March 3, 2015

On January 23, 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published proposed regulations that would make major changes to eligibility rules governing the Aid & Attendance Pension. The proposed regulations seek to establish a new net worth limit that would be us...

February 5, 2015

The VA on 01/23/2015, proposed a 36 month Look Back on asset transfers (with a corresponding penalty of up to 10 years) for those applying for VA pension or related benefits.

 

Proposed Rule § 3.276 would provide new requirements pertaining to pre-application asset trans...

February 2, 2015

The VA on 01/23/2015, proposed a 36 month Look Back on asset transfers (with a corresponding penalty of up to 10 years) for those applying for VA pension or related benefits.  Proposed regs are now out for comment until 03/24/2015.  If adopted,  we will need to be mind...

January 30, 2015

The Veterans Administration has published its 2015 pension rates, reflecting a 1.7% cost of living increase from 2014. 

 

Click here to find the new pension rate tables.

January 16, 2015

The VA Has published the new 2015 Pension Rates, reflecting the 1.7% COLA increase, on its website as annual numbers, effective retro to 12/01/2014:

 

http://www.benefits.va.gov/PENSION/current_rates_veteran_pen.asp

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