Money for Veterans has been created in the spirit of veterans helping veterans. You have worked hard securing our national defense, now let us work for you. Our goal is to provide you with an additional resource for veterans’ benefits. How can you find the benefits and money for veterans that you have earned? Browse through our site to find out.

Get Over $1,000 In Prepaid Benefits: Exclusive for Those Who Served Our Country
Veterans Advantage is a nationally recognized benefits program that rewards Veterans, Active Duty Military, National Guard & Reserve, and their families for service to our country through partnerships from leading corporations who want to say “Thank You” with special savings offers. Their partner companies show their appreciation and thanks by providing preferred pricing on their goods or services every day.

How I saved $150 by shopping!
Read about how I saved myself $150 (35%!) by using for a recent purchase. I break it down step by step for you, so you’ll be able to replicate this yourself. I highly recommend using, even if only as a comparison tool while you’re out doing your normal shopping.

US Government Grants!
If you are an American citizen, you may be eligible to receive tens of thousands of dollars in Federal, State, and Private Foundation Grants. These grants do not require any collateral, credit checks, and best of all you Never Need To Repay Them.

Work From Home Opportunities
Legitimate work from home opportunities exist. Invest in yourself, put your unique skills and abilities to use, and earn a full-time income from the freedom of your home.

The American Legion
“The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization.  A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members — men and women — in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.”  You must be a veteran to join, but there are numerous financial benefits of membership in the world’s largest veteran’s organization. The American Legion also publishes a college financial aid handbook at

Committed to serving our military and veterans who have honorably served and their families. For insurance, banking, investments, retirement and advice, let USAA serve you. Membership is open to those who have served honorably in the U.S. military along with their families.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
“The mission of DFAS is to provide accounting and finance services for the military departments and defense agencies.”  Among other things, this site has one very popular feature – military pay charts.

“FastWeb, the Internet’s leading scholarship search service, helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college, and finding jobs and internships.  And it’s all free.”  Site contains free searches, but registration is required.

Veterans Benefits Administration
The mission of the VA is “to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.” This is the official website of the VA, and is a great place to begin your search for money for veterans.
“Your Benefits Connection. is a partnership of Federal agencies with a shared vision – to provide improved, personalized access to government assistance programs.”  Site contains multiple links to federal and state agencies/programs.
“Find the Right Loan for You. is your gateway to government loan information.  It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs.”  This site provides 7 links to loans for veterans, including VA home loans and veterans life insurance policy loans.

Helmets to Hardhats
“Helmets to Hardhats is a national program that connects National Guard, Reserve and transitioning active-duty military members with quality career training and employment opportunities within the construction industry. The program is administered by the Center for Military Recruitment, Assessment, and Veterans Employment and headquartered in Washington, D.C. Direction for management of the center comes from a board of trustees comprised of equal numbers of employer and labor trustees.”

Montgomery GI Bill
“The Montgomery GI Bill is an educational assistance program enacted by Congress to attract high quality men and women in to the Armed Forces.”  The site to visit when beginning a search on money for a veteran’s educational assistance.

Veterans Affairs Home Loan Guaranty Service
“VA guaranteed loans are made by private lenders… to eligible veterans for the purchase of a home which must be for their own personal occupancy.”  This site contains a wealth of information on the VA Home Loan.

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From flying naval aircrew missions in Southeast Asia, to graduate school at the University of Notre Dame and developing post-conflict economic markets for farmers in western Kenya. From surfing in Japan and skydiving in North Carolina, to hiking through remote villages off the coast of Thailand. From safari in Africa and Hindu temples in India, to winding drives through the Italian and Swiss countrysides. I have worked, learned, taught, or consulted on four continents - and I'll make you smile.

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