Lincoln Military Housing Blog

Feb 25 2020

Preparing Your Military Tax Return Tax Tips for Military Families

April 15 is Tax Day, which means tax season only has a little under two months to go. The key to a successful tax season is ample preparation in advance to make sure you aren’t missing anything important. Read below for tips on how to make sure...

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Jan 07 2020

9 Differences Between Military Life vs Civilian Life

Switching between civilian life and military life is a balancing act. Adjusting between two different lives can be difficult, but with the right approaches and understandings, the transition can be an easy and enjoyable process. Read below to...

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Dec 20 2019

2020 BAH Rates: Updated Military Housing Allowance Infographic

New 2020 Basic Allowance for Housing rates were released by the Department of Defense on December 12, 2019. The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) infographic and information below have been updated to reflect the new rates.

Understanding the...

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Dec 17 2019

How to Manage Common Military Finance Challenges

It has been reported that one of the largest burdens on military families is finances, and that the worst financial times for military families are the first two months after deployment and the first two months after returning. To avoid adding...

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Nov 19 2019

Holiday Military Discounts & Programs for Military Families

The holidays are always a magical time, but they are also an expensive time. Whether your military member is home for the holidays or deployed, we know the holiday season can be a difficult time for military families. Luckily, military members...

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Jul 26 2018

Primer on Basic Allowance for Housing & Military BAH Benefits

The Basic Allowance for Housing was established to help service members and their families afford suitable homes. This military benefit can have a substantial impact on those who qualify, but sometimes the details can be hard to decipher. Here,...

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Feb 06 2018

Everything Military Families Need to Know About Filing Taxes

Gross income, combat pay exclusions, employee business deductions, child tax credits, first-time homebuyer credit repayment...is your head spinning yet? The tax season is a doozy for any citizen, but military taxes and considerations are a beast...

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Jan 29 2018

Do You Have Additional Renter’s Insurance? Know the Benefits!

You're renting, do you really need to spend more every month for renter’s insurance? Is it really that important? Despite the Department of Defense's removal of the renter's insurance component of BAH on January 1, 2015, Lincoln Military Housing...

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Oct 10 2017

Managing Your Budget: Be a Military Family Budget Planner

In any family, managing finances and budgets is a top priority. Developing specific goals and creating a plan to help you achieve those goals can help you know where to get started and take action. Here are a few tips to help you manage your...

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Our mission is to provide premier homes and outstanding management and maintenance services to military families, who deserve nothing less. We strive to understand the changing needs of military families and consider it our duty to improve the quality of life for those who live in our communities.

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