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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Navy Federal Credit Union is an excellent bank. It is available to ALL military, not just Navy. We signed up with them recently & applied for a credit card. We have crappy credit, yet received a $5,000 credit limit. They also do low interest mortgage loans, low interest car loans and personal lines of credit.

You can use any local credit union as an ATM and they will waive any fees. You can speak with them by phone or email. It only takes $100 to get started with the free savings and checking account.

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They are good. I've been with them since 1979, and I have never had a problem with them.

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Navy Federal is a great bank, and Credit Unions are the only banks that I have faith with in this cruddy economy

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1: Thanks for the tip! :smile:

2: Oops- looks like disabled vets aren't eligible:

All Department of Defense (DoD) uniformed personnel—Army, Marine Corps, Navy and
Air Force retirees and annuitants

All United States Coast Guard personnel—including active duty, civilian employees, retirees and annuitants

All Department of Defense Reservists—Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force retirees
and annuitants

All Army and Air National Guard Personnel—civilian employees, retirees and annuitants

All Delayed Entry Program (DEP) Personnel

All DoD Officer Candidate programs—Midshipmen and cadets at the United States Naval Academy,
United States Military Academy, United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy
and the United States Merchant Marine Academy; Other Officer Programs*

U.S. Government employees assigned to DoD installations (including Coast Guard)

All DoD civilian employees—including retirees and annuitants

DoD contractors assigned to U.S. Government installations

Family Members—including grandparents, parents, spouses, siblings, grandchildren, children (including adopted and stepchildren) and household members

There is an Eligibility Wizard at bottom you can select and I was not eligible: https://www.navyfederal.org/about/eligibility-checklist.php

but good deal for those who are! :smile:

3: Okay- after 10 minutes on phone a nice gal said currently, disabled vets not eligible but if you have any other kind of family tie to navy you are.

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