Mid-Year Review: Verify Your GI Bill Benefits Transfer

July 16, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Continuing yesterday's Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits transfer post, today we'll talk about what steps you need to take even if you've already transferred your Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits.  There are two … [Read more...]

Mid-Year Review: GI Bill Benefits Transfer

July 15, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Who knew?  It looks like this mid-year review is turning into a whole series! Today and tomorrow, we're talking about Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits and the amazing Transfer of Education Benefits … [Read more...]

Saving on School Supplies

June 25, 2014 | Kate Horrell

It is coming - the great school supply sales.  Every July and August, major big box and office supply stores offer phenomenal deals on school supplies.  A little savvy shopping can save you a TON on … [Read more...]

The USO Is There For You!

June 14, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Half my family is in the middle of a going-home-to-see-family adventure.  Several things haven't gone quite as planned, and so I find myself unexpectedly in Newark, New Jersey, waiting for two of my … [Read more...]

You May Get A Student Loan Refund

May 16, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Service members with federal student loans may be eligible for refund of interest and fees if they were mistreated by Sallie Mae and its former subsidiary Navient Solutions. Under the … [Read more...]

Joint Services Transcript Translates Jobs and Schools

April 26, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Services Transcript (JST) service helps former service members translate their military jobs and schools into a language and format that is easier for employers … [Read more...]

Kate is Clueless: College Financial Aid

April 24, 2014 | Kate Horrell

With a sophomore in high school (and three more in the following four years), I am suddenly obsessed with the issue of college and how to pay for it.  It seems like the more research I do, the more … [Read more...]

Transferring The GI Bill To A Spouse

April 09, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Transferrability of benefits is one of the most amazing things about the Post 9/11 GI Bill.  If you are a long-time Paycheck Chronicles reader, you know that I believe that Congress will act to … [Read more...]

ThanksUSA Scholarship Apps Open

April 01, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The 2014 application period for the ThanksUSA scholarship program has opened. Applications are accepted from 1 April 2014 to 15 May 2014. Thanks USA scholarships are available to dependent children … [Read more...]

Student Loan Repayment Resources

March 05, 2014 | Kate Horrell

Student loans can be a blessing when you need them to pay for education, but they can be a burden when you are in repayment.  And, sometimes, it is hard to know the best way to deal with student … [Read more...]

Tillman Military Scholarships Applications

February 11, 2014 | Kate Horrell

The Pat Tillman Foundation Military Scholars program application period has opened and is accepting applications until 6 March 2014.  While only six years old, the Tillman Military Scholars Program … [Read more...]

Virginia Military Scholarships

January 14, 2014 | Kate Horrell

It is definitely the time of year for scholarships.  It feels like I can not open my email without finding another new scholarship, and that is great for those of you who are trying to figure out how … [Read more...]

Military Scholarship from VFW and Sport Clips

January 10, 2014 | Kate Horrell

I stumbled across a new-to-me military scholarship opportunity, and I love this one because it is specifically for active duty and veterans!  Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), with the generous support … [Read more...]

Commissary Scholarship Apps Opens

December 03, 2013 | Kate Horrell

The 2014 Scholarships for Military Children program is now open for applications.  This program, sponsored by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), awards at least one scholarship at each commissary … [Read more...]