Category: Benefits

09 September

Getting approved for a VA home loan can be a lengthy, confusing, and frustrating process. When you’re in the midst of it, it can feel like you’re a show dog, being forced to jump through hoops. It’s so challenging, in fact, that many Americans give up on their dreams of owning a home and assume that they […]

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29 April

Condos can be a great fit for military buyers, especially for those frequently on the go. You can absolutely look to use your hard-earned VA home loan benefits to purchase a condo. But there are some things you need to know in advan Condo approval is key Unlike single-family homes, condo units must be in […]

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29 April

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, or SCRA, provides financial and legal protection for active-duty service members, including National Guard and reserve members, and their families. Because details of the SCRA are complicated, service members and their families are encouraged to contact the nearest legal assistance office if they need help meeting their financial obligations. Learn […]

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29 March

Buying Process In most cases, you need to follow these steps to get a VA home loan. Eligibility Requirements for VA Home Loans Find a real estate professional to work with. Perhaps a friend has someone to recommend. Or you could look under “Real Estate” in your yellow pages or on the web. Find a […]

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21 February

You’ve made the decision. Now it’s time to make the most of it. There’s a list of tasks to accomplish, and most of them come with a due date:  DO get your plans in place. Think about your post-military goals and the income you’ll need. Start researching how your military experience could translate to a civilian […]

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16 November

You served. Now let the Department of Veterans Affairs serve you by helping you live life to the fullest. The VA offers a wide range of services, including home-loan guaranties, education benefits, medical care and survivor pensions. Some benefits target specific veteran groups, such as disabled veterans. Many VA benefits and services are available to […]

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24 September

A college degree may lead to better job opportunities and better pay. In fact, earning a bachelor’s or graduate degree increases one’s average hourly wage compared to those with only a high school diploma, according to a Rand Corp. survey. However, going back to school for military spouses is a sizeable time commitment and an […]

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24 September

You served. Now let the Department of Veterans Affairs serve you by helping you live life to the fullest. The VA offers a wide range of services, including home-loan guaranties, education benefits, medical care and survivor pensions. Some benefits target specific veteran groups, such as disabled veterans. Many VA benefits and services are available to […]

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28 August

Thinking about college? You already have the discipline it takes to pursue higher education. From big universities to small colleges, you have plenty of options and each has something unique to offer. Here’s how to compare your college options and find the right institution for your education goals. Things to consider about college Look beyond […]

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28 August

Marine Corps Education Programs The Marine Corps Lifelong Learning Programs provides policies, procedures and funding for education programs & components on Marine Corps bases & installations. Below is a breakdown of a variety of programs and benefits that are designed to further the education of personnel enlisted in the US Marine Corps. Marines can be […]

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