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Will New GI Bill Help or Hurt Fight Against Iraq?

July 02, 2008 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Military aid, Top Stories 1 Comment →

On Monday, President Bush signed a $162 billion war spending bill into law. The new bill will increase educational benefits for service members who have served at least three years on active duty. Veterans will be eligible for up to 100% of their full tuition fees and will receive a monthly housing stipend, a tutoring allowance of up to $1200 and $1000 dollars per year for textbooks and supplies.

On the surface, this bill seems like a much needed improvement to the benefits our armed forces receive, but will the benefits really outweigh the costs to our country and our troops?



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Tips for Veterans Paying for College

May 26, 2008 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Military aid, Paying for College 1 Comment →

In honor of Memorial Day, we thought we’d honor those veterans who have selflessly fought for our country by giving them a few tips to pay for college. If you are a veteran, or a spouse or child of a veteran, there are several resources to help you partially or completely pay for your college education.