Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – November 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for November 2017 remained unchanged at 4.1% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for November 2017 increased from 2.7% to 4.0%.     Thanks to all of […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – October 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for October 2017 decreased from 4.2% to 4.1% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for October 2017 decreased from 3.0% to 2.7%.     Thanks to all […]

Department of Veterans Affairs

Forever GI Bill Update

As you know, the recent passage of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” enacts several changes to the GI Bill that will positively impact Veterans and their families. Some of the changes became effective the day the law was signed, some next fall, and some […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – September 2017 and 3rd Quarter 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  We have also included the 3rd quarter 2017 statistic report. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information. The national unemployment rate for September 2017 decreased from 4.4% to 4.2% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for September […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – August 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for August 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for August 2017 increased from 3.5% to 3.7%.   Thanks to all […]

GI Bill

Forever GI Bill

The President just signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” named after the American Legion national commander who wrote the original GI Bill language in 1944. This legislation contains 34 new provisions, the vast majority of which will enhance or expand education […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – July 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for July 2017 decreased slightly from 4.4% to 4.3% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for July 2017 decreased from 3.7% to 3.5%.   Thanks to all […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – June 2017 and 2nd Quarter 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  We have also included the 2nd quarter 2017 statistic report. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for June 2017 increased slightly from 4.3% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for […]

VA Open Data

VA is Using Data to Improve Veterans’ Lives

What is VA Open Data? The VA is working to make information resources easier to find, access and use, while protecting individual personal data. VA’s Open Data initiative strives to provide easy access to information that can fuel entrepreneurship, innovation and public policy research, such as: Patterns and comparative rates of health conditions for vulnerable […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – May 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for May 2017 decreased slightly from 4.4% to 4.3% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for May 2017 decreased from 3.7% to 3.4%.   Thanks to all […]

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BLS Data – April 2017

As with the first Friday of each month, the BLS employment statistics were released today.  Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your use and information.  The national unemployment rate for April 2017 decreased slightly from 4.5% to 4.4% and the Veteran unemployment numbers for April 2017 decreased from 3.9% to 3.7%.   Thanks to all […]