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Thrift Savings Plan Review

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 11:00 am EST

Evaluation/post-test link for CEUs: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d6XVIoQZtIUd8sBStewart Kaplan of the Thrift Savings Plan Training Office will provide an update on the current status of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDA) and the updated rules and...

Twitter Chat - Financial Planning for Military Caregivers

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:00 am EST

Join the MFLN Military Caregiving and Personal Finance concentration areas as we host a 30-minute Twitter Chat on financial planning for military caregivers. You can follow the conversation using the following hashtag: #MFLNchatQuestion and answers will be provided during the...

Financial Planning for Military Caregivers

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Worries about finances may be a source of great stress for caregivers and their families. For military family caregivers, finances may have a big impact on their ability to manage day-to-day and, eventually, retire. As the holidays approach we begin to take an especially...

Returning Warriors: Using Outdoor Recreation for Restoration & Resilience

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Keith Tidball

This is a free professional development webinar presented by MFLN Family TransitionsNOTE: ** an 8 minute video to watch before the presentation on December 8th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEVDtjdGSHI ** a great piece to view in regards to the work...

Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Enriching Social Emotional Literacy

Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

CEU's for this event are no longer available. However, we appreciate your feedback via the EVALUATION available at this link: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_dhZ6O4HV0Y3K2Yl The focus of the...

2015 Personal Finance Year in Review

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 90-minute webinar will discuss “hot button” personal finance issues in 2015 that will continue to be of interest to consumers and financial practitioners in 2016. Some key topics include increasing rates of personal data hacking and tax refund identity theft, changes in...

Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Creating Supportive and Inclusive Environments

Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

CEU's for this event are no longer available. However, we appreciate your feedback via the EVALUATION available at this link: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4OuhHq7ulgat11H The focus of this 1.5 hour webinar will be on the importance of creating supportive and...

Student Loans: What Financial Practitioners Need to Know

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill, Carrie Johnson

This 90-minute webinar will focus on providing financial practitioners with tools and resources to aid clients in selecting student loans. The webinar speakers will discuss research findings related to student loan research and student loan/financial aid education best...

Relating! Caring and Culture

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Centered around a theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating the work environment, this FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Part 2 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will focus on ...

Slack - tackling communication for your team

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Judd, Rich Phelps

Slack is an online tool that facilitates communication, document sharing, archiving, and more within a team. Because communications aren't hidden across multiple peoples inboxes, information is easily searched, shared, and discovered across the entire team. Everyone can stay...

Military Family Financial Transitions: Handling Changes in Income, Benefits, & Money Management

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Military service members and their families encounter numerous transitions throughout their military careers, including entering active duty, deployments, transferring from one duty station to another, leaving active duty to enter the reserve component or making the transition...

Online tools for collaboration between staff and volunteers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Judd, Karen Jeannette

How does a team of Extension staff and volunteers, scattered around the country, work together to create a social media training site for Master Gardeners? That was a challenge compounded by timezone, bandwidth, platform, and technical differences.In this webinar, Steve Judd...

Estate Planning Basics & Advanced Directives

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

To view the location of the webinar, please register in the box to the right.Dr. Barbara O'Neill and Attorney Mary Benzinger will present this 90-minute webinar on estate planning on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network's Personal Finance Concentration Area. Topics...

Going to College: A Guide to Transition Planning for Those with Disabilities

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Certificate of Completion: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cPbVerY8EphcpTf In the 21st century, receiving appropriate postsecondary education is key to successful employment and decent quality of life. This webinar provides an overview of the transition from...

Empowering Those We Help: Building Trust and Credibility

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

This training will provide an overview of strategies for military helping professionals in serving as effective resources for families. The focus will be on how military service professionals can facilitate effective problem solving and other activities with families...