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VA Loan options when buying a home.

When choosing a lender for your new home, don't be fooled by the "VA" label in a name.

omaha_ne_veteranIn America, some words create associations in our minds that lead to trust. For those who have served in the military and other patriots, one of those words is "veteran." Another is the label "VA."

Sadly, not everyone using those words is deserving of our trust.

Several national lenders are trading on "Veterans" or "VA" to gain trust with veterans and their families, while charging them more than the going rate for their loans. They're also tacking on fees that other lenders don't charge.

Some are also violating the terms of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) by failing to provide a good faith estimate when

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Summer Camp – In Omaha it's not what it used to be, it's better!

Omaha parents and children don't need to worry about summer boredom, nor about a lack of learning experiences, because here in Omaha, summer camp is just not what it used to be.

Whether a day-camp or a stay away from home, summer camp is no longer all about singing songs and doing arts and crafts. Of course some do offer that, but they offer so much more. Here's a sampling:

For animal lovers…

Kids who love animals can attend "Camp Kindness," a weeklong summer camp offered by the Nebraska Humane Society. Here the campers learn about animals from therapy lambs to wounded birds of prey – and of course about dogs and cats.

Because so many of the campers are repeat visitors, the Human

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Moving to Omaha with children?
Consider the Papillion-La Vista School District

The Papillion-La Vista School District (PLSD) has as its motto: "Excellence…One Student at a Time."

Their dedication to this end is backed by District Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission – placing the Papillion-La Vista School District into an elite group. Only 793 school districts nationwide hold this accreditation.

While individual schools in our district have been accredited for over 20 years, the district accreditation is new. Now parents can rest assured that no matter which school in the District their child attends, it will provide him or her with the safest, most enriching learning environment possible.

Of course, this comes as no surprise to

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