Saving with the help of VA loans

Serving our country can put pressure on families who have to relocate often or part with a military member serving overseas. Frequent relocation, whether from base-to-base or country-to-country, makes saving money a daunting task. Without financial reserves, purchasing a home appears daunting thanks to down payments and closing costs. However, the Veterans Affairs Home Loan …

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Medical Backlog

In the electronic age overflowing with new gadgets, it’s a wonder why the Department of Veterans Affairs struggles with disability claims and medical records. Even though customers can now order Jimmy John’s sandwiches from their cell phones, the VA still depends on a paper-based system. Consequently, veterans come home only to continue battling the bureaucracy …

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Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension for Military Personnel

The real estate market was booming this year due to the exciting $8,000 tax credit offered to first-time homebuyers.  Although, the opportunity has passed for most, the government extended the deadline for military personnel and their families, paying them back for their extraordinary service to our country. “Qualified service members” now have until April 30, …

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