Office of Economic Empowerment and Veterans' Bonus Division Announce Return of Money After Military
BOSTON — The State Treasurer's Office of Economic Empowerment (OEE) and the Veterans' Bonus Division have announced the return of the Money After Military webinar series. These free virtual webinars offer financial education to Veterans transitioning back to civilian life.
OEE and the Veterans' Bonus Division will host a "How to Start Investing" Money After Military webinar on Wednesday, November 10th at 12 p.m. Jonathan Harrington, a Certified Financial Planner at Milestone Financial Planning, LLC and a Veteran, will provide general information about how Veterans can get started investing and grow their portfolios. Brendan Sheehan, a Certified Financial Planner who has provided financial counseling for the military for a decade, will join to offer his insight into investing.
Attendees can register for the event by following this link.
"The Office of Economic Empowerment and the Veterans' Bonus Division offer critical resources and programs to support Massachusetts service members and their families," said State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg. "Money After Military is another example of our commitment in providing access to financial education and information that our veterans so deserve."
Livestreaming of the webinar will take place via Zoom and Facebook before being uploaded to YouTube. Viewers can engage with the hosts throughout the event by posing questions in the chat on either platform. The first Money After Military event, which provided advice for women Veterans looking to start a business, can be found here.
Disclaimer: Information in this webinar is intended to be general in nature. The Treasurer's Office doesn't officially endorse any opinions expressed by our presenters. Attendees should consult with their own financial advisor or planner for any specific investment decisions.
About the Office of Economic Empowerment
On the first day she took office, Treasurer Goldberg created the Office of Economic Empowerment (OEE) with the goal of increasing financial stability for everyone in Massachusetts. The office works to promote programs that serve women, families, high school students, Veterans, and seniors. Its initiatives focus on closing the race and gender wage gap, racial equity, increasing access to financial education, improving college affordability, and investing in STEM careers and education.
About the Veterans' Bonus Division
Through its program, the Veterans' Bonus Division serve Veterans of the Commonwealth and their families by providing financial assistance when eligible. The Veterans' Bonus Division distributes bonuses for eligible active duty, discharged, and deceased Massachusetts Veterans who served during various conflicts in single or multiple deployments.