VA Loans and PMI - A Closer Look at a Key VA Loan Benefit
VA borrowers avoid paying private mortgage insurance, or PMI, a monthly expense required for most other loans. Read how no PMI can save borrowers thousands.
This free VA Home Loan calculator gives you a snapshot of what your monthly payments would be with a VA Loan. Determine the right price range for your future home.
Unemployed Veterans Can Now Get Job Retraining Assistance
The VA is now accepting applications for the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). Unemployed veterans may receive up to 12 months of paid benefits to retrain into a job field.
My HealtheVet is the VA's Personal Health Record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions.
Military Families Working to Change TRICARE Coverage for Autism
Military families with children who have been diagnosed with autism are finding that much of the recommended treatment is not covered by TRICARE.
There is no doubt that deployment pay has some issues. Why should one service member in no "real" danger be paid the same rate as those who serve in high risk areas? A call for change should be heard.
Students Question Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill - Veterans United
Recent changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill have prompted mixed reactions from student veterans. The loss of interval pay is among the major issues.
HAP Program - Helping Homeowners Hurt By Falling Home Values
Learn about the HAP program, which provides assistance to eligible military homeowners who have taken losses on home sales because of falling values.
Veteran's Preference Points Overview
Many veterans aren’t sure how Veteran’s Preference Points work. Using it to your advantage could help you and your family land a Federal Government job.
The Army will utilize the Hero 2 Hired (H2H) as its interim employment application/tool to provide one primary location where Soldiers of all components, veterans, and family members can connect with private industry employment opportunities. This web-based application is able to translate military occupational skills (MOS), provide career path exploration, upload resumes, allow customized job searches, enable employers to also search for veterans, and more. - MilitaryAvenue.com
Will VA Borrowers Soon Need 20 Percent Down?
Lenders and consumers are wanting tighter down payment requirements. But VA loans will continue to provide a no-down payment option for military borrowers.