Amanda Pallay

After a restless decade spent writing, video editing, dancing to Sisters of Mercy and playing video games for days, Amanda has finally settled comfortably into her role as nerdy mom and copywriter for Quicken Loans. When not writing articles for and about veterans and service members, she can be found hanging out with her son, Jude, and daughter, Ripley. If you wanna chat about the military, Star Trek or the band Clutch – she’s your gal.
Amanda Pallay

Articles by Amanda Pallay

Frequently Asked Questions About VA Loans

Frequently Asked Questions about VA Loans

VA loans are an exclusive benefit for veterans and eligible service members. And even though it’s one of the most widely used benefits by veterans, it also raises many questions. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about VA loans to help break it down.

Pest Inspection For VA Loans

Pest Inspection for VA Loans

In the past, the Department of Veterans Affairs requirements for VA loans did not allow veterans to pay for their pest inspections. That was an issue that had to be handled by the seller, realtor or lender. However, the VA has recently updated their guidelines to help simplify the process, and is now allowing veterans to pay for pest inspections in some states.

How To Identify A Craftsman-Style Home: The History, Types And Features

How to Identify a Craftsman-Style Home: The History, Types and Features

Craftsman-style architecture is used as a catch-all term for any kind of house with a porch and columns these days. How many people can really identify a Craftsman home? How many people understand the Arts and Crafts movement that helped to create this architectural style? This in-depth article has everything you need to become educated and informed on the history and the style of Craftsman architecture.

Veterans Day Discounts 2015

Veterans Day Discounts 2015

In addition to sharing how we care about and support veterans, we wanted to highlight some of the ways other places are showing their support through discounts on their services. If you’re a veteran, be sure to check out some of these deals. They’re pretty good. If you’re not a veteran, make sure you pass this along to someone who is!

What Is Long-Term Care Insurance?

What is Long-Term Care Insurance?

Long-term care insurance is an insurance policy you pay for that will help cover the costs if you have a chronic illness, disability or another condition that requires help on a daily basis. Find out how a long-term care insurance policy can help you.