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Veterans to See Largest COLA in Six Years

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

It’s a frustrating situation: you go to the grocery store and see that the price of milk has gone up once again. You have to delay your road trip because you can’t afford to pay more than $4 a gallon for gas. Health insurance is costing more and more. It takes a lot of… Read More »

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New Bill to Add Cost of Living Increases to VA Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans are entitled to receive a wide range of benefits. However, those on disability often find they are treated unfairly because they do not receive cost of living increases, unlike other types of government benefits. That may change in the near future. One lawmaker—Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut—wants to make benefits fairer for veterans… Read More »

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Sharing The Health Benefits Of Marijuana With Veterans

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans have to deal with strange things they saw while at war. Whether they fought in Afghanistan, Japan, Korea or some other place, they often have flashbacks of the violence and brutality they experienced. Some tend to have a constant rush of adrenaline and feel hypervigilant at all times. Others suffer from post-traumatic stress… Read More »

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Understanding Death Benefits For Veterans

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

While we’re alive, we tend to focus on what we need now to survive. Will you be able to pay the mortgage? Is there enough money for food and other necessities? While these are valid concerns, it’s also important to think about the future.  What happens when you die? Will your loved ones be… Read More »

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VA Retirees And Disability Recipients To See Biggest Raise In Six Years

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Disabled and retired veterans will see a change in their benefits paychecks soon. But they shouldn’t worry—this is a positive change. Vets will be getting a cost of living increase in their checks starting in January 2018. The 2 percent raise in pay will be the largest since 2012. There was no increase in… Read More »

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