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  • Fact sheet from the VA on disability compensation benefits, a benefit paid to a Veteran because of injuries or diseases that happened while on active duty, or were made worse by active military service.  Includes information on who is eligible, how much the VA pays and how to apply.

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  • Provides a handbook that helps Service Members who are wounded, ill or injured, as well as the family members who are taking care of them, navigate through the military and disability, evaluation, compensation and benefits programs that are designed to help them. This link opens a 64-page PDF document.

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  • Serves local, state and national organizations that want to help find and enroll seniors and younger adults with disabilities in need-based benefits programs.

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  • Provides free tax preparation and filing assistance, along with other asset building strategies to low-income persons with disabilities.

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  • Describes how IDAs can serve as a tool for banks and other financial institutions to encourage people with low incomes and families to save money and build assets to reach their financial goals. This link opens a PDF document.

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  • AFI events and webinars to help AFI grantees share information and ideas with other grantees about financial education best practices and learn about key features of the AFI2 system, an online project management tool offered free to all AFI grantees.

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  • The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum helps youth ages 12-20 learn the basics of handling their money and finances, including how to create positive relationships with financial institutions. Equipping young people in their formative years with the basics of financial education can give them the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to manage their finances once they enter the real world.

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  • Learn about financial management through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) program, an online learning tool that teaches the 10 modules of the Money Smart curriculum. Also available in Spanish.

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  • Information about IDAs, which are matched savings accounts that allow individuals with limited income and limited wealth to save money and build assets. An IDA can help you achieve your asset building goals to buy a home, pursue higher education and training, or start a small business. Find an IDA program near you.

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  • Describes how coordinating the use of IDAs and microenterprise development programs can increase the effectiveness of both approaches in helping people get small business loans and become entrepreneurs.

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