February 21, 2024


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Retired military benefit basics for caregivers Jan. 31-AgriLife Currently

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Support and OneOp will existing the webinar “Retirement Benefit Fundamentals: The DoD Survivor Reward Plan” on Jan. 31.

A portrait of Mark Overberg, retired US Army, wearing a dark suit with the US and a military flag behind him.
OneOp Retirement Gain Essentials speaker Mark Overberg, deputy director for retirement providers, U.S. Army. (Photograph presented by Mark Overberg)

The webinar, which will be from 10-11:30 a.m., is free but advance registration is needed at https://tx.ag/Jan31OneOp. Once registered, individuals will acquire an email with guidance and a conference url.

The webinar will get ready army caregivers with a even more knowing of the Department of Defense Survivor Profit Strategy, SBP, and the Reserve Part Survivor Advantage Approach, RCSPB.

“Planning ahead for the treatment of liked ones in the function of dying can be a complicated endeavor for retiring assistance customers and their people, but it is vital to realize readily available advantages in order to make knowledgeable decisions,” reported Rachel Brauner, AgriLife Extension armed service program expert, Bryan-College Station.

OneOp, previously the Military Family members Studying Network, is a virtual skilled enhancement system for suppliers who provide navy people.

Presenters and finding out aims

The webinar speakers are Patricia Cruz, SBP system supervisor, Army Survivor Benefits Prepare, U.S. Military and Mark Overberg, deputy director, Army Retirement Providers, Place of work of the Deputy Main of Condition, U.S. Military. They will cover the adhering to topics:

  • Description of the SBP and the RCSBP and how they are calculated.
  • Identification of variations concerning SBP and term everyday living insurance policy.
  • Evaluate of the outcomes on SBP when someone selects the lump sum choice in the Blended Retirement Method, BRS.
  • Discussion of the affect of the Uniformed Solutions Previous Spouse Security Act on SBP/RCSBP and the division of retired shell out.

Continuing education credit score

Brauner said the webinar has been accredited for 1.5 continuing training credits for the Association for Economical Counseling and Preparing Education and learning for Accredited Economic Counselors and the Center for Money Certifications for Accredited Personal Finance Counselors.

The software has been submitted for Case Supervisor Certification for acceptance to supply board accredited situation managers with 1.5 clock hours, she mentioned.

The Individual Advocate Certification Board has preapproved the method to offer continuing education credit score to Board Certified Client Advocates. The program has been authorised for a full of 1.5 continuing education contact several hours.

Certificates of attendance are available for providers intrigued in documenting their instruction actions.

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