Disaster Preparedness

2021 Tax Updates

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About This Webinar: This event covers recent tax changes that impact your client's finances. Specifically, this webinar addresses the tax implications of stimulus checks, unemployment, the increase to standard deductions, changes to key provisions for popular tax credits, contribution limits and income thresholds for retirement accounts like IRAs and 401(k)s,  increases in other tax-favored accounts… Continue Reading 2021 Tax Updates

Federal Student Aid

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About This Webinar: This event covers the process of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), student loan forbearance, and public service loan forgiveness. Changes in financial circumstances over the past year may impact a family's eligibility to receive federal student aid for a college-bound student. Borrowers currently repaying student loans may be… Continue Reading Federal Student Aid

Your Money, Your Clearance

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About This Webinar: A history of financial problems is a common reason to deny or revoke a service member’s security clearance. This webinar will provide an overview of the Continuous Evaluation process (CE) and the Department of Defense (DoD) Consolidated Adjudications Facility's (CAF) adjudicative process. This webinar will provide details on how CE contributes to… Continue Reading Your Money, Your Clearance

Helping Military Consumers Avoid Scams and Navigate Finances

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About This Webinar: Military consumers are still being targeted for COVID and other imposter scams. This webinar will equip participants with the skills to identify these types of scams and warn clients of red flags. Additionally, this webinar will address the process for reporting fraud and consumer complaints through the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The… Continue Reading Helping Military Consumers Avoid Scams and Navigate Finances

Financial Planning for Transition: Train-the-Trainer

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About This Webinar: The transition from military to civilian life can be challenging in many of ways, especially financially. In this webinar, the Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness and the Military to Civilian Transition Office will conduct a train-the-trainer session on using the department’s Financial Planning for Transition curriculum. Presenters will introduce participants… Continue Reading Financial Planning for Transition: Train-the-Trainer

Cryptocurrency: How It Works, Current Research, and Avoiding Scams

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About This Webinar: Bringing together cutting-edge research from Ledger and up-to-date information from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, this webinar will provide participants with a foundational understanding of cryptocurrency. Dr. Chris Wilmer will be training on what cryptocurrency is, how it works, and current research trends, while Mr. Dan Rutherford will be introducing cryptocurrency-related scams… Continue Reading Cryptocurrency: How It Works, Current Research, and Avoiding Scams

The Psychology of Money: Understanding Service Members’ Financial Decisions

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About This Webinar: Recognition of the impact of psychology on financial decisions is ever increasing, as is evidenced by the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board's recent decision to include components of psychology in the updated CFP® examination. This webinar will focus on behavioral finance and the impact of psychology on clients' financial decisions, with an… Continue Reading The Psychology of Money: Understanding Service Members’ Financial Decisions

2021 Personal Finance Year in Review

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About This Webinar: This seventh annual MFLN Personal Finance Year in Review webinar will describe legislation and events that have impacted military personal finances during 2021 and trends that will continue to impact finances in the years ahead. This webinar also includes results of noteworthy personal finance research studies that were published in 2021, military-specific… Continue Reading 2021 Personal Finance Year in Review