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Simple, Effective Ways To Help Kids Through Split Holidays After A Divorce

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When you are facing your first holiday season during or after a divorce, many tears may inevitably be shed. Try not to show your kids how upset you are. On the other hand, don't hide the fact that you will miss them and want to be with them. Lavish them with love throughout the holiday season and help prepare them for celebrating some of the holiday season without you.  Try the following ways to help your little ones through their first split holiday season.

7 December 2017

Social Security Disability And Autoimmune Disease: What You Need To Know

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If you've been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that affects your thyroid, you know how far-reaching the effects of the condition can be. What you may not know is that if you are unable to work because of it, you may qualify for Social Security Disability. While qualifying for disability can be a challenge, understanding the basics and how they apply to your condition may make it easier. Here are some things you need to know before you apply.

9 November 2017

Gaps in Care After a Car Accident: Why to Avoid Them & What to Do if You Can't

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If you've been injured in a car accident, you may have to seek several weeks or even months of treatment with either a chiropractor or physical therapist—but it's important to make sure that you are as consistent as possible with that treatment.  Otherwise, any gaps in your care could be used against you. Here is what you need to know: It's important to seek medical help as soon as you realize you are injured.

19 September 2017

3 Tips For Giving Your VA Benefits Claim The Best Possible Chance

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You've probably heard about the notoriously long waiting periods for VA benefits claims. If you want to give your claim the best possible chance, it's important you do everything you can to make sure there are no hiccups in your claim process. Here are a few tips to avoid having issues with your VA benefits claim. 1. Follow All Instructions for Filing a Claim to the Letter The claim process can vary depending on the specific benefits you're applying for.

13 September 2017

3 Red Flags To Watch For When Buying A Business

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Finding a business to purchase is difficult, but what happens after you have found one can be more challenging. Before the purchase of the business becomes final, there is a lot of due diligence that must be completed. Sometimes, research will reveal that a business might not be as good of a deal as it appears to be. If you are in the process of buying a business, here are some red flags to watch out for:

29 August 2017

Do I Need To Pay Workers Compensation To Contractors?

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Independent contractors are not your employees and you are not required by the law to pay workers compensation to them. However, the answer to the question of whether you need to pay workers compensation to contractors is a tricky business. Classification For one, employers often misclassify some of their employees as contractors. Thus, if you are unsure whether you need to pay workers compensation to a worker, it is best to classify him or her first.

29 August 2017

Are You Looking To Obtain Spousal Support? Questions You Should Be Ready To Answer At A Hearing

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If you are in the process of getting a divorce and your husband has been the primary or only breadwinner in the family for some time, you may be looking to obtain spousal support. Spousal support allows you to continue to live the lifestyle you have become accustomed to while giving you time to obtain an education or the skills you need in order to earn a living on your own.

20 August 2017

Can You Prove Your Personal Injury Case After Being Hurt In A Truck Accident?

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As a trucker, you rely on your truck to make a living and provide for your family. Being hurt in an accident can limit your ability to do so, which is why you should be compensated for your pain and suffering if you weren't at fault. Wondering if you can prove your personal injury case? Consider these points to help make a determination: You Can Prove Truck or Bodily Damage

8 August 2017

Seven Ideas On Things You Can Use As Collateral To Get A Bail Bond

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If you've been arrested and you can't get out of jail until you post bail, you need to manage to come to an agreement regarding a bail bond as soon as possible to get back to your everyday responsibilities. Fortunately, there are many options out there for providing acceptable collateral to a bail bond agent so you can get out of jail immediately even if you can't post bail upfront. 

1 August 2017

Don't Be So Quick: Settlements And Workers' Comp

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Once you are injured on the job, you can expect to reap some great benefits from your employer's workers' comp plan. Medical bills? No problem. Stay home and recuperate? Go right ahead. In many cases, your time using these benefits is confined to a few weeks or so, and then you are back on the job and healthy. Unfortunately, not all injuries heal so well, and in some cases they never heal at all.

24 July 2017