Browsing Archive April, 2016
How To Get A USAA Cashier’s Check
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How To Get A USAA Cashier’s Check

It seemed like such a simple question: "How do I get a USAA Cashier's Check in a city where I don't have a bank account?" Our daughter's well into her plans to move off-campus. She's done a great job of house hunting & budgeting, and if her new roommates stick to their commitment then she'll save a lot of money ...

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Alzheimer’s Care Financial Update
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Alzheimer’s Care Financial Update

  It's been a busy few months for us Nordman family men, but the fallout is settling. Dad's still healthy and mobile, he just turned 82 years old, and he's still deep into mid-stage Alzheimer's. He's doing "as well as can be expected" (I've learned to despise that phrase), but everything else has changed. ...

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What The VA Really Does With Your Disability Claim
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What The VA Really Does With Your Disability Claim

    This is the final part of a three-post series on why you want to file a VA disability claim (even if you think you're not disabled) and what goes on behind the scenes. The first post explained why you want to file your disability claim, not just how to file it.  The second post explained why you ...

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How A Simple Survey Helps Service Members Prepare To Transition
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How A Simple Survey Helps Service Members Prepare To Transition

USAA sponsored this post, and I have been financially compensated to write it. Regardless, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. My mind is made up, after nineteen years one month and three days of active federal service, I’m requesting to retire from the United States Army. By far, this has been one of ...

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