2 August 2010 Military Report

From the 2 August 2010 Military Report at Military.com, the following financial news:

Free SAT/ACT Prep Software – NFL and MLB players, and Sponsorship Alliance Partners have partnered with eKnowledge to donate over $32 million of FREE SAT and ACT College Test Preparation Products over the past 5 years. More…

GI Bill Video Series: Who Gets What? – The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides tuition and fees as well as cash payment for housing, books, and supplies. But are you eligible for everything? Figuring out what you’re supposed to get can be confusing. More…

New Career Opportunity for Young Vets – The Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training program is seeking to enroll 300 veterans ages 20-24 in a new one-year, all-expense paid project with the Employment and Training Administration’s Job Corps. More…

New Financial Education Website – The Department of Treasury, in partnership with 20 other federal agencies to include the Department of Defense, has launched the federal government’s primary financial education and resource referral website, Mymoney.gov. More…

TRICARE Overseas Program Updates – TRICARE beneficiaries living outside of the United States will soon begin receiving letters updating them on the TRICARE Overseas Program Contract that begins Sept. 1, 2010. More…

TRICARE for ‘Gray Area’ Retirees – TRICARE Retired Reserve, a new program being launched in the Fall, will allow certain “gray area” retired National Guard and Reserve personnel, who are not yet age 60, the opportunity to purchase TRICARE health coverage. More…

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Kate Horrell
Kate Horrell is a military financial coach, mom of four teens, and Navy spouse. She has a background in taxes and mortgage banking, and a trove of experience helping other military families with their money. Follow her on twitter @realKateHorrell.