Mutually Speaking


Dislocation Allowance for PCS Moves

November 27, 2023

A dislocation allowance, or DLA, is a monetary allowance paid to eligible servicemembers who undergo a household move due to Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders or an evacuation. It is intended to help offset costs incurred by servicemembers during their move that are not reimbursed by other allowances and moving expenses that are paid…


Understanding the GI Bill

March 24, 2023

The GI Bill was first signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944 to...

The Survivor Benefit Plan and a Disabled Child Beneficiary

March 15, 2023

The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) provides a monthly income annuity to named beneficiaries...

Do Veterans’ Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Count as Income?

March 6, 2023

Tax season has people all over the country reviewing their finances and organizing their...

Converting Term to Permanent Insurance

February 22, 2023

Term and permanent life insurance can play different roles in your insurance strategy....

Life Insurance and Taxes

February 14, 2023

Nothing is certain except death and taxes – except when it comes to life insurance. In...

Life Insurance for Newlyweds

February 3, 2023

If you and your partner have just gotten married, or are planning a wedding,...