Military spouse holding hands with her husband

Military Spouse Residency Relief Act (MSRRA)

By Tom Jackson

As the spouse of an active service member, you know how the frequent relocations that come with military life can complicate a couple’s financial situation. Traditionally, service members were allowed…

Lender with paperwork for the different types of va loans on his desk

Types of VA Home Loans

By Sarah Brady

Whether you’re a service member, a veteran, or in some cases even a civilian, a VA home loan can help you make home buying affordable. According to a 2022 survey,…

Loan officer explaining the benefits of a VA Loan

Benefits of VA Loans

By Maureen Milliken

VA home loans help veterans, servicemembers and eligible surviving spouses not only buy a home but also build, repair, refinance and adapt homes for a disability. The loans are from…

VA streamline refinance loan paperwork sitting on desk

VA Streamline Refinance Loan (VA IRRRL)

By Maureen Milliken

The VA home loan program was created in 1944 as part of the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (better known as the GI Bill), to help those returning from World War II…

Miniature home sitting on pile of cash

VA Home Loan Refinance Programs

By Craig Richardson

If you’re unsatisfied with your home loan, refinancing through the VA could help. Whether you have a high monthly payment, an adjustable interest rate that keeps rising, or other terms…

Keychain shaped like a house labeled 2nd VA Loan on top of an American flag

Can You Have Multiple VA Loans?

By Tom Jackson

Veterans looking to buy a house are entitled to juicy loan benefits civilians don’t enjoy. One of the juiciest benefits can help them buy a second house and not need…

American flag hung on home paid for with BAH

What Is Basic Allowance for Housing?

By Phil Sheridan

In the movies, military life takes place on base, in tidy barracks with rows of well-made bunks. In reality, those barracks are only part of the story. The number and…

Military patch next to set of keys after getting a VA loan

VA Loans

By Sarah Brady

We shouldn’t need a war to break out to appreciate the service of military members and the challenges they and their families face, not only during their tours of duty…

Military service member walking his daughter on base

On or Off-Base Military Housing: Which One is for You?

By Maureen Milliken

One decision almost every member of the military eventually must make is whether to live in on-base military housing or find their own housing off-base. The decision is easy for…

Wooden background with set of keys to new military house


By Maureen Milliken

There are a variety of programs that provide housing assistance for both active-duty military and veterans. Military and veteran housing assistance not only helps those who are serving or have…