VA and Social Security Disability

VA and Social Security Disability

Understanding VA and Social Security Disability Programs VA and Social Security Disability are two different programs.   Many Wounded Warriors may wonder if their VA Disability Compensation affects their Social Security Disability Benefits. The answer is no. If you receive VA compensation, it will not affect your Social Security benefits.  Both Social Security and VA pay …

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service death gratuity

Service Death Gratuity

What is the Service Death Gratuity? The Service Death Gratuity is listed as part of Military Compensation on the official website  http://militarypay.defense.gov/Benefits/Death-Gratuity/ The death gratuity program provides for a special tax-free payment of $100,000.  Paid to eligible survivors of members of the Armed Forces, who fall either while on active duty or while serving in …

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Eligible Survivor

Eligible Survivor

Who is Considered an “Eligible Survivor” for the Death Gratuity? In this article, we will detail the qualifications to be classified as an “Eligible Survivor” for the Death Gratuity. In addition, we will list the payment hierarchy for the amount of the death gratuity not covered by a designation. The Office of the Under Secretary …

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Calculating SCAADL Benefits

Calculating SCAADL Benefits

Calculating SCAADL Benefits With A New SCAADL Calculator Calculating SCAADL benefits has become much easier now thanks to Wounded Warriors. TSGLI is only one of the many benefits offered to our Wounded Warriors.  If you are at high risk for personal safety and cannot live independently in the community without caregiver support, you may also …

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TERA Retiree

TERA RETIREE

What is a TERA retiree? The Army has ended the TERA Retiree program. Service members eligible for TERA must have submitted a request through their chain of command. Veterans must have submitted applications by January 15, 2018, for early retirement consideration. The Army terminated the authority to approve TERA on February 28, 2018. TERA Retiree …

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What is SCAADL

What is SCAADL?

What is SCAADL – Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living? What is SCAADL and how to meet the requirements are the topics covered in this post. Also, we provide contact information for specific care consultants.  One of the many benefit programs created for Wounded Warriors is TSGLI.  So if you require a …

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Chapter 61 Retiree

Chapter 61 Retiree

What is a Chapter 61 Retiree? Are you a Chapter 61 retiree? You are if you retired from military service under Chapter 61, Title 10 US Code. The government signed into law The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)  law on January 28, 2008.  The NDAA expanded Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) eligibility.  Now, included in …

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IRS Information for Veterans with Disabilities

IRS Information for Veterans with Disabilities

About IRS Information for Veterans with Disabilities Learn about IRS Information for Veterans with Disabilities. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is committed to providing tax assistance to veterans and veterans with disabilities. The IRS works with community and government partners to provide timely federal tax-related information to veterans about tax credits and benefits, free tax …

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VA Financial Planning

VA Financial Planning

VA Financial Planning Provided By FinancialPoint® VA financial planning services are available at no cost to beneficiaries of: SGLI (Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance) TSGLI (Traumatic Injury Protection) FSGLI (Family Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance) VGLI (Veterans’ Group Life Insurance) When you receive a TSGLI payment, this free financial planning program can help you make informed choices …

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