Veteran Benefits in Connecticut

Posted in Uncategorized on February 8, 2017
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More than 207,000 veterans live in the Constitution State, and Connecticut has several established organizations and specialized benefits for veterans and their families. Connecticut has provided care for Veterans and their dependents for over 140 years. The first veterans home was founded in 1864, known as Fitch’s Home for Soldiers and Their Orphans, named after Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Colorado

Posted in Uncategorized on February 7, 2017
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More than 409,000 veterans call Colorado home, with approximately 170,000 of them over the age of 65. Service in the U.S. armed forces earns a veteran and his or her family a wide range of benefits, but knowing where to start can be a bit daunting. Here are some of the top veteran resources for Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Alaska

Posted in Uncategorized on February 6, 2017
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The state of Alaska has more veterans per capita than any other state, and one in three either military or a dependent. With a large community of veteran hunters and fishermen, plenty of peaceful, open spaces and natural beauty, comfort with firearms, and a pervasive spirit of independence and self-reliance, Alaska is a great fit Read More »

Veterans Benefits in Arkansas

Posted in Uncategorized on February 2, 2017
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With its abundant wildlife and park system, mountains, caves, rivers and hot springs, it’s no surprise that many veterans choose to call Arkansas home. Veterans and their families are eligible for a wide range of benefits and support, and also can connect to the network of Arkansas veterans through the help of local organizations. One Read More »

Veteran Benefits in California

Posted in Uncategorized on February 1, 2017
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California has long lead the nation in the largest number of veterans living within its borders, with more than 1.8 million former servicemen and women calling it home. A veteran’s honorable service has earned a long list of California veterans benefits and services, but finding and accessing these can at times be challenging. Happily, California’s Read More »

Veterans Benefits in Alabama

Posted in Uncategorized on January 31, 2017
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The state of Alabama has a long and proud history of serving the nation through military service and today, the state is home to more than 412,000 veterans, with 170,000 of these are age 65 and over. There are many benefits available to Alabama veterans, including state-of-art facilities and a full structure of support to help Read More »

VeteranAid.org Announces 2016 Veterans Benefits Scholarship Winners

Posted in Uncategorized on January 30, 2017
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Three college students were selected for their innovative proposals to improve the lives of senior veterans and the benefits offered to them. VeteranAid.org today announced the winners of their first annual scholarship program for American students enrolled in an accredited two-year college or four-year university program. Of the nearly 100 students who applied from 78 different schools nationwide, only Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Arizona

Posted in Uncategorized on January 26, 2017
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With more than 528,000 veterans living in Arizona, the state is home to more than 24% of the nation’s veteran population. Approximately half of these veterans are age 65 and older, and Arizona veterans can access numerous support programs for veterans, through both state and non-profit organizations. If you’re living in the Sonoran Desert, you’ll Read More »

Is There a Gender Gap in the U.S. Military?

Posted in Uncategorized on January 25, 2017
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In the United States, women and men theoretically face similar opportunities in their careers, with women able to serve in almost 100% of positions in the workforce. However, studies still show that women still face a substantial gender gap in salary, with women earning around 20% less than men doing the same job. And, while Read More »

5 Helpful Financial Tools for Military Members

Posted in Uncategorized on January 23, 2017
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Military members and their families experience a unique set of circumstances, including an often-limited budget, unforeseen expenses from moves, or emergencies while a member of the family is deployed. The good news is there are multiple resources to help servicemembers make the most of their current finances, avoid debt, and handle life’s unexpected challenges. Below Read More »

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