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Veteran Services: Finances


You're working, and you've got a family that depends on you - both now and down the road. Where do you invest your money? Do you borrow against the equity in your house? Through a preferred provider relationship with USAA, The American Legion can provide expert financial advice to just about any question.


Exit Strategy

The Great Recession forced many Americans to tighten their personal balance sheets. But six years later, a dark cloud of debt still looms large.

Five common money misconceptions

The world of personal finance is home to more than a few mistaken beliefs.

Ask or you may not receive

You’ve earned the benefits, so you should at least understand what they are.

Declare your financial independence

Just as it took a formal written declaration to galvanize and commit our forefathers to national independence, the same sort of effort is required to put ourselves on the path to financial freedom.

VA-guaranteed loans an enviable deal

The VA loan powered a generation of post-World War II homeowners. Almost 70 years later, it’s still a valuable, attractive benefit that’s worth investigating – even if it’s been decades since you wore the uniform.

Five money management mistakes

Managing your investments can be dizzying, and there’s lots of hard-to-ignore noise on the periphery.

USAA says data safe from ‘Heartbleed’ bug

USAA is alerting its members that there is no evidence that the financial services provider or its members have been affected.

Four tax changes for 2014

As the 2013 filing deadline approaches, consider these changes as you look forward to next year’s tax season.

Protect your stuff and pass it on

After some discussion, it became clear that getting his 90-year-old father, who was a bit set in his ways, to change his current insurance coverage might not be the easiest way for the son to get his foot in USAA’s door.

USAA, NFL partner at Pro Bowl

World’s top football players interact with schoolchildren and work on mural with Marines in Hawaii.