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10/29/2015
Leaving the Military
Transitioning out of the military might not seem like planning a military campaign. But actually they have a lot in common. Both situations start with a large-scale challenge that seems almost too complex to solve. So you study the big p... More

5/4/2015
The Will to Win
Why Active Duty Military Choose USBA Plus SGLI, and Veterans Choose USBA Over VGLI
If you grew up with video games based on combat, there was a time when the will to win meant working your thumbs faster than the other player. But now that you’re serving your country, you know the will to win goes a lot deeper.... More

3/2/2015
Reinforcements at the Ready
Why Smart Service Members Back Up Armed Forces Life Insurance with USBA
Back in the 20th century, warfare ran on rules of engagement. You had a defined enemy, a clear objective in battle, and a sense of how to calculate the cost of victory.... More

1/15/2015
Why Veterans Should Consider USBA vs. VGLI
Choosing life insurance after the military
In the military, everybody gets standard issue. In basic, you learn to march in step. Even on active duty, you wear the same camo, chow down in the same DFAC, rack out in the same CHU, hear the same jokes from the same buddies.... More

1/14/2015
Make an Insurance Check-Up Your New Year’s Resolution
Reviewing your current insurance policies should be done every year to ensure you’re adequately covered and everything is keeping pace with the changes in your life as well as the world around you. Consider the following:... More

1/8/2015
Life Insurance After Leaving The Army
A strategy for your future
Army taught you the value of strategy, and Army life insurance was a key part of its strategy for you. Thanks to the Army's SGLI coverage, you could concentrate on the mission, knowing that your family would be taken care of in the even... More

12/12/2009
How Life Insurance Works
Why do we need life insurance?
If you're single and have little or no debt, you probably only need to consider the cost of final expenses in case you were to die. If you have a sizable savings account or other assets, you may not need to worry about life insurance at all... More

 

Useful Links

Affordable Colleges Online - ROTC Guide
A no-cost, expert-driven guide that shows college students (and their families) how ROTC programs can help fund their degrees. In addition to discussing ROTC enrollment basics, the new resource provides a detailed breakdown of the various financial rewards available in each service branch and the commitments required to qualify for them.

American Gold Star Mothers
A Veterans Service Organization comprised of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country. Established in 1928 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1984, American Gold Star Mothers continue to honor our sons and daughters through service to veterans and patriotic events.

California Department of Veterans Affairs
CalVet is dedicated to serving veterans and their families to ensure they receive the treatment, dignity, and respect they deserve.

Careers in the Military
Career exploration for all branches of the military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
Agency website for the organization responsible for ensuring financial resources supplied by the American taxpayers are accounted for properly.

Explore VA
Provides resources for Veterans and their families interested in learning about and applying for health care benefits, including benefit eligibility, the application process, specific types of health care benefits, like dental care and vision care, and spouse and dependents’ compensation eligibility.

Military One Source
A 24/7 Resource for Military Members, Military Families and the National Guard & Reserve.

TRICARE
TRICARE’s official website. Learn about TRICARE eligibility and plans … plus medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage.

USO Inc.
Since before World War II, the USO has been entertaining the military to lift morale and express the gratitude and support of the American People.

VA Home Loan Centers
A Home Loan Centers is an approved VA lender that not only saves veterans money, but also provides free resources via their Honor Role blog. Visit us at http://www.VAHomeLoanCenters.org and follow us on Twitter at @VAHomeLoanCtrs.

Veterans Real Estate Benefits Network (VREB)
A nationwide program that enables those that have served or are currently serving our Nation’s military (Retired, Active Duty, Veterans and Reserve/National Guard) to receive a rewards check on their real estate transactions when they use one of our Network real estate agents. The rewards check is approximately 25% of their agent’s commission up to $7,500. VREB also helps educate Veterans about VA loans and works with experienced VA lenders nationwide. For more info, contact VREB.

Veterans United Home Loans
Based in Columbia, Mo., the national lender financed more than $7.3 billion in loans in 2015. Its mission is to help Veterans and service members take advantage of the home loan benefits earned by their service. In 2016, Veterans United was named No. 30 on the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work and Fortune. Learn more here.


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