Major Financial Benefits for Military Veterans and Their Families

These financial support programs help military veterans and their families with home loans, disability and survivor benefits and more.

A soldier, with his wife and young daughter, holds a house key in front of a home with a U.S. flag in front.
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This is the third article in a series detailing the many financial benefits associated with service in the U.S. military. In this installment, the focus will be on benefits for veterans and how the government provides assistance to veterans and their families. Part one is Guide to Military Benefits for Retirement, Pay and Savings. Part two is Guide to Military Education Benefits and Resources.

In the realm of post-service life, military veterans often face a number of challenges as they transition from the structured environment of the armed forces to civilian society. Recognizing the sacrifices made in the line of duty, the U.S. government has established a range of financial benefits to support veterans in their civilian pursuits. This article delves into three crucial pillars of veteran financial assistance:

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Zach Mindel
Financial Adviser, Forum Financial Management, LP

Zach Mindel is a Financial Adviser with Forum Financial Management, LP, a Registered Investment Adviser that manages more than $8 billion in client assets. Before joining Forum, Zach spent over 10 years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Aviator and remains in the Naval Reserves as a flight instructor. Zach is based in Bellingham, Wash., and works with clients nationwide. He specializes in comprehensive financial planning tailored to the unique needs of veterans, service members and their families. Drawing on his firsthand experience navigating military benefits and transitions, he provides specific guidance on retirement planning, investment management and reaching long-term financial goals.