Back to School

Tips for Using the GI Bill

8 Tips for Using the GI Bill

8 Tips for Using the GI Bill® The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has offered some guidance on getting your GI Bill benefits in a timely fashion. If you are currently using your GI Bill benefits, then you may have already received an email from the VA outlining the following information. Here’s a quick breakdown… Read more »

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Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Give Back To Military Families This School Year

Operation Homefront Teams Up With Dollar Tree to Help Military Families For the 12th consecutive school year, Operation Homefront is teaming up with Dollar Tree – which has storefronts in 48 states and 5 Canadian provinces – to launch the annual “Back-to-School Brigade” program. The program is a nationwide school supply collection and distribution campaign… Read more »

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Back-to-School Shopping Tips

Back-to-School Shopping Tips The coronavirus has changed what shopping looks like, as well as what types of things are now on the shopping list. For this year, whether attending school in-person or virtually, there are some essential supplies that kids will need. To make sure you’re being efficient and not breaking the bank, we’ve compiled… Read more »

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Sending Your Child to College During Covid-19

Sending Your Child to College During Covid-19 The transition to campus life is a milestone military kids tend to excel at. Family separations and frequent moves have made them adaptable, mature, and resourceful. Spending four years on the same college campus without having to change schools is a prospect many find awesome. Suddenly they’ve found… Read more »

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Military Spouse’s Guide to Going Back to School

Going back to college can be the right choice for a lot of military spouses, but there is a lot of information out there and you can become a little overwhelmed. Here is a military spouse’s guide to going back to school to help you on your way. As a military spouse, you may have… Read more »

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Save With Back-To-School Tax-Free Weekends and AAFES

Back-To-School season is here. Depending on where you live or if you shop at AAFES, there are additional ways to save.  Timing your shopping to the Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekends are a great way to save even more money! States With Back-To-School Tax-Free Weekends During these tax-free weekends, you can shop for items such as clothing,… Read more »

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How To Prepare For Back To School As A New College Student

Summer doesn’t last forever and before you know it, classes will be starting up for the fall. You might be a young student, right out of high school or going back to school after your military career has ended. You might be a military spouse changing your career, or trying to complete that degree you… Read more »

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Best Back To School Discounts For Military Families

With back to school season approaching, parents are on the lookout for deals when getting ready for the new school year. Here is a list of some of the best back to school discounts for military families. >> For more great military and veteran discounts direct to your inbox, sign up for the Military and… Read more »

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9 Back-To-School Discounts For Military and Veteran Students

This has been the longest summer ever! With the 2020/2021 school year approaching, it’s probably time to start thinking about school supplies. Here is a list of 9 back-to-school discounts for military and veteran students. Some of these companies just have student discounts, and some have both military and student discounts. Please make sure to… Read more »

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Back To School: How To Decide

Should You Go Back to School?  How To Decide As a service member or a spouse, you might be at a place where you are thinking about if you should go back to school.  May you want to start or finish your degree. There can be many different reasons to do so and there are… Read more »

MyCAA Programs

10 Unexpected Careers Offered Through MyCAA

When you think of certifications for portable careers, technicians and clerical work come to mind. You’re not wrong — several of these programs are offered to military spouses through the MyCAA workforce initiative scholarship. But we’re here to tell you about some unexpected careers offered through MyCAA that you may not have considered. What is… Read more »