What is the Maximum Servicemember Age under the SCRA?

The max age in military enlistment varies from branch to branch, but it is usually between 28-35. Anyone enlisting must meet the max age limit based on the particular branch they are joining. Maximum military age should not be confused with minimum age requirements, which generally range between 17 and 18, depending upon the permission…

Military Status Types

If you are a business owner who serves active duty service members, it is essential to have an understanding of their active duty status. Not only is having knowledge of active duty servicemembers required by law, but you could also face fines and penalties from the Department of Defense or the court if this obligation…

Military Auto Loans And The SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act)

Military Auto Loans And The SCRA (Servicemembers Civil Relief Act)

The auto lending and the SCRA landscape in the United States is characterized by many millions of borrowers, with almost 44 percent of Americans taking out auto loans. The additional fact that interest rates are higher for used cars, long-term loans, and those with low credit scores adds to the complexity. This creates a challenging…

How Do You Obtain a Certificate of Military Service?

A military service certificate, known by many other names such as nonmilitary affidavits or active duty verification, is essential to military members despite their active or inactive status. It also protects any active service member from being pursued legally while serving their country. A certificate of military service is as it says: proof of kindness…

The SCRA Interest Rate – Know When and How to Calculate It!

The SCRA or Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is a federal law that first and foremost protects military personnel who are on active duty military service from persecution in legal or financial matters while they are deployed. This benefit unique to servicemembers also offers an interest rate of 6%, with a recent interest rate reduction of…

How to Check if a person is a Soldier or covered under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act?

How to Check if a person is a Soldier or covered under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act?

As a freelancer, consultant, or independent contractor, you may have worked with clients who are active duty service members. And while that you may think you hit the client jackpot (a military client means a guaranteed, reliable income stream and a reliable person), you should take a step back and make sure that your potential…

What is a Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Affidavit issued by the SCRA Centralized Verification Service?

What is a Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Affidavit issued by the SCRA Centralized Verification Service?

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, also known as the SCRA, is a federal act that ensures financial and legal protections to servicemembers during active duty and military service. However, as the name implies, the SCRA also provides protections for reservists and those who have received their call-up orders but have…