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Dec
11
GI Bill Dependents Denied

Veteran Dependents Still Being Denied GI Bill Benefits

GI Bill, News and Press

Roughly one year ago, two media outlets broke the news that a handful of veterans were being denied their right to share college benefits with their children after serving additional years in the military. Despite this new breaking last year, some veterans and their dependents say they are still being denied college benefits the Post […]

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Sep
02
For-Profit colleges once again allowed to receive GI Bill money 

For-Profit colleges once again allowed to receive GI Bill money 

GI Bill

Despite being notorious for defrauding students and targeting veterans, for-profit universities have once again been cleared to enroll veterans using GI Bill benefits to pay for their education by the Trump Administration. GI Bill benefits are critical for these schools because they help them qualify for a legal loophole called the “90-10 rule,” which caps […]

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Mar
01
Report: VA wasting billions on ineligible schools

Report: VA wasting billions on ineligible schools

GI Bill

The GI Bill is one of the nation’s best tools for helping military veterans to successfully transition from active duty to civilian life. Many have used the GI Bill to advance their education and greatly improve their lives and those of their family members. Sadly, a new federal report suggests billions of dollars are being […]

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Jan
25
Four Oft-Overlooked VA Benefits

Four Oft-Overlooked VA Benefits

GI Bill

Military veterans are familiar with the healthcare and education benefits provided by the VA. Yet, there are many other benefits that can be overlooked and could prove invaluable in helping veterans with the transition from active military into civilian life. The following are four oft-overlooked VA benefits that veterans could find highly useful. Long-term care […]

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Aug
29

Veteran Education

GI Bill

Jim Fausone Veteran Disability Lawyer As a Schoolcraft College Trustee, I receive the magazine Trustee Quarterly.   The following article from the Summer 2012 issue is from VA Secretary Shinseki’s speech to a College Trustee Convention this summer.  It’s worth reading this short passage: A Call To Action Community colleges can also serve as catalysts for […]

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Jul
05

Confusing Website

GI Bill

James G. Fausone Veteran Disability Attorney GIBill.com looked like an official government website intended to provide information to veterans about their GI Bill benefits.  But looks can be deceiving. The website was actually owned by QuinStreet Inc., an internet marketing and media company.  The Attorneys General of several states sued QuinStreet alleging violation of consumer […]

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Feb
12

Post-9/11 GI Bill

GI Bill, Veterans Law

We are beginning to see veterans raise questions about the transferability of post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.  This idea of transferability is one of the most requested benefit upgrades to DoD.  Be careful, veterans cannot transfer post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits.  The way the rules are interpreted only service members can transfer their GI Bill benefits.  […]

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