Tuesday, December 31, 2013

SCRA Military Benefits (Lower interest rates to 4%)

Many banks offer SCRA (Servicemember Civil Relief Act) benefits for Military personnel. These include lower interest rates 4-6%, waived fee's, and many other benefits. This allows Active Military personnel and those serving oversees to focus on their missions and not have to worry as much about their finances at home. 
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Here is a list of banks that offer SCRA benefits:
  • American Express
    • Read our post on how to waive annual fees here
  • Chase
    • View our post on how to waive your chase credit card fees here
    • Interest rate to 4% while on active duty, Foreclosure protection
  • USAA
    • Lower interest rate of 4% on pre-existing USAA credit card and loan debt
  • Bank of America
    • Reduction or limits on interest rates, Reduced payments, Protection from foreclosure
  • Capital One
    • Maximum interest rate of 4% on your loan or extension of credit, No fees assessed on your loan or credit product
    • Get your annual fee's waived. Read The Military Frequent Flyers Post here
  • Wells Fargo
    • 4% interest rate on SCRA eligible loans that are serviced and owned by Wells Fargo, Foreclosure protection
  • US Bank
    • A Cap on Interest Rates, Auto Lease Termination, Help with Foreclosures
  • Citi
    • CitiMortgage Benefit Program, CitiMortgage Relocation Program
  • Sallie Mae
    • While you are serving in a hostile area that qualifies you for special pay, you do not have to pay interest on Direct Loans made on or after October 1, 2008, for up to 60 months.
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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013

Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus

We are working on an awesome post about 
but we want to notify our followers about an awesome limited-time discount ending soon.

The Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus gives you unlimited skiing and riding at Copper and Winter Park / Mary Jane, six days at Steamboat, and three days at Monarch. Zero blackout dates.
The regular adult pass is $539 but they are offering a military discount of $299 to active duty, retired and their dependents ($179 for a child).

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Ice! Attractions - Military Discount

Have you heard of Ice!?
It's a fun Christmas attraction of 2 million pounds of ice carved into Christmas stories, the nativity and kid-sized slides along with other attractions such as fountain shows, gingerbread house decorating and more.

Here's a clip of the Nashville location:

Open from November until January 5th
For more information, visit http://www.marriott.com/hotel-promotions/ice-at-gaylord-hotels.mi

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Military Discounts - Restaurants

OUTBACK has a Military Discount at all their restaurants until Dec 31. Its 10% off. 

*The Military Mates® 10% OFF discount is open to Military Personnel who have Valid ID information. Visit http://outback.com/troops for more details

Dont forget to check out our list of Year-round Military Restaurant Discounts HERE

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Free Christmas Trees

Hundreds of nurseries around the US participate in the Christmas SPIRIT foundation and FexEd's...

Monday, December 9, 2013

Military - Free Access to Nursing Hotline 24/7

Did you know that Military members have access to a registered nurse via the telephone 24/7?
The nursing advice line is FREE to healthcare beneficiaries and can aid families make informed healthcare decisions and reduce unnecessary trips to the ER. This would be great in scenarios that aren't emergent but rather urgent.

The #: 254-553-3695

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Cell Phone - Military/Veteran Wireless Discounts

Here's an update on the major wireless carriers and their respective Military discounts. 
The easiest way to enjoy these discounts is just to go to a local store and show them a form of Military/Veterans ID, DD form 214, Military Orders, or a Paystub. If you cant visit the store, you can always contact Customer Support and Email/Fax a copy of your Identification. Many of the companies allow you to apply online. I have provided the links below. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Save an additional 5% on your USAA Auto Insurance (AZ, ID, TX, VA, WA)

USAA is rolling out a discount for participating in their driving research program. If you've ever heard of Progressive's "Snapshot", its very similar to that. It collects data on your vehicle. As a reward for participating they will give you a 5% discount on your auto insurance.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Sears Heroes at Home Gift Card sent today!

Sears Heroes at Home Program has sent out emails to all those Active Military members that registered for their gift card promotion this year. If you have not received it, check your junk mail. The amount given this year is $28.75. Thank you Sears!!!

Sears Heroes at Home Wish Registry

You may use your e-gift card toward purchases online at sears.comkmart.com and landsend.com or in-store at any Sears, Kmart, or Lands' End location or by phone. You can check your Sears egift card balance at sears.com at any time.