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Instant Loan Approval for insurance loans is here

The new Instant Loan Approval service streamlines and automates online processes that eliminate human intervention for providing decisions for loan requests.


GI Bill: 77 years in the making

The GI Bill, which continues to provide Veteran education and training benefits, as well as loan guaranty services, celebrates its 77th anniversary.


VA, Prudential to host Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series

We’ve weathered quite a year with the pandemic, where it's taken all we could muster to stay healthy and protect our loved ones. Now, as things slowly …


VBA celebrates all Veterans this Pride Month

At VBA, we are dedicated to providing Veterans, service members, and their families with the benefits they have earned, regardless of sexual orientation.


How to succeed in college or grad school #2: Preparing for academic success

In this second guest blog post, Harvard Extension School Instructor Cynthia A. Meyersburg, Ph.D., guides student Veterans on how to prepare for and succeed …


VA overcomes obstacles to reach millionth-claim milestone

Despite a global pandemic, VBA has remained resilient in breaking boundaries with the completion of the one millionth claim this week. This is the second …


VA, VSOs create expedited decision review process

VA has launched a pilot program that allows accredited representatives to request an expeditious review and determination of disability claims decisions.


How to succeed in college or grad school #1: Outside the classroom

In this first of several guest blog posts, Harvard Extension School Instructor Cynthia A. Meyersburg, Ph.D., guides student Veterans on how to prepare for …


Vietnam War Veterans, and honoring all who served: Memorial Day 2021

The Vietnam War was the nation’s longest and costliest conflict of the Cold War. Over 8.7 million Americans served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam …


BREAKING: VA plans expansion of benefits for disability claims for conditions related to certain toxic exposures

VA announced today two major decisions related to presumptive conditions associated with Agent Orange and particulate matter exposures during military …


Insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans

Military Veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data. Fraud is the …


Veterans could be targets of pension poaching scams

If you currently receive VA pension or are thinking about applying for Veterans Pension, you could be the target of a scam known as pension poaching.