May 2020

Found 6 blog entries for May 2020.

Military Personnel Seeking a Phone Discount? Which Companies to ChooseAre you a military service member moving to Colorado Springs? If so, you may need a new phone carrier while you're there. There are many phone carriers that offer discounts to military service members, but you have to know where to look and how to get those discounts. Below is information that may be useful during your relocation.

AT&T

AT&T provides discounts to Active Duty, National Guard, Retired Military, Reserves, Veterans and their spouses. The benefit includes a 25% discount on any qualified wireless plans, including the AT&T Unlimited and More and AT&T Unlimited and More Premium wireless plans.

The discounts can be complicated, but it's important to remember the more services on the bill, the bigger the discount. This includes a $15

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Everything to Know About Downsizing for a Military MoveMembers of the military often find themselves moving from one place to another. If you're a service member or are married to a service member, you may have to move many times before retirement. Downsizing before a relocation can make moving easier, less expensive, and can take the stress out of moving. The following tips can make downsizing easier.

Set Goals

Downsizing is a chore, but it's easier to manage if it's done in phases. People who are serious about downsizing can start by setting a goal for downsizing each room of the house. When downsizing each room, follow this pattern:

  • Make a "donate," "sell" and "throw away" pile
  • Eliminate anything that has not been used in more than one year
  • Get rid of anything still in moving boxes
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Home Improvement Stores With Military Discounts in Colorado SpringsHome improvement can get expensive! Fortunately, military personnel and veterans can take advantage of discounts when performing home improvements. Whether you're buying tools for a building project or you're purchasing drapes and blinds for your home decor, the following stores provide military discounts that make home improvements easier and less expensive. Here's what you need to know about home improvement stores with military discounts in Colorado Springs.

Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware in Colorado Springs offers a 10% discount to military customers. At Ace, customers can purchase everything from tools to fertilizer, shovels, nuts, bolts and a variety of household goods like garbage bags, storage bins, cleaning products and more. Ace Hardware is

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Are You Renting Your Home After Your Military Move? TipsRenting your home after a military move can be a big decision. The following tips can help you through the process of renting your home after a military move. Knowing the laws of the state, working with a professional management company and working with a good real estate professional can make renting a home to someone easier. Here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Ask Yourself: Are You Prepared to Be a Landlord?

Being a landlord isn't easy, but it can be especially difficult for anyone living far away from the house they're renting. For a military service member who is trying to decide if they're ready to rent a

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Should You Make a Down Payment with a VA Loan?A VA loan is a loan backed by the Department of Veteran's Affairs. Veterans and service men and women have access to VA loans as do their surviving spouses. VA loans are known to have many attractive benefits for home buyers on a budget. They're distinctive from many other types of mortgages in that they do not require a down payment and also do not require the home buyer to pay for mortgage insurance. This can save the person buying a home a great deal of money, and can make home buying a possibility for people who may not otherwise be able to afford this kind of purchase.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage or home loan professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Benefits of Making a

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Healthcare Facilities for Veterans in Colorado Springs, COThose who have served in the military and now live in Colorado Springs will find there are many facilities in the region that provide healthcare services for veterans, where they can receive high-quality physical healthcare as well as the mental healthcare services.

These are the Colorado Springs healthcare support options that are available for veterans:

PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic

The PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic is a healthcare clinic located in Colorado Springs that is operated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. This clinic specializes in providing area veterans with the primary care services they need, including preventative healthcare, treatment for common

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