We hear veterans say all the time “The VA will pay for my funeral”, but the truth can leave your family with bills they might not be able to pay.
Please review this page so that you know how much the VA will pay if you qualify
All our information comes directly from VA.gov.
If you do not want to be buried at a National Cemetery or there is not one close to where your family lives, then you need to consider Senior Final Expense Insurance to offset the limitation of benefits provided by the Va and help your family pay the extra cost.
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Burial in a National Cemetery
A gravesite is not reserved before it is needed for a burial. When a death occurs and eligibility for interment in a national cemetery is determined, grave space is assigned by the cemetery director.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Cemetery Administration maintains 136 national cemeteries in 40 states. You must be eligible to be buried at a National Cemetery.
If you don't want to be buried at an National Cemetery.
Burial & Plot Eligibility
Who Is Eligible?
• Veteran’s surviving spouse
• Veteran’s children
• The Veteran’s parents
• The executor / administrator of the estate
• The survivor of a legal union with the Veteran.
Veterans must have an discharge other than dishonorable.
How Much Does VA Pay?
For NON-SERVICE-connected deaths:
If the Veteran died after Oct. 1, 2017
If the Veteran was in a VA hospital at time of death
$762 burial allowance & $762 for a plot
Total = $1524 Maximum Allowance
If the Veteran was NOT in a VA hospital at time of death
$300 burial allowance & $762 for a plot
Total = $1,062 Maximum Allowance
VA Burial Allowance alone is NOT enough!
Senior Final Expense Insurance is the easiest way to make sure that you have covered the cost of your funeral and final bills.
Nobody wants to talk about it but dying is expensive! The average funeral ranges between $10,000 to $12,000 in 2020. And the average cremation is between $3,000 to $6,000.
If you have the cash put away for these expanses, then you might not need a Final Expense plan. But if you don’t have the money right now, you are gambling with your loved ones. They will be responsible for the bills if you leave them money behind or not.
Here is a few FACTS you need to know:
Your Rate will not increase as you get older or if your health declines.
As long as you make your payments, your policy will remain active.
Your coverage amount will not decrease due to age or health.
No Exam Required
Most insurance companies only require a Prescription history check and Medical history check.
Tax Free Benefit
Life Insurance most of the time is not taxed when it's paid out. If you have a $10K policy, that is the amount your beneficiary will get.
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You have 30 days to decided. If you don't like something about it, return it. Full refund & no questions asked.
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Most frequent questions and answers
We can, but we will be limited by the options we have. Most Insurance companies don’t allow sales over the phone. By choosing to do everything over the phone you are eliminating some of the most affordable companies we can use.
If you do NOT have the money (around $8,500 for a burial or around $3,500 for a cremation) in the bank right NOW to take care of your final expenses, then you need a policy.
It is just the amount of coverage that you get. A burial plan is $10,000 in coverage or less, it’s just used to cover the burial cost itself. Anything more then $10,000 in coverage we call a Final Expense plan because you will use the money for other bills that are left behind which are your Final Expenses. Both plans are “Whole Life” and everything else is the same.
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