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2016 MFLN PF VLE Wrap Up

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen, Barbara O'Neill, J Michael Collins

How to Join the Webinar:This half hour session will conclude the 2016 Military Families Learning Network Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event (VLE). We are seeking VLE participants to share their own experiences during the previous three sessions and to share the findings...

VLE Session 3: Wealth Building with Saving, Investing & Windfalls

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Evaluation/CEU link: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6tkuZGXT4FNooyF This 90-minute webinar will be the 3rd event in the Virtual Learning Event (VLE) and focus on ways that ordinary people with average incomes can grow wealthy over time. The first section of the...

VLE Session 2: Positive Personality Traits of Financially Fit People

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen

Evaluation/CEU link: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d0aEDkKqPE2lJmR This 90-minute webinar is the second day of the Virtual Learning Event (VLE) and will focus on positive personality traits of financially fit people. The first section of the webinar will include an...

VLE Session 1: What is Financial Fitness & How is it Measured

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by J Michael Collins

This event will kick off the 2016 Military Families Learning Network Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event (VLE). Financial fitness is a goal for many people, but achieving fitness in terms of money management may require a combination of financial education, coaching, and...

Starting Over After Foreclosure: Exploring the Financial Needs of Families Post Foreclosure

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Erica Tobe, Brenda Long, Elizabeth Kiss

The Great Recession prompted increased job loss and housing instability. In support, local agencies offered foreclosure prevention assistance. However, after services, resources to assist families in their recovery after foreclosure became limited. Qualitative findings...

Credit Scores: What's New?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 90-minute webinar will present findings from Experian Public Education Director Rod Griffin and Dr. Barbara O'Neill. This webinar will cover the fundamentals of credit reporting and credit scoring and what you must do to get the credit you want and...

Life Insurance Basics for Military Families

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

To receive a certificate of completion, please complete the evaluation and post-test at: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3x8v39pgTpMA8w5 Specific topics that will be covered include basic insurance principles and terminology, who needs life...

Families and Inheritance: New and Proven Educational Resources & Strategies

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Marlene Stum, Elizabeth Kiss

This Webinar will engage participants in: *A brief overview of Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate? and key learnings from 20 years of programming history *An update on what’s known from a review of families and inheritance research *An introduction to a new Who Gets Grandma’s...

Identity Theft: How to Reduce Your Risk

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill and Carol Kando-Pineda, of the Federal Trade Commission, will present this 90-minute webinar on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. This 90-minute webinar will include two sections: a general overview of identity theft and discussion about...

Moving Cooperative Extension’s Financial Education and Evaluation Strategies Forward! A Call for Action

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 12:30 pm EST - Presented by Suzanne Bartholomae, Maria Pippidis, Elizabeth Kiss

The causal relationship between financial education, financial literacy, and financial outcomes has yet to be consistently and effectively demonstrated due to a lack of organized efforts around program design, delivery, and evaluation (Courchane & Zorn, 2005;...

Savings Strategies for Military Families

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 90-minute webinar will present 16 specific savings strategies for military families and will precede Military Saves Week (February 22-27, 2016). Other topics that will be covered include the financial fragility of many U.S. households, types of savings accounts,...

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...

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...

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...

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...