Monthly Archives: October 2016

5 Factors You Should Consider When Evaluating the Survivor Benefit Plan

Everyone planning a military retirement has a very important decision:  “Should I take the Survivor Benefit Plan or not?”  As I’ve said previously, this is a very personal decision, and should not be taken lightly.  While the best decision might … Continue reading

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SGLI Conversion-Why VGLI Might Be Better Than Whole Life Insurance

According to the VA Department, SGLI ends when you leave the military, unless you qualify for a disability extension.  Although you’ll no longer have your SGLI, there are two ways to continue your $400,000 coverage.  If done within a certain … Continue reading

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5 College Planning Questions You Should Ask Yourself

For many families, college planning consists of: Saving as much for college as we can Hoping it’s enough money to meet our children’s college goals Waiting until high school to learn that it probably isn’t enough While this might be … Continue reading

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State Government Veteran Benefit Website Links (Listed By State)

There are a lot of websites that list military benefits or programs by state.  However, I could not find a single webpage that included links to each state government’s military or veteran websites, so I decided this would be a … Continue reading

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My Term Life Insurance Policy Experience

This article is all about my experience in purchasing a life insurance policy.  If you’ve been interested in doing that for yourself, but feel intimidated by the process, then you should read this article.

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