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Returning to School for Service Members and Veterans

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It’s a big transition financially to go from the military to civilian life. You’re now responsible for paying for things that you didn’t have to worry about before — like food, shelter, and clothing. Adding expenses from school and reducing your income to allow time for studying may make balancing your budget even harder. We’ve gathered together some resources to help you make the most of your military education benefits and keep your financial house in order.

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Financial Resources for Veterans Returning to School

Financial Resources for Veterans Returning to School

Here are some valuable resources that can help veterans with TBI with the financial aspects of transitioning from military to student life.

Managing Your Money After a Brain Injury

Managing Your Money After a Brain Injury

Managing money is complicated, especially for people with a brain injury who may have trouble remembering what they spent or creating a budget. Adam shares some tips from online banking to keeping a spending journal.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

Using your GI Bill benefits successfully means more than just filling out a few forms. Make informed decisions with this useful information.

The Post-9/11 GI Bill at a Glance

The Post-9/11 GI Bill at a Glance

The post-9/11 GI Bill in a nutshell — who qualifies and what the benefits are.

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Ten Ways to Make College More Friendly to Veterans

Ten Ways to Make College More Friendly to Veterans

Karen Gross, who served as a senior policy advisor to the US Department of Education in Washington, DC, writes about the opportunities and challenges facing returning veterans when

Back to School: Guide to Academic Success After Traumatic Brain Injury

Back to School: Guide to Academic Success After Traumatic Brain Injury

For service members and veterans with ongoing symptoms from a traumatic brain injury, going back to school can come with its own set of challenges. This guide will help.

Using Funds from Disability Compensation and the GI Bill for Going Back to School

Using Funds from Disability Compensation and the GI Bill for Going Back to School

Receiving service-related disability compensation does not interfere with the funds veterans receive from the GI Bill, explains Adam.

Resources for Veterans: Back to School

Resources for Veterans: Back to School

Resources for veterans going to college — from getting started to money matters.

Six Ways to Maximize Your Education Benefits

Six Ways to Maximize Your Education Benefits

The 1944 GI Bill transformed not only the lives of veterans but the fabric of our nation. Today’s Post-9/11 GI Bill continues that legacy with some changes.

Planning for Your Future

Planning for Your Future

There’s never going to be a perfect time to start saving. The important thing is to start, and you don’t need lots of cash to do so.

 


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