Mutually Speaking


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 after a servicemember or retiree passes away. It is offered to all active duty servicemembers free of charge, but retirees must opt in to SBP before they leave active duty for coverage to continue into retirement. Retirees must pay a monthly premium…


Thrift Savings Plan Updates Coming Late Spring 2022

April 27, 2022

If you participate in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), changes are coming this year and...

Navy Mutual’s Efforts to Serve Continue to Evolve

April 22, 2022

When Navy Mutual was founded in 1879, the Army Navy Journal reported that one of the...

Supporting Our Military Children

April 15, 2022

Servicemembers are not the only ones who make enormous sacrifices to protect our nation....

Five Ways to Save During Military Saves Month

April 4, 2022

April is Military Saves Month! Military Saves is a campaign organized by the Consumer...

Long-Term Care for Veterans

March 28, 2022

Long-term care describes a range of services that help someone care for themselves....

What Is the VA Survivors Pension?

March 21, 2022

The VA Survivors Pension is a benefit offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs to...