New Law Includes Protections for Flyers with Disabilities
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New Law Includes Protections for Flyers with Disabilities

On October 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bill (H.R. 302), which reauthorized the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other programs through 2023, also contains several important provisions to improve travel for people with disabilities. According to the Census Bureau, about one in five Americans has some kind…

VA Compensation Benefits for Veterans and Family Members
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VA Compensation Benefits for Veterans and Family Members

Veterans compensation is a tax-free benefit paid monthly to a veteran and/or eligible family members because of the veteran’s service-connected disability. A service-connected disability includes an injury or disease incurred during active military service or a pre-existing injury or disease that is aggravated during active military service. Compensation may also be paid for post-service disabilities…

Are You Eligible for VA Disability Compensation?
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Are You Eligible for VA Disability Compensation?

If you were injured or became seriously ill while serving in the military, you may be eligible for VA disability compensation. In 2017, eligible veterans can receive up to $3,458 per month tax-free, depending on the level of disability and number of dependents. According to the VA’s website, disability compensation is paid to veterans who…