Financial Services


  • Empower Processing Merchant Services and Credit Card Processing

    Empower Processing


    Empower Processing offers discounted merchant services to VFW Posts, Departments, Members, and Member Referrals. As the VFW's exclusive provider of credit card processing services, Empower helps Posts run their canteens and operations in an efficient and business-like manner. Participating Posts will save money on their credit card processing and receive monthly donations from Empower’s revenues. 

    Empower offers payment processing solutions and complete merchant services, including: 

    • Credit and debit card processing 
    • Mobile and wireless processing
    • eCommerce 
    • Check services
    • Gift cards 
    • Bundled POS and terminal packages 

    VFW Posts, Departments and Members

    Empower has created a special credit card processing program exclusively for VFW Posts. The program generates revenues for Posts from their food, beverage, and bingo sales, memberships, and Post rentals. The program features: 

    Low, national wholesale discount pricing 
    No AVS fees
    Save money on credit card processing 
    No batch header fees 
    Free to join, free to set-up, open to all Posts 
    No early termination fees 
    Free training 
    No contracts 
    Free cost analysis 
    Exclusive bundled services programs 
    Free, unlimited support 
    Secure data and transactions (PCI Compliant)
    Post receives monthly revenue from credit card sales 
    Maximize Post revenues and receive risk-free donations 

    Referrals from VFW Posts, Departments, and Members

    Increase your Posts revenue stream by referring merchants to Empower. The merchant receives all the benefits and features of the Empower program, plus a monthly contribution from the participating merchants credit card transactions are donated to the referring Post. 

    Click here for more information.

    Contact Carson Kainer, Empower Community Relations Manager, email or call 877.343.2450. 

  • H&R Block

    H&R Block


    H&R Block is a full service tax preparation provider that offers in-office, online and software solutions. With over 10,000 office locations and over 60 years of tax preparation experience, let the professionals at H&R Block take care of your tax needs this season. From in-office services, to discounts on online and software tax preparation products, as a VFW member you can save even more!

    Log in to access discounts only available to VFW members.

  • Identity Guard - Identity Theft Protection


    Feeling vulnerable to online threats? Identity Guard is proud to offer a 20% discount on comprehensive identity theft protection to VFW members and their families. 

    By leveraging the power of IBM Watson, Identity Guard provides a powerful early warning system to members, warning you of potential vulnerabilities and alerting you when your identity may be at risk. 

    With Identity Guard Total, you can receive:

    • $1 Million Identity Theft Insurance[1]
    • VantageScore™ Credit Score[2]
    • Online “Black Market” Monitoring
    • Dark Web Monitoring
    • Child Identity Protection (available in family plans)

    We understand that the safety and security of your family is important to you, and it’s important to us too. Start your protection today with Identity Guard.

    For special discounted rates for VFW members, please log in.

    [1] Identity Theft Insurance underwritten by insurance company subsidiaries or affiliates of American International Group‚ Inc. The description herein is a summary and intended for informational purposes only and does not include all terms‚ conditions and exclusions of the policies described. Please refer to the actual policies for terms‚ conditions‚ and exclusions of coverage. Coverage may not be available in all jurisdictions.

    [2] The score you receive with Identity Guard is provided for educational purposes to help you understand your credit. It is calculated using the information contained in your TransUnion credit file. Lenders use many different credit scoring systems, and the score you receive with Identity Guard is not the same score used by lenders to evaluate your credit.

  • USAA Auto and Home Insurance


    Available only to a few - military members, veterans who received a discharge type of Honorable and their eligible family members - access to USAA Insurance can be passed down proudly from one generation to the next. Those who have it enjoy an unmatched level of service and benefits. It's why 92% of USAA members plan to stay with USAA for life.¹ In addition to competitive rates, we offer members additional savings when they own other USAA products such as homeowner or renters insurance.² Learn more about how USAA Insurance can help you begin a legacy for your family, click here.

  • USAA Banking, Investments and Financial Planning


    The USAA family of companies provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products and advice to 11.2 million current and former members of the U.S. military and their families. Known for its legendary commitment to its members, USAA is consistently recognized for outstanding service, employee well-being and financial strength. USAA membership is open to all who are serving our nation in the U.S. military or have received a discharge type of Honorable - and their eligible family members. For more information about USAA, or to learn more about membership, call 1.800.274.8839 or click here

    Investments/ Insurance: Not FDIC Insured ∙ Not Bank Issued, Guaranteed or Underwritten ∙ May Lose Value
    Use of the term “member” or "membership" does not convey any eligibility rights for auto and property insurance products, or legal or ownership rights in USAA. Membership eligibility and product restrictions apply and are subject to change. To be eligible for auto and property insurance, separated military personnel must have received a discharge type of Honorable. Eligible former dependents of USAA members may purchase auto or property insurance if the member obtained USAA auto or property insurance.
    ¹Based on 2015 Member Communications Trend Survey.
    ²Multiple product savings do not apply in all states or situations. Savings subject to change. Restrictions apply.
    Purchase of a product other than USAA auto or property insurance or purchase of an insurance policy offered through the USAA Insurance agency, does not established eligibility for, or membership in, USAA property and casualty insurance companies.
    USAA means United Services Automobile Association and its insurance, banking, investment and other companies. Banks Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender
    Financial planning services and financial advice provided by USAA Financial Planning Services Insurance Agency, Inc. (known as USAA Financial Insurance Agency in California, Liscense # 0E36312), a registered investment adviser and insurance agency and its wholly owned subsidiary, USAA Financial Advisors, Inc., a registered broker dealer.
    Investments provided by USAA Investment Management Company and USAA Financial Advisors Inc., both registered broker dealers. 
  • USAA VFW Rewards Credit Card


    VFW USAA Rewards (TM) Credit Card

    With this card, you can support VFW's mission: to foster camaraderie among U.S. veterans of overseas conflicts; to serve our veterans, the military and our communities; and to advocate on behalf of all veterans. For every active account USAA Bank makes a contribution to the VFW. Get an exclusive VFW-branded design on your card. Your support helps the VFW to ensure that veterans are respected for their service. If you want more information, please click here or call 1.800.274.8839.