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VetMentor
VetMentor is a group of successful veterans and civilians who are available to mentor you.
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Stand Out: Celebrating Military Diversity
AUGUST 13, 2016 AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE
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Looking for Veterans resources in Los Angeles County?
Veterans in Los Angeles County can now access resources by simply texting "Vet" to 52211! A joint project of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, 2...
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Finances
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Launch Identity Theft website

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information and Technology announced the launch of a new website (www.va.gov/identitytheft) that has identity theft resources for Veterans. Click here to read entire article.

For more information, please go to: www.va.gov//identitytheft



MyFreeTaxes

MyFreeTaxesVeterans and active duty military can join millions of their fellow Americans and save money at tax time. MyFreeTaxes provides free federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance both online and in person for qualified individuals and families earning $58,000 or less. MyFreeTaxes.com is the only free online tax preparation and filing service available in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., allowing users to file both a federal and state return no matter where they live. Learn more at myfreetaxes.com/ArmyOneSource.

These cities have an IRS certified tax coach onsite in a Veterans organization to assist Service members, Veterans and their Family members with preparing their own taxes through MyFreeTaxes.

  • Washington DC – VA Veterans Community Resource & Referral Center
  • Dallas, TX – Veterans Community Resource & Referral Center
  • Atlanta, GA – Ft. McPherson Veterans Community Resource & Referral Center
  • Nashville, TN - Operation Stand Down
  • Detroit, MI – VA Hospital & Veterans Community Resource & Referral Center
  • Jacksonville, FL – City of Jax Department of Military Affairs & Veterans Services
  • Chicago, IL – Workforce Centers promoting through Veterans staff
  • Los Angeles, CA – Workforce Centers promoting through Veterans staff






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Military Saves

Be a Military Saver

"I've got plenty of savings, and I never worry about money."

Help our military families and our nation say that and mean it. Join the Military Saves campaign today, and invite your entire organization to become a saving community. Visit www.militarysaves.org.

If you’re part of a military organization, ask your commander to commit to the campaign. It’s part of the DoD Financial Readiness Campaign, and is an official program authorized by the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp, National Guard, and Coast Guard are all partners in the campaign. It’s as simple as promoting saving – for emergencies, for purchases, for debt reduction, for home ownership, for education, for retirement – to the men and women in your organization, and to their families. Your defense credit union and military bank will help you by offering incentives and support for special events, and your Family Programs office can provide classes, workshop, counseling, and other financial literacy services that your people will want once they commit to building wealth.

If you’re a corporate representative or contractor, support the campaign within the military organizations you’re connected to, and bring the campaign to your company. Military Saves is part of the America Saves campaign, and we are committed to helping all organizations encourage saving among their employees, members and customers. Your human resources, marketing, and other executive staff will be interested in the simple system we suggest for campaign participation, and in the customizable resources available for your campaign partnership.

Go to www.militarysaves.org. today, and click on the “Resources” tab. If you have questions or want individual consultation, call or email us. Welcome to the campaign for a financially free America!



Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has information listed and resources available specifically for Service Members, Veterans and their Families. Resources include how to protect your finances and planning for your future.  

For more information, please go to: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/servicemembers/additionalresources/



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