VA Disability Compensation vs. Pension

Posted in Uncategorized on June 14, 2017
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  For disabled U.S. veterans facing unemployment due to their injuries, or needing assistance with the costs of daily living, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers two monthly, tax-free benefits that can help lift the financial burden. Compensation and pension are two helpful, but very different, ways a disabled veteran and his or Read More »

Veterans Benefits by State

Posted in Uncategorized on June 13, 2017
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While the federal veterans benefits are more widely known, the local benefits can vary greatly depending on the state. Some state benefits may include support groups, local VA facilities, discounts, and education benefits. As far as the quality and quantity of the benefits they provide, some states are ranked more highly for state veterans benefits while others Read More »

Veterans Benefits in New Jersey

Posted in Uncategorized on June 12, 2017
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More than 413,000 veterans and their dependents call the state of New Jersey home, and their honorable service has earned them a long list of benefits. Veterans at times may need assistance accessing these benefits or connecting with the organizations whose goal is to assist veterans. A great place to start is the state’s veteran Read More »

How the VA Can Help you Buy a House

Posted in Uncategorized on June 7, 2017
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A 20 percent down payment on a house of any price is painful for most homebuyers. While alternatives can always be pursued, it is difficult to compete with the benefits of a VA loan, which does not require a down payment at all. “This historic, government-backed loan product is arguably the most advantageous mortgage on the market, Read More »

Veterans Benefits in Louisiana

Posted in Uncategorized on June 6, 2017
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For the more than 320,000 veterans living in Louisiana, as well as their families, their service and sacrifices has entitled them to numerous support services and benefits. Knowing how and where to access these resources, however, can be a bit daunting. A great place to start is the Louisiana Veterans Affairs Department (LVDA), an office Read More »

Veterans Benefits in Montana

Posted in Uncategorized on June 1, 2017
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Montana is the United States’ fourth-largest state geographically and has one of the largest per capita veteran populations. For veterans and active duty members living here, there is a wide range of benefits their service has earned. Finding quality health care is always a primary concern for veterans and their families, and the VA Montana Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Minnesota

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2017
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Almost 400,000 U.S. armed forces veterans live in the Land of 10,000 lakes, and Minnesota veterans and their families are eligible for a long list of benefits as a result of their honorable service to their country. If you are just learning about the benefits you or a loved one may be eligible to receive, Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions About CHAMPVA Insurance

Posted in Uncategorized on May 10, 2017
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The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries. Because of it’s similar naming with TRICARE’s previous name, it can be a bit confusing as to who is Read More »

Veterans Benefits in New Hampshire

Posted in Uncategorized on May 8, 2017
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According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the state of New Hampshire is home to more than 111,000 veterans, with almost half being over the age of 65. The state offers numerous benefits for these veterans and their families, and the State Office of Veterans Services is an excellent starting point to learning more Read More »

Honor Flights Offer Veterans One More Tour With Honor

Posted in Uncategorized on May 3, 2017
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For most World War II veterans, the idea of visiting the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a lovely but seemingly unattainable dream. The memorial, which opened in 2004, honors the 16 million members of the U.S. Armed Forces who served in the conflict, including the more than 400,000 who died. For a senior Read More »