Transitioning to new medical coverage when reaching age 65 can seem like a daunting task, which is why MOAA has created a publication and included a checklist to help you prepare for, transition into, and understand TRICARE For Life and Medicare with confidence and ease. For our PREMIUM and LIFE Members, benefits counseling with MOAA staff experts will assist in troubleshooting questions specific to your situation.
Navigating through benefits information often leaves servicemembers with more questions than answers, which is why MOAA has created a publication to guide service members like you.
MOAA national has compiled a guide of best practices for its more than 400 chapters. This guide provides detailed information and suggestions regarding the formation, organization, and management of MOAA state councils and local chapters.
Maintaining an estate plan should be a priority for everyone, and this publication will guide your development.
Readiness is as important for active duty families as it is for our military, which is why MOAA has created a publication to help your family organize crucial military, benefits, financial, and family information.
Making smart financial decisions is not always as clear as we would like it to be. Whether you are buying a home, considering investments, starting college planning for your children, or other life decisions, this publication has the answers you need.
The military lifestyle brings with it the promise of travel, adventure and new experiences. On the flip side, it also guarantees a transient lifestyle and challenges to maintaining a career. This publication will be a helpful resource to you in your pursuit of a career.
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Former Spouse Benefits guides you through the Former Spouses’ Protection Act, disposable retired pay, payments, eligibility, application, court orders, tax reporting, TRICARE, the Survivor Benefit Plan, other benefits and entitlements for former spouses, and more.
This publication is a simple-to-use checklist highlighting steps to prepare for retirement and necessities for the application process for retired pay.
This guide can help you prepare, make decisions, and ease the financial, medical, and property transition for your family after you’re gone.
If you're daunted by rising tuition costs (or know someone who is), MOAA's October 2012 Military Education Guide is chock-full of useful information about financial aid options, which degrees will pay off, and how to get the most from the GI Bill.
A booklet that contains comprehensive advice on planning and conducting an effective job-hunting campaign. This publication is only available to MOAA members.
Discover the benefit options available to you and find out what you need to do to take advantage of them. This publication includes worksheets and easy-to-follow charts to help you calculate qualifying service, retired pay, and survivor annuity amounts; meet application deadlines; and determine your best health insurance options.
This publication guides you through MOAA advocacy, legislative goals, the legislative process, and myths and challenges for servicemembers in the legislative process and provides a legislative action checklist and resources.
MOAA serves officers and their families in every stage of career and life. This publication is a quick reference for up-to-date necessary resources to navigate your way through your military career.
MOAA has created this workbook to assist you in gathering all of your family’s crucial information — from investments to legal documents, insurance policies, and more.
This publication will help you understand what benefits you are entitled to as a surviving spouse and what changes you can expect after you remarry.
Uniformed and civilian leaders have created a perfect storm - providing political top cover to slash pay and benefits with repeated, alarming - and noticeably misleading - statements on personnel cost growth. View the 2014 MOAA Storming the Hill brochure.
Is your state doing all it can to improve quality of life for military people -- retirees, veterans, spouses, and children? MOAA’s 2014 state-by-state assessment evaluates several key indicators of military friendliness in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The result is a handy resource and a compass for state-level advocacy in this free download. Our benefits are under attack and MOAA needs your help to preserve your pay and earned benefits.
The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) allows servicemembers to pass on a portion of their military retired benefits to their survivors, which is why 78 percent of officers participate in it. MOAA has created this publication, which includes worksheets, to help you in making your SBP decisions.
When a family member dies, the last things on your mind are taxes and notifying pension-plan administrators. MOAA has created this checklist you can keep on hand to refer to when dealing with a death in the family.
You have a full life balancing work and personal commitments. Yet, your future depends on how well you save and invest so you can afford to retire. Investing is not something you can do by the seat of your pants. Every time something goes wrong, it can delay your future plans by years. You don’t want to take on another life commitment like becoming an investment expert. The MOAA Investors’ Manual is here to help. It's packed full of solid investment concepts based on history and experience, so now you can relax about your investments and future and concentrate on your life.
MOAA's Transition Guide: Best Foot Forward offers advice about post-service education, career strategies, and personal matters like household finances and health care options.
Facing longer life expectancies, rising costs of care, and tighter government restrictions, many are planning ahead for long term care. MOAA has created this publication to inform you of what you need to know now about long term care.
Most people don’t realize SBP payments are reduced by
the amount of DIC that survivors receive if the death of the member was caused
by their military service. This reduction can deprive military survivors
of up to $1,215 a month. Learn about this issue, and stand with MOAA as
we lobby Congress for change!
Your Guide to Military Burials will guide you through eligibility for burial; locations of federal, state, and post cemeteries; burial at sea; deaths abroad; and more.