Benefits

Health Plans – Financial Plans – They Go Together

This Sunday, November 1st, starts Open Enrollment season for most health insurance plans. This year open enrollment is a big deal because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) personal fines for not having proper health insurance coverage [...]

Plan Early, Plan Often, Sleep Better

“Have a plan.” It is a basic tenant of the military career. We create action plans, ceremony plans, deployment plans, but have we ever made a personal financial plan for our families to follow if we [...]

VA Home Loans – What You Should Know Before You Sign

The VA Home Loan is a significant benefit for active duty service members and veterans. Those who qualify to use a VA home loan can avoid making large down payments and paying monthly Private Mortgage Insurance [...]

VA E-Benefits – A Financial Management Tool

The Veterans Administration (VA) has a large and important task – to care for our nation’s brave men and women. In 2014, the veteran population totaled 21,619,731, according to the Congressional Research Service1, and 9,111,955 are [...]

VA E-Benefits – A Financial Management Tool

The Veterans Administration (VA) has a large and important task – to care for our nation’s brave men and women. In 2014, the veteran population totaled 21,619,731, according to the Congressional Research Service1, and 9,111,955 are [...]

Some Truths about VA Home Loan

The 2008 mortgage crisis is behind us and mortgage companies are back in full swing and looking for new home buyers. Along with the current uptick in mortgage lending, we’re seeing an increase in VA Home [...]

TRICARE Plans – A Conversation Worth Having

It is a severe understatement to suggest that TRICARE is simply a “health plan.” TRICARE is a comprehensive health care provider that combines the military medical system with a nexus of civilian health care suppliers to [...]

G.I. Bill – Benefits and Choices

For most who entered the service, the GI bill was a benefit that sealed the deal, a college education for you after 4 experience-filled years. Sounds pretty easy right? However, take a decade of changes, pack [...]

New Affordable Care Act Taxes and TriCare

Tax season is upon us as the first quarter of the New Year builds with anticipation of how the new regulations will effect our payments to the U.S. Government. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was one [...]

Military Lending Act – Offers Protection, Not Prevention

Type “Military Lending Act” in to the search engine of your choice and you get a significant number of articles, provisions, advice, and government stipulations on military lending. What does it all mean? There are many [...]

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