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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...

Caregiver Communication Skills: A Voice for Change

Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Rachel Brauner

Presenter: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D. Owner, MBP Consulting, LLC Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Extension Partnering with: Rachel Brauner Extension Associate Wounded Warrior Program Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service Caregivers...

Tech Tools to Support Military Deployment

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kendra Moyses, Molly Frendo

Technology can be a wonderful tool to support military families experiencing deployment but can easily feel overwhelming to less experienced individuals. Many families have access to tools that can help them better connect to their loved ones during deployment but may need...

Reflections of Military Life in Young Children's Activity

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Download the PowerPoint slides: http://bit.ly/T1USs2 The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce this addition to our Child Care and Military Families web conference series. In...

Developing Resiliency in Young Military Children: The Role of Early Learning Professionals

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Download the presentation slides: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/Resiliency%20Webinar_MFLN_10-2012.pdf The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce this presentation...

Social Networking: Resources for Military Family Programs

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kendra Moyses, Molly Frendo

Technology can be a wonderful tool to support military family programs, but keeping up with the latest trends and changes can be overwhelming. This one hour webinar will explore the following: • current trends in social networking use amongst adults and teens • tips and...

Basic Money Management

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Anita McKinney

This 90-minute web conference will cover: Seven steps to building a spending and saving plan that is likely to be followed. The use of a money management calendar will be highlighted as a tracking and planning tool. Money management styles will be discussed as well as key...

Stress in Young Children from Military Families

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Diane Bales

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Download the PowerPoint slides from the presentation: http://bit.ly/RXvob8 The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce this presentation of our Child Care and Military Families web...

Assessing the reliability of online information

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Judd, Kristen Mastel

Assessing the reliability of online information is a critical skill for anyone using the World Wide Web. While there is a vast amount of information available online, not all of it is reliable or factual. In this webinar we’ll discuss why judging the reliability of information...

Introduction to Social Networking

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Does social networking intimidate you? If so, this webinar is for you! We will review the basic principles of social networking, mainly using the widely popular website Facebook as a frame of reference. You will learn social networking language, use, how to utilize privacy...

The Thrift Savings Plan

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT

Paula Gradwell will present the topic of the Thrift Savings Plan for Personal Finance Managers working with military personnel. This 90-minute web conference will provide: An overview of the Thrift Saving Plan for members of the uniformed services, and information about...

Social Networking: Boundaries and Professionalism

Monday, July 9, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

Should you friend volunteers in your program? Is it acceptable for adult volunteers and youth to be connected via social network? Social networking (i.e. Facebook, MySpace, etc.) can be a tremendous resource. It can also be confusing for volunteers, program staff, and...

9 Important Skills for Talking About Money

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT

Dr. Victor Harris will present 9 Important $kills for Talking About Money on behalf of the Personal Finance Concentration of the Military Families Learning Network. Dr. John Gottman’s (1994; 1997; 1999) ground-breaking research has found that by teaching couples a minimal...