1. New Resource: Blended Retirement System Calculator
    Confused about whether you should stay with the legacy military retirement system, or switch to the new blended retirement system? Check out this calculator which helps you compare the two. Please note the calculator is intended to be used in conjunction with the mandatory BRS Opt-In Course. You can also check out these cheat sheets to help.
  2. Check out the Marine for Life “Ask the Expert” Facebook Q&A
    On August 31, 1300 EST, the Marine for Life Network will be hosting an “Ask the Expert” Q&A on Facebook Live. Viewers can learn about the Leadership Scholar Program from subject matter experts. Check out the Marine for Life Facebook page in order to tune in!
  3. This Checklist will Make School Registration a Breeze
    Sometimes registering your child at a new school can be daunting, especially with all those documents. Use this checklist to make things a little easier.
  4. What’s New with the Military Lending Act
    The 2016 Military Lending Act was established to help protect Marines and their families from fraud and predatory lending practices. Check out the updates going into effect this year. 
  5. Check out the MCX Labor Day Sale
    Still looking for back to school items? Gearing up for a fall vacation or redecorating your house? Check out the MCX Labor Day sale, running August 23–Sept 4. Shoppers can find deep discounts on clearance items: an additional 40% off items like apparel and jewelry, and an additional 10% of items such as electronics and appliances. To see everything you can save on, check out your local MCX.