Benefits Blog

Gearing up for Going Back to School: What Vets Should Know

  • According to recent articles in the New York Times and the Huffington Post, veterans returning home are also returning to college and university in droves. Partly driven by high veteran unemployment rates and partly by education resources available to vets, the high influx in veteran students is a wave that colleges and universities across the country are preparing for. But how can veterans best prepare for college? Consider these tips for veterans gearing up to go back to school:

    1. Make sure you get all available credit for your military experience.

    No votes yet

Feeding America Survey Reveals Military Families Troubles

VA Now Referring More to Private Doctors

  • Relief may be in sight for veterans who have been waiting to see a primary care physician through the VA Medical System. The Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) program, originally set up to allow vets access to specialty care if long distances or wait times made a normal VA facility unavailable, has been expanded to now include primary care physicians.

    No votes yet

Beware of Retailers with Guaranteed Loan Approvals!

VA Head Says GI Bill Future Secure

  • A little bit of good news coming from the Department of Veteran's Affairs - GI bill benefits are likely safe, despite the financial strain faced by the Pentagon and Congress.

    Speaking at an event that marked the 70th Anniversary of the GI Bill, the Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson made remarks that should help to assuage fears that the GI Bill or Post 9/11 GI Bill may be headed for the chopping block.

    No votes yet