Personal education is one of the most important investments you can make for yourself or your family. The next session of the Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series is August 18, and it’s dedicated to strategies for college funding. If you’re wondering about paying for college, don’t miss the info below.

Topics covered in the seminar include:

  • Strategies to save for college
  • Ways to fund higher education
  • Pros and cons of college savings options

This is a free, live class that offers you the opportunity to ask financial questions of qualified financial counselors.

There are three sessions available: 1-2 p.m. ET (10-11 a.m. PT), 4-5 p.m. ET (1-2 p.m. PT), and 7-8 ET (4-5 p.m. PT)

You can register here, or email for more information about the paying for college seminar.

Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday seminars are offered free of charge to transitioning service members, Veterans and their families. The seminars are sponsored by VA in partnership with Prudential Financial Services.

Previous seminars in the Wellness Wednesday series have covered budgeting, emergency savings funds and tips for a healthy financial life. Participants consistently give the sessions high reviews.

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 a financial self-assessment, budgeting and student loan assistance and counseling.

For more information, please contact, or 1-844-592-8993.

This link is provided only for informational purposes. VA neither endorses nor officially sanctions the products, nor Prudential, nor has it performed due diligence concerning such products or institution.

*This post was updated on 8/9/21 to reflect updated information.

By Veterans Benefits Administration

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Published on Aug. 6, 2021

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  1. Valentina James September 3, 2021 at 1:16 am

    I have also the same question.
    How do I activate my VA education benefits for a doctoral/Ph.D. program at Curtin University, Perth, Australia?

  2. Eric Hall August 24, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    I cannot activate my VA educational benefits. It is hard for a honest USN veteran to get help when he/she is barred from their proper affiliation with the VA. Isn’t that part of why we swore in. I am 57 now and graduated college. I am always carrying shame.

  3. Emilio Tony Mendenilla August 11, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    Is there a fund to help our siblings to college tuitions? my disability is only 50% from Vietnam era.

  4. Donald M Winant August 11, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    Aug 11, 2021

    How do I activate my VA education benefits for a doctoral/Ph.D. program at Curtin University, Perth, Australia?

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