The Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series returns Feb. 16, focusing on student loan debt. The seminar will consist of two hour-long sessions at noon and 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (9 a.m. and Noon Pacific Standard Time).

Student debt can take away some of the joy of graduating from college. According to the Department of Education, 36.3 million Federal Student Loan recipients owe more than $1.3 trillion dollars.

“Veterans, like many other Americans, may have borrowed to help pay educational expenses,” said Wayshak Hill, VA’s program analyst for the Wellness Wednesday Financial Education program. “This seminar will cover repayment options and discuss payoff strategies.”

Register here, or email EIINITIATIVE.VBACO@va.gov for more information. Wellness Wednesday Financial Education seminars are offered free of charge to transitioning service members, Veterans, spouses, families and caregivers. The seminars are sponsored by VA and, in partnership, presented by Prudential Financial Services.

Previous seminars in the series have covered women and money, taxes, homebuying, managing employment change, paying for college, budgeting, emergency savings funds and tips for a healthy financial life. The seminars 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 nor officially sanctions Prudential or their products, nor has it performed due diligence concerning Prudential or their products.

By VAntage Point Contributor

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Published on Feb. 9, 2022

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  1. Larry Jones March 2, 2022 at 11:50 am

    Thanks for information.

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