My first mortgage was a VA loan, with no money down. I was in my 20's, and had been in the Coast Guard reserves where our military rivals joked that when our boats broke down, we would walk home. I worked for a Birmingham company that moved me up to New England, and my income went from $21,000 to $40,000, a huge leap for this 20-something with no credit history.
Today, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our country in war or peace, and we thank them for their sacrifice. Most of them, I am sure, had a more memorable military career. Yet we all get to enjoy the benefits that come from signing up.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of VA Home Loan Benefit offerings through the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, also known as the GI Bill. Since 1944, this law has created opportunities for those who have served our country, ranging from vocational training to home loans.
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Bottom LineThe best thing you can do today to celebrate Veterans Day is to share this information with those who can benefit from these opportunities. For more information, or to find out how to qualify to use a VA Home Loan Benefit, let’s get together to navigate through the process. Thank you for your service!
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