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Helping hands help veterans during this and every season

By Attorney Tracey Ingle As we near the end of the year thoughts inevitably turn to the holidays and questions of how one can help the less fortunate. Most of us are aware that cash donations are always welcome; the donation of a used car can bring a great tax break. But with a tight […]

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How VA Aid and Attendance helps veterans’ surviving spouses

The VA Aid and Attendance benefit enabled John to attend a day care program several days a week to give Martha a break and time for errands.

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How VA Aid and Attendance benefit might help you

For many veterans and their spouses, the most important thing is to be aware of the benefit so you’ll know the help is there when you need it.

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Things to consider for a VA pension

By Tracey Ingle I talk with a lot of veterans who are disappointed they don’t qualify for a Veteran’s Pension, and dismiss the whole subject from their minds. This is a common mistake. The pension benefit is usually needed at a time of crisis, or right after. It’s a time of being overwhelmed, confused and […]

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Things to do even before you’re eligible for a VA pension

I talk with a lot of veterans who are disappointed they don’t qualify for a Veteran’s Pension, and dismiss the whole subject from their minds.

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Why doesn’t the VA speak English, or what is an IVAP and an UME?

It’s true, like most government entities, the Department of Veterans Affairs is rife with abbreviations.

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