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Military Discounts Offered by Stores, Services and Online Sites

Updated: November 16, 2022

2022 veterans and military discount list of hundreds of companies that offer military discounts to service members, retired military, veterans, spouses and their families. Featured Veterans Discounts Available All Year Military & Veterans Discounts Year Round Auto Car Rental Clothing & Shoes Computers, Electronics, Gaming Education Entertainment Eyewear Financial & Insurance Fitness Flowers & Gifts […]

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2023 Military Pay Charts (Projected)

Updated: October 25, 2022

Here are the projected 2023 military pay charts. Troops may see a 4.6% pay increase in 2023, according to the Employment Cost Index (ECI) formula and the draft 2023 defense budget. Lawmakers use the ECI formula for wages and salaries to help determine final military pay increases each year. Final increases are subject to change […]

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American Express Military Fee Waiver

Updated: November 3, 2022

There are many credit card options that feature perks for being a military member. You will find military fee waivers offered by a variety of high-profile credit cards including American Express, which means you may be eligible to access high-value credit cards (assuming the applicant is otherwise financially qualified) that can push your access to […]

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COLA Increase Watch 2023-2024

Updated: November 9, 2022

The 2023 COLA increase will be 8.7%, according to the Social Security Administration. It’s too early to figure out the 2024 COLA rate, but we’ll keep tracking inflation data and other factors that could impact the 2024 COLA increase here. 2022 – 2023 COLA The Social Security Administration announced the 8.7% COLA increase in October […]

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2022-2023 VA Disability Rates

Updated: November 8, 2022

2023 VA disability rates will see an 8.7% cost-of-living increase based on the Social Security Administration’s 2023 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). 2023 VA disability rates go into effect on Dec. 1, 2022. You can still find 2022 rates on this page, but we’ve demoted them below the 2023 rate tables, as 2023 rates will take over […]

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Veterans Day Free and Discounted Meals

2022 Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts and Deals

Updated: November 11, 2022

On Veterans Day, stores and restaurants across the nation show their thanks by providing a significant discount or a free meal to veterans and military service members. We compile Veterans Day offers for free meals and discounts and verify them throughout the year to ensure our list’s accuracy. While we’ve worked to verify each listing, […]

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Denny’s 2022 Veterans Day Deal

Updated: November 11, 2022

Denny’s restaurants will offer a free Veterans Day breakfast to veterans, active-duty, National Guard and reserve service members on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Free Breakfast at Denny’s on Veterans Day 2022 You can score a free ‘Build Your Own Grand Slam’ at Denny’s from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Veterans Day.   Choose any […]

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Olive Garden’s 2022 Veterans Day Deal

Updated: November 11, 2022

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2022, Olive Garden will offer service members and veterans one free meal from a special menu, according to Darden Restaurants, which owns the Olive Garden chain.  Olive Garden’s Free Veterans Day Meal Options Olive Garden’s special Veterans Day menu includes: Never-ending soup, salad and breadsticks Cheese ravioli Spaghetti and meatballs […]

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Veterans Day Sales

2022 Veterans Day Sales – Online & for Everybody

Updated: November 11, 2022

List of Veterans Day online sales including promo codes where required.  These sales are available to everybody not just Veterans and active duty members; online and in-store. Veterans Day Guide to Offers National Free Meals & Discounts 2022 Discounts and Veterans Day Deals 2022 Offers We are updating these now, heading into Veterans Day 2022! […]

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Veterans Day Discounts and Deals

2022 Discounts and Veterans Day Deals

Updated: November 11, 2022

A list of 2022 Veterans Day free deals and discounts, such as free or discounted hotels, haircuts, car washes and many more deals specifically for veterans, active-duty service members, reservists and members of the National Guard. Restaurant discounts are often the most popular. Check out our 2022 list of Veterans Day Free Meals here. Veterans […]

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Charitable Programs for Veterans Day

Veterans Day Giving Back Programs

Updated: November 10, 2022

2022 Veterans Day giving back programs and giveaways that allow all people to contribute as well as resources for veterans, retired military and active duty military to seek assistance. Veterans Day 2022 will be on Friday, Nov. 11th, 2022. 2022 Veterans Day Charitable Programs We are updating this list frequently as Veterans Day approaches! Check […]

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How VA Disability Benefits Impact Social Security Payments

How VA Disability Affects SSA Benefits

Updated: November 2, 2022

Veterans who receive, or are eligible to receive, the Department of Veterans Affairs compensation for service-connected medical issues may be qualified to receive Social Security Disability Insurance, also known as SSDI. A second Social Security benefit, Social Security Insurance, offers government funds to help those in need (with or without military service). These benefits are […]

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Reserve & National Guard Retirement Points

How To Calculate Reserve or Guard Retirement Points

Updated: November 2, 2022

For Reserve and Guard service members, calculating military retirement pay is an important part of financial and life planning. Eligibility to receive military retirement pay is based on service points earned during service. Those points rely closely on the professional choices a service member makes. Do you need to know how to calculate Reserve or Guard […]

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2023 Military Pay

2023 Military Pay

Updated: October 25, 2022

United States military members will likely see their largest-ever pay increase in 2023 – a 4.6% hike, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Cost Index (ECI) and the draft 2023 defense budget. The White House released its 2023 defense budget proposal in March, and so far congress has upheld the 4.6% bump. Basic […]

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