You may have heard about the “Widow’s Tax” and Congress’ potential changes to the Survivor Special Indemnity Allowance (SSIA). Read the full article for an explanation of the SSIA, the recent news surrounding it, and why there can be confusion about military widow entitlements.
If you have a child with a disability, know that the military provides benefits and programs to assist your family. Read below to learn all the programs and recent legislative changes that can benefit military families with special needs children.
AAFMAA’s redesigned Family Information Report (FIR) for Grandfathered Members and Military Benefit Analysis (MBA) for Premier Service Members consolidates your personal, military and financial information into one concise, easy-to-read document that summarizes the benefits and entitlements your family receives at different life stages. Read more on how to access the FIR and MBA online.