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We got the brown envelope. However, we get the benefits but not the money. They are holding it until they find a fiduciary to manage the money. ALL OF IT. They claim he is incompetent. Includes the 70% he was already getting. We will have to ask for every penny.

I appreciate the insurance so very much because I have not had any of my meds since December. ChampVa is the answer to a prayer.

K already got his free hunting/fishing license today. The hunting part is a hoot 'cause he is blind. Blind Rifle Association!

We're not desperate for money at all but the plan had been to pay off everything we owe with the retro. K is afraid to object as he fears they will take it all back. His claim was for TDIU but they gave him 100% P/T instead. Whats the difference?

HADIT information has been wonderful. Berta told me about Watchdogtoday.org and I read everything I could find there on fiduciary assignment. OMG, what happened to Democracy? Good intentions gone terribly wrong.

Overall, I am so glad this is finally over. Or is it? Nobody wants some stranger to have their nose in their business. Oh yes, the fiduciary gets 3% per month out of the pension. Not much except for the retro which was about $12,000. All these years I have managed K's money for nothing! I coulda made 3% too. LOL

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Or is it? Nobody wants some stranger to have their nose in their business.

Oh yes, the fiduciary gets 3% per month out of the pension. Not much except for the retro which was about $12,000. All these years I have managed K's money for nothing! I coulda made 3% too. LOL

Omg,

Can't you be appointed the fiduciary ?

Also, please clarify, is he getting VA pension (which is income limited) or VA disability compensation?

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Omg,

Can't you be appointed the fiduciary ?

Also, please clarify, is he getting VA pension (which is income limited) or VA disability compensation?

Hi Carlie, K is getting disability comp & filed for TDIU to make 100%. He did ask by letter for me to be the fiduciary just today.

VAWatchdogtoday.org has some disturbing experiences related by vets on this subject.

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Congrats on the award, but this really cooks my chaps.

They are holding it until they find a fiduciary to manage the money. ALL OF IT. They claim he is incompetent. Includes the 70% he was already getting. We will have to ask for every penny.

Omg,

I would like to know this also. Did a social worker come to visit

as you stated in your other post. If so, did you tell them that you

wanted to be fiduciary?

I'm very interested in this, because I think I may be headed down

this same road. I will be eligible for over 4 yrs of retro if approved.

There has to be a way to keep these vultures out of our pockets. There

has been too much corruption in this fiduciary fiasco, and I will not

stand by and allow someone to control the rest of the little time that I have here.

Omg,

Can't you be appointed the fiduciary ?

Also, please clarify, is he getting VA pension (which is income limited) or VA disability compensation?

Edited by Sidney56

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does anyone think maybe power of attorney for a spouse would be a good quick fix to this type of problem? until the vet gets their retro..

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A POA only allows someone else to act "as you, for you" but doesn't remove your ability to act for yourself. A fiduciary removes your ability to legally act for yourself and names a responsible party to act for you. Usually the VA doesn't want you to urinate your money away, due to drugs or alcohol, and requires a fiduciary to prevent this. Personally, I would fight it but the spouse can be named, if you desire. jmo

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does anyone think maybe power of attorney for a spouse would be a good quick fix to this type of problem? until the vet gets their retro..

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