Military Consumer Month

July is Military Consumer Month! “Whether you’re a new recruit, a servicemember PCS’ing with your family, or a soon-to-be veteran, the FTC wants to share some ways to steer clear of rip-offs and scammers.”
https://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/06/military-consumer-month-2022
==> More resources at: http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/military.htm#money

MILTAX: TAX SERVICES FOR THE MILITARY

This tax season, start with MilTax from Military OneSource and the Department of Defense. MilTax free tax services include tax prep and e-filing software and personalized support that address the realities of military life.
https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-legal/tax-resource-center/miltax-military-tax-services/
==> General tax resources: http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/useful/taxes.htm

Rutgers Division of Continuing Studies

Rutgers Division of Continuing Studies enriches lives by widening access to educational opportunities for learners ages 4-100+. The Rutgers Reading Program strengthens reading skills for both kids and adults. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University offers personal enrichment classes for those over 50. Visit https://lifelonglearning.rutgers.edu/ to explore a wide variety of professional development, degree completion, and personal enrichment opportunities at Rutgers.

Webfinder: Job Resources for Veterans

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Career OneStop: Veteran and Military Transition Center – ‘A  one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.’ Includes resources for military spouses. There is also a related site, My Next Move for Veterans (U.S. Department of Labor).

Leaving the Military – Transitioning resources and advice on Employment & Education, Separation & Retirement, and Guard & Reserves options (Military OneSource).

New Jersey Jobs: Veterans Services (NJ Career Services) – “Veterans receive first priority referral to all job and training opportunities in which they qualify. Staff specialists at local One-Stop Career Centers help veterans find suitable jobs and opportunities. At One-Stop Career Centers veterans can also enroll in free job search workshops, find help developing a …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!

Post 9/11 GI Bill FAQ

Are you a Veteran considering obtaining a degree or vocational training? In this article, you will learn how the Post-9/11 GI Bill can help with costs of tuition, housing, textbooks, school supplies, and occasionally relocation services if the recipient is from a rural area. Find out how the Post-9/11 GI Bill, managed by the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), can help you today: https://www.benefits.gov/news/article/428

COVID-19 resources for military families

MilitaryOneSource offers info, counseling, and more! See:

==> For additional military & veterans resources related to COVID-19, see

Links updated July 2022.