Veterans' Information

Veterans should be vigilant against scams directed at them. Some companies use military-sounding names and hire former officers as salespeople to earn trust and lure military personnel into investment and lending scams. Don't be vulnerable to these marketing tactics. Also included on this page is some information on the benefits available to veterans.


California Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for administering a number of special veterans' programs, benefits, and services for California veterans and their families.

View the 2019 edition of "Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors".


Access Veterans Pension Program.


Read educational materials from the Department of Business Oversight that help inform service members about financial scams and predatory lending.

The San Francisco Veterans Benefits Protection Benefits Project is dedicated to bring awareness and fight pension poaching scams targeting older veterans.

The Center on Elder Abuse helps veterans protect themselves from scams by offering information on Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance Benefits, tips for protecting your finances, and guidelines for avoiding possible scams and unwise investments.