With the Federal Budget in flux and stories on the front page of almost every newspaper in America, military families might be wondering if they’ll see a paycheck in March if there is a shutdown. According to press reports you can sleep easy.
According to an Associated Press Report:
Veterans might have a different experience, however. The same report stated that there may be delays processing VA benefit requests such as new applications for the GI Bill benefits. Probably most emotionally charged, VA benefits for funerals for veterans could be delayed. Military.com reports:
While it is likely that most active duty families will see only minor disruptions in benefits, now is a great time to consider your emergency fund. Have three to six months of expenses stored away would likely reduce any stress you might have about the government’s turbulence.