Understanding Survivor and Dependent Education Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on June 2, 2016
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When you lose a serviceman in the line of duty, many aspects of your life may take a back seat. Finances need to be reassessed and quality of life reviewed. Sadly, as a result of the income loss, many families must curb their spending to keep the family afloat. Often, education spending is one of Read More »

The Best Memorial Day 2016 Shopping Deals

Posted in Uncategorized on May 27, 2016
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Most Americans, especially veterans, will spend time this Memorial Day weekend remembering those who have selflessly given their lives while defending freedom around the globe. Whether it is decorating a grave of a fallen soldier or participating in the National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m. local time, it’s important to keep perspective on the Read More »

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids the Real Meaning of Memorial Day

Posted in Uncategorized on May 27, 2016
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School’s out (or almost out), the weather is warming up, the pools are opening. Memorial Day seems to unofficially announce the start of summer, and with so many fun activities, it’s natural that kids get caught up in the excitement of the holiday. So how do you go bout introducing the real meaning of this Read More »

The Real Origin of Memorial Day

Posted in Uncategorized on May 26, 2016
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While most Americans appreciate the day off from work and the expected barbecues and summer festivities associated with Memorial Day, for many others it is a very serious day of remembrance and reflection. Other patriotic holidays – like the Fourth of July or Armed Forces Day – celebrate all members of the military, and with Read More »

Top 10 VeteranAid Blog Posts of 2015

Posted in Uncategorized on May 25, 2016
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It's hard to believe that the year is almost halfway over. The VeteranAid blog started in October of last year. Here are the top 10 most popular blog posts from 2015: 7 Outstanding Professional Athletes that Served in the Military The connection between excelling in the military and in the sports arena are obvious. Hard work, dedication, Read More »

7 Easy and Delicious Patriotic Desserts

Posted in Uncategorized on May 24, 2016
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Patriotic holidays are the perfect time to gather friends and family to celebrate our nation, our veterans, and our active duty service members. You’re sure to want something special for a dessert for your party, but don’t want to break the bank or spend hours on overly complicated treats. We’ve gathered 7 of the best Read More »

Armed Forces Day and Easy Ways to Celebrate

Posted in Uncategorized on May 20, 2016
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In 1949, the Department of Defense was officially established, renaming the “National Military Establishment” that had two years prior combined the Army, Navy, and Air Force into a single department. All three branches began reporting to the new, single Secretary of Defense, withdrawing individual cabinet-level representation and unifying the structure of the Armed Forces. In Read More »

Important Tax Deductions for Assisted Living

Posted in Uncategorized on May 19, 2016
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As your parents or other senior loved ones age, you are most likely playing a role in their care. And while some prepared seniors may have the funds to cover their care costs, many will end up needing financial assistance from family members. The good news is that some of these expenses may actually be Read More »

Cover Letter for the Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit Application

Posted in Uncategorized on May 17, 2016
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A cover letter for the veterans Aid and Attendance benefit, while not required with the full Aid and Attendance application, is recommended in order to keep documents organized and clearly state to the VA what it is you are seeking. - award of the A&A pension benefit. The cover letter example shown below was shared Read More »

Legal Guardianship and VA Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2016
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If you are a caregiver for a veteran, you are most likely navigating a complicated world of rules, guidelines, and benefits. Not only are you establishing a new relationship with your loved one as his or her caregiver, you’re also creating a new daily routine, familiarizing yourself with a long list of prescriptions, and getting Read More »

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