Retiree COLA Set for 2015

Military and federal civilian retirees, survivor benefit annuitants, disabled veterans and Social Security recipients will see a 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment in January. The yearly COLA on federal benefits is based on inflation as measured by the Bureau of Labor …

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VLB’s Home Improvement Loan process

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Posted on June 24, 2014 The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Home Improvement Loan process has been streamlined. In an effort to make the lives of Texas veterans seeking home improvement loans less complicated, the VLB has introduced some changes to make the home improvement …

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5 Tips to Keep you Scam-Free this Summer

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  Consumers Beware: 5 Tips to Keep you Scam-Free this Summer Read More about Scams For the majority of Americans who plan to take a vacation, attend a concert, or work on their home or garden this summer, this season …

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Religious Social Media Posts Cost Jobs

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Religious Social Media Posts Cost Jobs by Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Senior Writer – November 23, 2013 http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5511-religious-posts-hiring-discrimination.html Posting religious content on social media could cost you a job.  Credit: Pray computer keyboard image via Shutterstock Job candidates who share their religious affiliations …

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Can I Sell My Airline Miles?

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How Can I Sell My Miles and Points Without Violating User Agreements? by The Points Guy on October 20, 2013 · TPG reader Michael has a ton of points and would like to sell them:   “I have over a million …

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AID AND ATTENDANCE PENSION

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INTRODUCTION TO THE VETERANS’ AID AND ATTENDANCE IMPROVED PENSION The Veterans Administration offers Aid and Attendance as part of an “Improved Pension” Benefit that is largely unknown. This Improved Pension allows for Veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular …

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Stocks may drop 25 percent

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Get ready for stocks to drop 25 percent: Pro Jeff Morganteen | @jmorganteen Friday, 28 Mar 2014 |  9:09  AM ET CNBC.com We’ve been living under a cloud of financial repression for the last four to five years, says Jay …

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GMO Salmon

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GMO Salmon – A Good Investment in Panama? Debbie Fishell March 11, 2014 AquaBounty Technologies, a U.S. biotech company, has created a “Super Salmon” they call AquAdvantage Salmon by inserting genetic material from Chinook salmon and the eel-like species Ocean …

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The Two Words That Cost Medicare Patients Thousands

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This was  on NBC News during the night in the middle of Janurary of 2014.  Medicare warning! Basically, do not  let the hospital admit you with the words, “Under Observation.” Insist on  “In-Patient”designation. Otherwise, you will be responsible for the hospital  …

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Thuraya SatSleeve

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  Thuraya SatSleeve Lets You Use Your iPhone Anywhere By Alex Colon   march 21, 2013 03:20pm EST Want to use your iPhone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean? There’s a case for that. Click Here for a Thuraya SatSleeve …

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