Tag: aid and attendance

The Veterans Cafe Podcast Interview
Entertainment, Veterans News

The Veterans Cafe Podcast Interview

VeteranAid.org was delighted to have the opportunity to have an interview on The Veterans Cafe Podcast. Wes and Tracy are the founders of The Veterans Cafe and we connected with them shortly after publishing this blog post about the best veterans’ podcasts. Wes and Tracy are both U.S. veterans. Debbie Burak had a wonderful time…

What are considered assets?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ
FAQ

What are considered assets?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

In order to qualify financially for the veteran’s Aid and Attendance pension benefit, a veteran or surviving spouse (or the both of them) need to have assets less than roughly $80,000 to their name(s). Note that the $80,000 figure is a rough estimate and there can be instances when this value is higher. Because there…

How does the Fiduciary Process work?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ
FAQ

How does the Fiduciary Process work?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

Question: How does the fiduciary process work for the Aid and Attendance veterans benefit? First and foremost, the Fiduciary and applicant (the veteran and/or veteran’s spouse) do not start the Fiduciary process until the VA has ruled the applicant needs to appoint a Fiduciary to manage the Aid and Attendance application. Even if the veteran is…

American Veteran Aid Business: Don’t fall into this Scam
Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News

American Veteran Aid Business: Don’t fall into this Scam

Have you heard of “pension poachers” trying to take advantage of our nation’s veterans? This news segment that aired about VeteranAid.org explains a bit more about them: (http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/consumer/on-your-side/2015/11/11/veterans-claim-they-paid-hundreds-to-get-free-benefit/75594220/).  Veterans and their families are being taken advantage of by companies like financial planners and elder law attorneys trying to illegally charge veterans.   VeteranAid.org stands by…

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