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Veterans benefits you don't want to miss

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 18: Large-scale veterans' benefits such as the G.I. Bill get a lot of attention, and rightfully so — the programs give veterans a significant leg up when it comes to paying for an education, one of life's most expensive milestones. But there are lesser-known benefits for veterans, many of which are tax-exempt and available for spouses and dependents, although eligibility rules can be strict: Some programs are only for disabled veterans; others require wartime service or have certain income limitations. Most stipulate a certain amount of service and honorable discharge. Related: Gifts for Veterans and Service Members

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Large-scale veterans' benefits such as the G.I. Bill get a lot of attention, and rightfully so — the programs give veterans a significant leg up when it comes to paying for an education, one of life's most expensive milestones. But there are lesser-known benefits for veterans, many of which are tax-exempt and available for spouses and dependents, although eligibility rules can be strict: Some programs are only for disabled veterans; others require wartime service or have certain income limitations. Most stipulate a certain amount of service and honorable discharge. 

Related: Gifts for Veterans and Service Members

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