Life Insurance for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on September 27, 2016
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It is never fun to talk about life insurance. But, for veterans with families it is a very important topic. Life insurance provides financial support to family members should anything happen while a soldier is actively serving. Most active duty understand their automatic Service Group Life Insurance plan benefits (SGLI). However, once military service ends Read More »

Veteran Resource Spotlight: Houston

Posted in Uncategorized on September 21, 2016
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As a veteran, your military service has earned you a wide range of benefits and support. However, sorting through the list and accessing the resources in your area can be a daunting task. We’ve done some of the legwork by sorting and gathering some of the top resources and contacts for veterans. Today’s city spotlight Read More »

VA Benefits that Post-9/11 Caregivers Shouldn’t Miss

Posted in Uncategorized on September 19, 2016
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When a veteran is suffering the effects of a serious injury – whether physical or psychological – he or she is often depending on the help of a family caregiver to live daily life. And while this family member is acting through a sense of love and loyalty, caregiving can be a challenging and tiring Read More »

Veteran Resource Spotlight: Chicago

Posted in Uncategorized on September 15, 2016
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While the list of benefits and services available to America’s veterans is quite long, trying to locate and sort through the resources can be daunting. In fact, many U.S. veterans may not even be aware of the long list of benefits their military service has earned them, such as the Aid and Attendance benefit which Read More »

VA Automobile Allowance for Injured Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on September 13, 2016
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A service-related injury impacts a person’s entire life, from how he or she completes daily activities to how they get around town and to doctor appointments. These effects can last for years after the injury, and can drain a person’s bank account, making it difficult to afford basic needs, including transportation. The servicemember or veteran Read More »

Money Waiting: Little-Known VA Benefit Helps Pay for Caregiving

Posted in Uncategorized on August 18, 2016
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Veterans and surviving spouses of veterans may be missing out on a little-known but extremely helpful benefit from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aimed at offering an “improved pension.” Known as the Aid and Attendance (A&A) Improved Pension, this benefit is specifically designed to financially assist veterans or surviving spouses who need help with Read More »

Homes for Heroes Offers Big Savings to U.S. Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on August 9, 2016
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Veterans often receive thanks for their service from strangers, grateful citizens who wish there was some way to show their appreciation to military members who sacrifice so much. But when a veteran could really use assistance – like the moment they are purchasing a home or if they fall on difficult financial times trying to Read More »

The HUD-VASH Program: Helping Homeless Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on August 8, 2016
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War can have a traumatic effect on those that serve our country. Emotional and physical battle scars can render veterans unable to maintain their jobs, their family lives, and sometimes even daily tasks. Sadly, many veterans also lose their homes as a result of their post-service wounds and instability. To help veterans in need, many Read More »

‘My Life, My Story’ Helps VA Patients Share More with Their Physicians

Posted in Uncategorized on August 1, 2016
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Recent studies show that the majority of U.S. physicians spend only 15-20 minutes with each patient, with some spending as little as 9 minutes with each. In a world where doctors feel rushed to see as many patients as possible, and are inundated with charts, vitals, and lists of symptoms, they work to make the Read More »

Using Insurance to Pay for Long-term Healthcare

Posted in Uncategorized on June 22, 2016
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Veterans, just like many other Americans, may feel apprehension thinking about how they will pay for health care as they age, especially if they were to get seriously ill or need assistance performing activities of daily living (ADLs).  Once you have retired, you must seriously consider your cost of living, and how it may be Read More »