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Veteran’s benefits

Taxes, Benefits, and Loan Discharges for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

There are many perks for former servicemembers who are service-connected at 100% total and permanent disability (TPD). For example, many veterans often wonder whether government benefits are taxable. Benefits received from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are not taxable....
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VA Benefits for Exposure to Contaminated Waters at Camp Lejeune

Contaminated drinking water at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina put thousands of servicemembers working and living there from the 1950s to the 1980s at risk of serious health conditions. Specifically, everyone who resided at the camp...
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VA Disability Compensation Rates

Veterans who suffered an injury or illness during their active-duty service may be eligible for disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA disability compensation is a monthly, tax-free benefit. The amount you may be eligible for varies...
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What is the VA Fiduciary Program?

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Fiduciary program is designed to help disabled veterans who are unable to manage their benefits and finances on their own due to circumstances such as old age, injuries, or disease. In other situations, a...
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Common Misconceptions about VA Housebound and Aid & Attendance Benefits

Sometimes, there may be questions surrounding Aid & Attendance and Housebound benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Our firm hopes to dispel some of those misconceptions and encourages former servicemembers to apply for the VA Aid & Attendance...
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Overview of Aid & Attendance / Housebound Benefits

The veterans of the United States’ military went through great trials and tribulations to preserve the human rights and privileges we enjoy here at home. In return, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) allocates Aid & Attendance and housebound benefits...
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A Parachutist Badge Can Help Get Service Connection on a Direct Basis

A parachute badge, also known as “Jump Wings,” is a military badge from the United States Armed Force awarded to anyone serving who completes the Basic Airborne Course. This course can be taken at Fort Benning, Georgia and ultimately qualifies...
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Filing Dental Claims at Your Local VA Medical Center

If you’re considering filing a claim to receive dental care benefits from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), the process may be confusing, and it can be difficult to know where to begin. Here’s a guide to help you better...
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Educational Benefits for a Disabled Veteran’s Dependents

If you are a dependent spouse or child, or the surviving spouse or child of a veteran, you could qualify for Chapter 35 benefits through one of two GI Bill programs. The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship is...
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Am I Eligible for Aid and Attendance or Housebound Benefits?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits to eligible veterans and surviving dependents of deceased veterans. These disability benefits and housebound allowances are monthly payments added to a veteran’s pension, otherwise known as an...
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