Precautions To Avoid Driver Fatigue On A Road Trip

A long road trip may be fun, but fatigue can turn it into a nightmare. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 100,000 cases of police-reported crashes are caused by fatigue. If you are planning a road trip, take the following precautions to avoid fatigue-related accidents: Get Adequate Sleep While you may be excited on the eve of your road trip, it's in everybody's interest for you to get adequate sleep. Read More 

The Disability Waiting Game: When Your Disability Isn’t Approved

If you have been hurt, or you are sick, you might not be able to work. While applying for disability may be your only option, it's important to understand that you will have to wait for disability benefits if you are applying to the social security administration. If you are not covered under any short term disability policy, or you are not covered under workers compensation, you may have difficulty meeting your financial needs until you are approved for benefits. Read More 

Thinking About Divorce? Two Reasons Not To Move Out Of The Martial Home Immediately

Marriage might be all about love, but divorce is all about being smart. Although divorce is a time when emotions are high, it's important that you don't let your emotions get the best of you. A common emotionally charged decision some people make is to move out of their martial home immediately. While it's not to say you have to stay in the same home as your partner until the divorce is final, it's not exactly wise to move out right away. Read More 

Avoid These Common Application Mistakes When You Apply For Social Security Disability

If you are in the process of applying for social security disability benefits, make sure that you avoid the common mistakes outlined below that many applicants make.  #1 Not Getting Help Right Away Filing for social security disability benefits is not as simple as filing out a few forms and quickly getting approved. It is a multiple-step process where you have to prove how much money you were making, prove that your disability fits the qualifications and prove that you meet all other criteria as well. Read More 

Are Non-Compete Clauses Legal And Enforceable?

As a business owner, you trust your employees with a lot of specialized information. If one of your workers were to go to a competitor, they might share some important business or trade secrets. So you've been thinking about having your employees -- current and future -- sign non-compete agreements to protect you and your business. What's the best way to do this? Find Out What Legal Restrictions Exist on Non-Compete Clauses Read More