Surviving Spouse Financial Affairs

Financial Counseling

There are numerous resources available related to financial counseling.

Home Loans

An overview of VA home loans as well as information regarding benefits, eligibility, how to apply and more can be found here.

Social Security

Information regarding social security, including how to report a death, as well as benefits for survivors can be found here.


It is important to be aware of different types of scams, to have preventive measures in place to avoid them, and to know what steps to take if you have been scammed.

Scam Alerts

More information about scams:

Advice and Helpful Tips

Managing Debt After Death: 10 Things You Need to Know (PDF)