The next event in the Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series covers Social Security benefits information for Veterans and their families. The class will consist of two hour-long sessions on Wednesday, April 20 at noon and 3 p.m. EST (9 a.m. and noon PST).

“Your Social Security Benefits” will cover:

  • The basics of Social Security and how to enroll.
  • Retirement income needs.
  • Strategies to maximize your Social Security income.

Register here or email EIINITIATIVE.VBACO@va.gov for more information.

“These seminars offer great information at no cost to Veterans,” said Shak Hill, VA’s program analyst for the Wellness Wednesday Financial Education program. “The sessions also afford participants the opportunity to ask financial counselors their questions.”

Wellness Wednesday Financial Education classes are offered at no cost to transitioning service members, Veterans, spouses, families and caregivers.

Previous classes in the series have covered topics such as paying off student debt, women and money, taxes, homebuying, managing employment change, paying for college, budgeting, emergency savings funds, and tips for a healthy financial life. The classes have earned consistently high marks from participants.

Participants also have access to the Financial Wellness Center, a digital portal focused on learning, with more than 100 short educational articles and interactive tools that include financial self-assessment, budgeting, and student loan assistance and counseling.

In addition to the Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series, please check out VA’s many financial resources that can help you and your family manage, secure and protect your financial health and well-being.

For more information, please contact pathwaysmilitary@prudential.com, or call 1-844-592-8993.

These links are provided only for informational purposes. VA neither endorses or officially sanctions Prudential or their products, nor has it performed due diligence concerning Prudential or its products.

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Published on Apr. 13, 2022

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