A Twitter chat is like a meeting on Twitter; it has a specific discussion topic and a scheduled start time. Using the hashtag #MilCents at the end of each tweet, MFAN will ask questions to a group of financial experts.
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The Senate Armed Services Committee got an earful from military families who are forced to live in unhealthy conditions.Read more
Severe mold, asbestos and electrical hazards are among the dangers in private military housing for thousands of service members' families, according to a new survey conducted by the Military Family Advisory Network.Read more
Military families described living in decrepit, dangerous and inescapable homes at a Wednesday hearing, where lawmakers expressed shock over the allegations of slum-like conditions of privately managed housing. The Military Family Advisory Network conducted a survey of families after a 2018 Reuters investigation sparked congressional inquiries.Read more
The Military and Family Advisory Network ran an online survey that received 16,000 responses from military families across the country, finding that 56 percent of those surveyed found living conditions in base housing was "negative" or "very negative."Read more
The Military Family Advisory Network’s (MFAN) MilCents, an online social learning financial education program, reached a milestone of 11,087 unique program participants in 2018, a 33 percent increase from 2017.Read more