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Helpful Tips to Navigate the VA Benefits Process

When I began working for the VA in 2006 I had no idea I would develop such a passion for helping Veterans.  Working at the Board of Veterans Appeals for six years taught me a lot about the VA process, the ins and outs of Veterans law, and how frustrating the whole ordeal can be!   520 more words

Veterans Benefits

Meditation Pond With Fountain at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, Indiana

The photo shown above and the ones below were taken during a simple walk-around the entire pond on August 22, 2014.  So peaceful and serene.  If you would like a tour of the entire cemetery and have your questions answered, whether about the cemetery, funeral homes or prearranging, simply call 219-769-8803 and we will set you up with the family service counselor of your choosing.


Calumet Park Cemetery In Merrillville Indiana

The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare

109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded “means-tested programs” — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, … 542 more words


Using a Special Needs Trust for VA Improved Pension, a/k/a  “Aid and Attendance”

Qualifying for benefits for the Improved Pension (a.k.a. “Aid and Attendance”) is hard work, with some of the qualifications being tricky. This is particularly true for the asset test in order to qualify. 431 more words

Funerals...as simple or as elaborate as you choose....

Call us at 219-769-8803 for a personal and private meeting to get your questions on funeral planning answered.  If we knew the day of our death, almost everyone would become involved in the planning of their own funeral.  26 more words

Calumet Park Cemetery In Merrillville Indiana

This week on The Word on Wealth - Week of August 11

Monday, August 11th – Veteran Benefits and Medicare Monday

5:00 – 5:30 with special guest Bill Pellegrini of Pellegrini & Associates Insurance Brokers

Financial Planning

Veterans to receive in-state tuition at public colleges

Veterans received a great college benefit today when President Barack Obama signed H.R. 3230. The Veterans Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 will allow veterans and their dependents to receive in-state status at all public colleges and universities in the United States. 41 more words