Military Wives Getting the Most out of the Service

May 06th | In: Military News, military spouse
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A challenge that military spouses face relates to career opportunities. Because military spouses travel frequently, moving from one duty station to another, when their husbands and wives serving in the military receives new orders, it can be challenging for them to get hired into permanent jobs that pay high wages. One way around this challenge [...]

Military Spouses Education Program to be Reviewed

Jan 18th | In: army, military spouse

Lawmakers have ordered defense officials to conduct an extensive review of military spouse education programs to determine their effectiveness, as well as how important they are to service members’ decisions to stay in the military. Under the legislation, Pentagon officials will assess the costs of providing education opportunities for military spouses as an incentive to [...]

Facts about MyCAA (Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts)

Aug 23rd | In: Military Benefits, Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
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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 [...]

Military Spouse Tuition Assistance Program Resumed!

Jul 26th | In: military spouse, Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
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It’s a such a great new for all military spouses –  The MYCAA program will be resumed on Oct. 25 2010. An education- tuition assistance program for military spouses that proved too popular for its own good will resume in a scaled-back form this fall. The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program, or MyCAA, provided [...]

Military Spouse Friendly Colleges and Schools

Apr 14th | In: military spouse
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As a military spouse, you may be eligible for education benefits through the following education resources: Scholarships, Grants, and Discounts Transferred Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits Tuition assistance and financial aid through service organizations A few important criteria to choose top military spouse friendly schools are whether they offer MyCAA, and online programs and college degree [...]

MyCAA Program Has Been Temporary Stopped Due to Its Budget Threshold

Feb 26th | In: Military Benefits, Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
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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. [...]

Good News for Spouses to Prepare Medical Career at No Cost!

Nov 13th | In: military career
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I came across medicalcodingcourses.com and found allied schools advertise the MyCAAprogram covers meidcal / health care career training programs they offer. Below are three main medical training courses, Medical Coding Courses Medical Billing Course Medical Transcription Course Massage Therapy Course Military Spouses: MyCAA Funds May Cover 100% of Your Career Training Tuition and Fees As [...]

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)

Oct 12th | In: military spouse

What is Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts? The Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $6,000 of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in Portable Career Fields. Who Is Eligible For Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts? Spouses of [...]