Mistakes That Can Cost You Financially During Divorce

Seemingly small mistakes during a divorce can lead to expensive financial consequences. The following are some examples of such mistakes. Disputing Everything It is common for disputes to arise during divorce negotiations. However, these should be genuine disputes; you should not dispute every point your partner may raise just for the sake of it. Most divorce professionals, such as mediators or lawyers, charge by the hour. The more disputes you raise the longer the divorce will take and the more expensive it will get. [Read More]

What You Should Know About Long-Term Disability Benefits and Social Security

One thing workers can do to protect themselves against an accident or extended illness is to purchase long-term disability insurance that replaces their lost income. Long-term disability insurance might sound similar to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI and SSI are government insurance programs that provide income to individuals unable to work due to disability. The most notable difference between SSI and SSDI is that SSDI is only available to individuals who've accumulated sufficient work credits to receive benefits, and SSI is offered to individuals who satisfy a means test that examines their assets. [Read More]

Getting The Benefits You Deserve As An Injured Worker

Workers compensation law protects workers in the event they get hurt at work and can't return to their job right away. You are supposed to be able to get medical care and receive compensation while you are out that replaces your paycheck. For some workers, the initial workers compensation claim gets denied. The insurance company might deny by stating the paperwork wasn't filled out correctly, there are things missing, or the injuries are suspect. [Read More]

How To Revoke Your Will

When you write a will, you are not required to keep the will in place forever. If there comes a time where you feel like you've made a mistake and you no longer want the will in place, one option is to have it revoked. This might be necessary if you've decided that you'd like to add or remove someone from your will, but you can revoke the will for any other reason. [Read More]