Sessions Tagged With 'military families personal finance'

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Using Twitter, Games and Videos in Personal Finance

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Unlike other MFLN Personal Finance webinars that discuss subject matter content (e.g., credit, investing, and life insurance), this webinar will describe three interactive technology-based outreach methods to deliver financial information to military families: Twitter,...

Secrets of Smart Car Buying

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Elaine Courtney, Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter and Elaine Courtney will present Secrets of Smart Car Buying, focusing on issues with financing, making a smart purchase and information on the lending process in this 90-minute presentation on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. Supporting...

Life Insurance: What PFMP Staff and Military Families Need to Know

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dr. Barbara O'Neill

Given the hazards of military service, especially deployment to a combat zone, life insurance is an important financial risk reduction tool for many military families. Yet, studies have found that life insurance is not well understood by consumers in general. Many people do...

How Are You Doing? A Financial Check-Up

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dr. Barbara O'Neill

Just in time to develop some 2014 New Year's resolutions, this webinar will discuss twenty ways that people can assess their financial progress and identify areas of their financial life that need improvement. Topics covered include financial quizzes, financial goal-setting,...

Behavioral Economics

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Dr. Lois Vitt will present this 90 minute session on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. The web conference, “Ferryboat Captains and the Case for Behavioral Strategies in Teaching Financial Decision-Making,” will give conference participants tools that can help...

Estate Planning for Military Families - Part 2

Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen

Attorney Mary Benzinger with the Pentagon Army and Air Force Legal Assistance Office will present this detailed session on the nuances of estate planning for military families. This is part 2 in a 2 part session. View Part 1 here: https://learn.extension.org/events/1141 The...

Living on the Financial Edge

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

For the past five years, Americans have experienced a “perfect storm” of slow economic growth, wage and benefit losses, a sluggish housing market, and high unemployment rates. Tough economic times can result in individuals and families living on the financial edge. Topics...

Credit Basics & Debt Repayment Strategies

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter, Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Michael Gutter and Dr. Barbara O'Neill will discuss debt basics and advanced strategies on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network in this 90 minute session. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of topics related to credit and debt management....

Paying for Educational Expenses and the GI Bill - Part 2

Monday, June 17, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Leland Drew Hill, Director of Veterans Affairs - Worldwide with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will present a 90-minute webinar on resources, information and explanation about Post 9/11 GI Bill education benefits eligibility, transferability, and payments. In addition,...

Paying for Post-Secondary Education Expenses- Part 1

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Dr. Barbara O'Neill

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...

Financial Ratio and SWOT Analysis

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

This 90-minute web conference will cover: Building skills and confidence to help service members to access timely, accurate, and trustworthy information about assessing their financial position and making strategic cash flow decisions. This presentation is part 2 in a 2 part...

Financial Statements and Record-Keeping

Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter

Building skills and confidence to help service members to access timely, accurate, and trustworthy information about creating financial statements and record-keeping. This presentation is part 1 in a 2 part series. The “Financial Ratios and SWOT Analysis” will be presented...

Investing For Your Future 2: Mutual Funds and Tax-Deferred Investments

Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 90-minute web conference will cover: a discussion of the characteristics and types of mutual funds; mutual fund fees and other screening factors; characteristics of annuities and exchange-traded funds (EFTs); a review of sources of investment information; a discussion of...

Investing For Your Future 1: Basic Concepts and Investment Products

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 90-minute web conference will cover: a discussion on finding ways to discover money to invest; an explanation of how to calculate net worth; review of compound interest using “The Rule of 72;” discussion of the risk-reward relationship and risk tolerance; an explanation...

Financial Frauds & Scams

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 11:30 am EST - Presented by Martie Gillen

This 90-minute web conference will provide participants with an overview of financial frauds and scams including the many disguises. Conference attendees will learn about fraud statistics including trends and patterns, types of financial frauds, fraud protection measures...