Military Benefits Category

The Pentagon spent nearly $563 million on tuition assistance (TA) for its military professionals in 2011. According to the February 23, 2012 Martin Corps Times “Half of TA Money Goes to For Profit Schools” article nearly half that money went to for-profit postsecondary schools. Although the government has stated that it will look into how […]

TRICARE Health Care Program Benefits

Mar 05th | In: Military Benefits
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When anyone decides to become part of the US Military one of the most important benefits that he/she enjoys is that of comprehensive health coverage. The Department of Defense’s (DoD), TRICARE health care program offers several health benefits to active members of the military and their families as well as to retired service members and […]

Apply FAFSA online today before the deadline reaches!  There are federal and state deadlines and your colleges or schools may also have a deadline too!  Here, I will cover all about FAFSA program what you need to be qualified.

Dod Announced to New Approach to Military Family Support!  Following news is from Dod website,  What do you think of this whole new approach to military families? VA plans to roll out several new programs and cooperative efforts in the coming month. VA plans to develop and expand family caregiver support programs. HUD Department to […]

Military Spouse Graduate Scholarships

Oct 01st | In: Military Benefits
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Smart Scholarship – The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.  http://smart.asee.org/

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Quick Updates on MyCAA Account

Sep 17th | In: Military Benefits
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As you already know, MyCAA had been paused and would be resumed on Oct. 25, 2010.  The only problem with the new plan roll out will not offer $6,000 for education any more.   However, there is still chances to earn $6,000 before it ends. If you currently have an active MyCAA account, all approved […]

I’ve received lots of email asking about if there were any scholarships for college for military spouses.  In this post, I would like to explain about what scholarships military spouses could use for their college tuition and how to apply for them.

Facts about MyCAA (Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts) The MyCAA program began in November 2007 as a joint initiative between the Department of Defense and the Department of Labor and was initially available to spouses of junior enlisted members In 2009 the program was extended to include all spouses. Applicants were able to use up […]

Attention, husbands or wives of military personnel! There was an announcement about MyCAA that MyCAA program is temporarily halting operations. This pause will not affect approved Financial Assistance documents. Under the Military Spouse Career Advancement Account program, the husbands or wives of military personnel are eligible to receive up to $6,000 to pursue further education. […]

G.I. Bill Transferability

Dec 07th | In: Military Benefits
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Since its first conception, the G.I. Bill has undergone many changes. It has come to be a show piece for all military services and a major draw for enlistments across the board. The new GI Bill is no exception. With the policy changes there are many questions. With the newest GI Bill, the Post 9/11 […]