Continuous Cohabitation and DIC Survivor Benefits

Continuous Cohabitation and DIC Survivor Benefits Marriage vows are for better or for worse, and in most marriages, spouses experience plenty of good and bad. Traditionally, spouses live together throughout a marriage, known as cohabitation, though living apart is not as rare as it used to be. If the divorce rate is any indication, it […]

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Who Is Eligible For VA DIC Benefits For Survivors

Who is Eligible for VA DIC Benefits for Survivors?   The VA has DIC Benefits for survivors of fallen warriors, also referred to as Dependency and Indemnification Compensation. Nationwide, between 2004 and 2014, over 750,000 disabled veterans died while receiving compensation for a service-connected condition. A large percentage of those suffered premature death due to […]

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What Constitutes a Service-Connected Death

What Constitutes a Service-Connected Death?   If the VA attributes the death to a disability acquired or aggravated, in line of duty or service in the military then the VA may deem the expiration as a service-connected death. Surviving family members, mostly surviving spouses, of deceased disabled veterans could be eligible for a monetary benefit […]

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Bill to Expand VA Burn Pit Coverage Reaches Senate

Bill to Expand VA Burn Pit Coverage Veterans are now waiting on the United States Senate to pass the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2021. This is the bill to expand VA burn pit coverage, better known as the PACT Act, which was passed by the House of Representatives. Pat Murray, […]

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Supplemental Income for Wartime Veterans

Facts On Supplemental Income for Wartime Veterans In this article we cover information on supplemental income for wartime veterans. The Veterans Pension Benefit is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans. If you and your family are facing financial difficulties, the VA Veterans Pension Benefit can provide supplemental income through the Veterans Pension […]

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