Reaping The Rewards Of Being A Whistleblower On Fraudulent Activity

The word "whistleblower" is usually seen within a negative context, used alongside slang words such as "narc," "snitch," "tattletale," and "weasel." When individuals choose to engage in shady behavior (ripping off the government by cutting corners on taxes) the culprits involved are rarely eager to be discovered. When someone does discover their unlawful deeds, they often ask for the discovering individual to keep quiet, potentially even involving blackmail to insure that their actions remain a secret from the Internal Revenue Service. Read More 

Immigration Reform-Will President Obama Act Alone To Stop Deportation?

Immigration reform is at an impasse, with Democrats and Republicans unable to agree on how it should proceed. Before the November 2014 elections, when Democrats controlled the Senate, they passed a bill which provided a path to citizenship for all undocumented residents who were eligible to apply. Requirements included: No felony convictions Proof of residence A fine and all back taxes up to date and paid Applicant must speak English or be willing to learn Before this application process could begin, the Senate bill mandated that the US-Mexico border be secured for 6 months. Read More 

Disabled Veterans: 3 Important Steps To Take When Considering Bankruptcy

If you are a disabled veteran and are facing some financial troubles, you may be going through a lot of stress. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, these steps can be taken. They will help you deal with your financial problems effectively. Look at Your Finances The very first thing you should do before filing for bankruptcy is to look at your finances. Look at all of your assets, and then examine your expenses. Read More 

Injured On The Job? Follow These Steps For Filing A Claim

If you are injured on the job, it is important to follow the right protocol for filing a workers' compensation claim. Your employer and the human resources department will have their own guidelines for what to do following an injury and how to file a claim. To be sure the entire process goes as smoothly as possible and you receive the benefits you are owed, make sure you perform the following steps to getting that claim filed: Read More 

Transitioning To A New Career After Injury

If you've been injured due to anything from an automobile accident to a job site injury, you may need to transition to another career in order to stay as close to your old quality of living as possible. Performing your previous duties may be physically painful or mentally taxing because of the injury, making your old job nigh impossible to complete. Whether you think your settlement amount is enough or not, consider a few services that can protect your future beyond a simple cash payment. Read More