Programs That Can Help Veterans Afford a Car Transitioning back to civilian life is often a hard process. You may need to find a place to live, a place to work and struggle to adjust to a new routine. One thing that would make your life easier was if you had a reliable form of […]
VA direct and VA-backed Veterans home loans can help Veterans, service members, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners (and build, improve, or refinance a home).
It’s no surprise that dogs can soothe us when we feel troubled. But research shows bonding with dogs has positive benefits even on a biological level. Dogs elevate levels of the hormone oxytocin in our bodies, which promotes feelings of trust and well being. Oxytocin also heightens the ability to interpret facial expressions, helps one […]
Reflections on the Value of Being Military Friendly Contributed by Alan Rohlfing What does the term “military friendly” even mean? It wasn’t really a thing in the 80s. Not in the 90s, either. I seem to recall that it all started 10 or 15 years ago, this effort by organizations to be known as […]
What Veterans and their Spouses Need to Know about Life Insurance Submitted by Veronica Baxter Before separating from military service, there are some decisions you need to make regarding the financial future of your family. An individual life insurance policy may figure into those plans. Government-sponsored Ways to Protect Your Family Financially Military Pension Prior […]
Chapter 35 Benefits – The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) Program Contributed by Alan Rohlfing The Department of Veterans Affairs has plenty of great programs in place for Veterans and their families, and most of us have at least been briefed on these benefits or received a press release in the mail. That […]