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Hi, and welcome to the Weekly Digest! Each Monday, we will send out a breakdown of what is happening that week, let you know about upcoming webinars, highlight a blog post that might be of interest, and spotlight a recent webinar still offering continuing education credits.

Coming Soon:

August 16 – Thrift Savings Plan Updates for 2022

Equip yourself with comprehensive knowledge of the latest Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) changes! This FREE webinar ensures that military counselors and financial educators are able to answer general questions from TSP participants and gain a collection of resources to provide clients with further information. 

Continuing Education Credits Available:

  • The Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE) for Accredited Financial Counselors (AFC)
  • The Center for Financial Certifications (FinCert) for Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC)

Mark Your Calendar:

August 24 – Special Needs Trusts & ABLE Accounts

September 13 – Retirement Benefit Basics for Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve Components

September 14 – Ensuring Smooth EI Transitions

September 20 – Suicide Prevention and Working with Military Families

Latest Blog Post:

5 Tips for Culturally-Sustaining Practices for Virtual Visits

Learn about principles and practices that can be useful any time you’re doing home visits or partnering with families. Here are five tips that can be universally applied to appreciate and help the family sustain the richness of their own culture in the context of coaching and family engagement.

Webinar Spotlight:

Social Security & Disability 101

Watch this webinar to better understand the basics of the SSDI and SSI programs and application process. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides critical financial help to aged, blind, and disabled people who have limited income and resources. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays disability benefits to you and certain family members who meet our definition of disability if you worked long enough — and recently enough — under Social Security.