Google to Offer Special IT Certificate Course to Veterans and Their Spouses

The United States military has a long and proud history of helping its members and their spouses with training not only for combat but for finding and excelling at career opportunities in the civilian world. Military leaders have always recognized that not every soldier is going to stay in uniform for the rest of his…

Training to be a Plumber While Serving Your Country

Secure job positions are rare. The job world is evolving fast, and there is less loyalty among owners and their workers. There was a time when a worker was a vital cog in a business’s operation, but in many cases today, owners never even meet the employees that they hire. Employees are also quick to…

U.S. Veterans: Be Careful, Opioid Abuse is on the Rise

Opioid drug abuse is on the rise across the United States, but there’s also a rise in veterans abusing opioids. In fact, statistics show that opioid abuse killed more Americans than the Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq wars combined. Advocates are focusing on helping veterans deal with the crisis. Accidental overdoses are twice as high for…

Military Veterans: Should You Be Investing in Real Estate?

Military veterans will receive a pension if they served on active duty for at least 90 days during a period of war. Honorable discharge is required, and single surviving spouses may be able to claim their spouse’s benefits. And there’s also no requirement for a person that is disabled. The problem is, as with a…

Benefits of Applying for Veterans Disability Benefits

Veterans disability benefits are awarded to veterans who are injured or incur a disease during active military service. Veterans must meet certain criteria and undergo medical examinations and massive amounts of paperwork throughout the process. Although the process of being approved for benefits can seem daunting, compensation could make the process well worth it in…

Veteran PTSD and Social Security

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is a serious mental health disorder that can require lifetime management. It can develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event such as domestic abuse or combat. Many factors can increase a person’s chances of developing PTSD that are outside of their control such as how long they’re exposed to…

What Veterans Need to Know about Debt after the Military

Debt is a part of life for many veterans. In fact, veterans and service members typically have more debt than civilians. Managing debt can be tricky, but educating yourself and learning your options can help you succeed at paying off your post-service debt. Remember that Credit Card Interest Rates are Standard Post-Service While you were…

Protect Your Rights By Knowing What To Do In Case of An Accident

Getting in a car accident is scary, but unfortunately it happens all too often around the world, including in the United States. The statistics are frightening and worrisome –  in the U.S. over 37,000 people are killed in car accidents each year while another 2.35 million more are hurt.   One of the most helpless…

Military Discharge Status and VA Benefits- How are they related?

Most individuals believe that a less-than-honorable discharge status from the military will result in the loss of military benefits. Benefits that could be revoked include healthcare, disability compensation, and educational assistance. Although most cases of a less-than-honorable discharge status do result in a revocation of military benefits, there are exceptions. Some Department of Veterans Affairs…

Teach These Habits To Your Children: They Might Use These Lessons For Life

As parents we are the best example that our children have when it comes to behaving in certain situations. Those people who have parents that never taught them how to manage money are more likely to make poor financial decisions than a person who was taught about credit, interest, as well as investing. Certain habits…

How A Mother Can Succeed During International Business Travel

Mothers that have to travel internationally for work have a tough challenge when it comes to balancing family time and work obligations. Although this is a challenge it is more than possible but it will take great organization. Mothers that thrive in huge meetings with clients or prospects are on the fast track to upper…

Misconceptions About VA Disability Claims

There are numerous myths regarding what filing for VA disability actually means and how it might affect veterans. Sometimes, veterans aren’t interested in filing a claim for VA disability benefits after their military duty ends for one reason or another. As there are several misconceptions regarding the process in general, this article aims to summarize…

Tips To Sleep Like A Baby For Insomniacs

Rock-a-bye baby You have tried all the possible combinations of giving up the late-night caffeine, making the bedroom dark and cozy, not watching horror movies or getting your to-do list right. But, even then, why are you still not being able to sleep? According to Kristen L. Knutson, there are several habits that you may…

What Parents of Teens Need to Know About Minors and DUI Charges

While the percentage of teens in high school who drink and drive has decreased by more than half since 1991, a recent tragedy in Texas involving a group of high school students sadly illustrates that the problem of intoxicated teens getting behind the wheel is still critical. A summer get together of high school friends…

How Military Veterans are Filling the Skills Gap

Each year, approximately 250,000 people leave military service and begin the process of transitioning back to civilian life. For many, the transition is difficult, and it can be a challenge for service members – particularly those with families – to find a career path in a tightening job market. Many veterans are finding their place…

Tips For Keeping Kids Safe From Dangerous Toys This Summer

With the market size of the U.S. toy industry surpassed the $26.5 billion range in 2016 and with a 5 percent domestic increase each year in sales, toys are clearly big business for manufacturers, parents, and of course, kids. Since toys are designed for use by young children – curious creatures who will touch, taste…

What Factors Should A Veteran Consider Before Hiring A Locksmith

Did you lock yourself out of the house, car or simply can’t find your keys? The last thing you need in such a situation is a self-proclaimed lock specialist showing up without the necessary tools to unlock these doors or inexperienced with your particular lock type. Whenever you find yourself in such a situation, contact…

Steps You Can Take To Avoid Getting Hurt on the Job

When going to work in the morning or at the start of a shift, most people probably don’t think about the possibility that a tragedy may occur while they are on the job. The same could probably be said for, Alex Radford, who was killed in a work accident at Campbell Soup on Highway 71…

The Advantages Of Relocating To And Starting A New Life In Canada

To help you decide whether relocating to and starting a new life in Canada is for you, it’s important that you begin by familiarizing yourself with the associated advantages and disadvantages of the same. The Advantages The absence of a language barrier, with the exception of the French speaking areas, is one of the main…

4 Designs of Boots to Keep Your Kids’ Feet Safe

Kids just can’t keep still. They always want to go outside to explore their surroundings, getting into puddles, snow or muck at every opportunity. Providing durability and protection, boots are a great choice of footwear for active children. But with all the different brands and styles out there, choosing the right boot isn’t easy. Boots…

How To Choose The Right Mattress

We spend most of our lives sleeping. A normal human being spends at least 1/3 of his/her life asleep, a reason why you need to invest in the right bed and mattress.  Finding/choosing the right mattress for your specific needs can however be an intimidating task for many people. One of the reasons for this…

A Guide To Sleep During Pregnancy

The majority of pregnant women don’t get good quality sleep every day. Typically, most women experience disturbed sleep or insomnia and it is quite normal as well as heightened anxiety and stress. We will now look at a couple of tips that will help you get better sleep. Reduce sleeping during the day If you…

The Numerous Advantages Of Wall Fireplaces

The following paragraphs will explore the significant benefits electric fireplaces have over traditional versions such as those that use gas and coal. The article endeavors to cover a range of considerations, including maintenance needs, expense and, something near and dear to the hearts of many, the environmental impact of use. Fireplaces run by electricity are…

Tips For Caring For Your Succulents

Do you have succulents in your home of garden and are wondering how you could have cared for them in a better manner? Zones Hardy succulents require the most minimal amount of maintenance. These are perfect if you have a job that requires you to travel for a few days. Most of these plants appear…

Sustain An Injury In An Accident: This Can Impact Your Entire Family

One of the most helpless feelings is being hurt in an accident that was no fault of your own. Your job can end up letting you go if you simply cannot perform which can lead to stress that impacts the family as a whole. This is not the time to hide but rather stand up…