Tag Archive: benefits

Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Jun 28 2012

Only His Undertaker Knows For Sure!

By Tom Margenau Q. My husband is 66 years old. I’m only 60. We are having an argument about Social Security. He insists on waiting until age 70 to get his full benefits plus the delayed retirement bonus. I say he should take Social Security now. If he doesn’t, he’ll be throwing away thousands of …

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Mar 27 2012

State unemployment rate fall results in changes to unemployment benefits

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that because the state’s improving unemployment rate has fallen below the federal law standard for eligibility for a High Unemployment Period (HUP), TWC will begin paying extended benefits at a new maximum rate of 13 weeks beginning April 8, 2012. This change is the result of Texas’ total …

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Feb 24 2011

Insurance reality check

When it comes to insurance, many people face the Goldilocks dilemma: Am I buying too much coverage, not enough, or just the right amount? How do you determine your proper insurance levels while ensuring you don’t waste money on unneeded coverage – or worse, leave your family exposed? Here are a few considerations: Everyone needs …

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Feb 02 2011

Don’t let a layoff catch you unprepared

Chances are you or someone you know have been laid off recently. Being unemployed is difficult enough, but in a cruel twist, the longer you’re out of work, the harder it can be to find a job. And, when work does finally materialize, it’s often a lower-paying position. This double whammy can damage your finances …

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