Dr. Barbara O'Neill will present options for paying for college on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. This presentation is part 1 in a 2 part series. This webinar will help viewers increase their knowledge about the costs and benefits of post-secondary education and how to pay for it. Specific topics that will be covered include: the benefits of post-secondary education, the increasing cost of college, college planning worksheets and online calculators, student loans and loan payoff options, available college savings plans, tax laws relating to college saving and expenses, sources of funding for post-secondary education, and eXtension FAQs relating to educational benefits for service members and their families. A primary focus of this webinar will be online resources that financial education professionals can share with their clients and students. In Part 2 of this webinar series, the specifics of military educational benefit plans will be discussed on June 17, find out more here: https://learn.extension.org/events/1033
To connect to this webinar, which is hosted by DoD, you must install security certificates if you are not on a military installation. Instructions for can be found: http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/files/2012/06/DoCCertificate.pdf
No registration is required.
Selected research articles and online resources have been identified to enhance this web conference for participants. These readings are located: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/Paying%20for%20College%201%20Backgrounder.pdf
View the slides from this presentation here: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/PayingforPostEducationSlides.pdf or view in Slideshare here: http://www.slideshare.net/BarbaraONeill/paying-for-post-secondary-education-expensespart-1
We will also be streaming this webinar live at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln
Dr. O'Neill created a list of answers to questions asked during this session. View them here: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/QandA.pdf
Created by Molly Herndon