Few acts are greedier than scamming trusting or elderly veterans out of their money.
It’s hard to imagine criminals going after veterans’ money, but it’s a sad truth. Whether the scammers know their victims are veterans doesn’t make it any less cold-hearted. To reduce the number of veterans getting scammed, read about these types of scams and how to educate veterans in your family or community.
This is the second piece in a two-part series on Power of Attorney. (see part 1)
Now that you know the basics about receiving Power of Attorney from a service member, it’s time to learn what responsibilities come with being an attorney-in-fact, or agent, when your service member deploys. Here’s a look at the most important matters that agents often handle. See More
This is the first of a two-part series on Power of Attorney (see part 2)
Service members facing a likelihood of deployment overseas should get to know the concept of Power of Attorney, or POA, which gives loved ones and other trusted friends the ability to enter into and execute legally binding contracts and handle other important needs in your stead.
POA is essential for family members to perform several tasks. But first service members and their families need to have an idea of how giving and receiving power of attorney works. See More
Much of military life is spent on the move.
Service members are typically transient, spending a few years in one location before packing up to head to a new installation. Moving can be an exciting time, but every decision is linked directly to time, effort and, of course, money.
Here are some moving tips that can help maximize your budget and your sanity: See More
Many military members who proudly serve our country have access to tremendous education benefits. But that doesn’t mean they’re always able to breeze through a degree program without incurring any debt.
A unique organization is working hard to help veterans who are struggling with the lingering costs of higher education. The Leave No Veteran Behind program offers to partially or completely pay off higher education loans for veterans who would otherwise receive no aid from the government.
Even though new GI Bills have helped thousands of service members and veterans access higher education, there are holes that LNVB seeks to fill. See More