Individual Unemployability Myth Destroyed – Vets Can Use Voc Rehab With 100% TDIU

January 22, 2015 | Benjamin Krause

One veteran wrote in this week after being misinformed via an Individual Unemployability (TDIU) myth from a VA Voc Rehab counselor that TDIU veterans couldn’t use Voc Rehab wondering if the claim … [Read more...]

ANECDOTE ALLEY – Do Veterans Read VA Claims Denials?

January 09, 2015 | Benjamin Krause

Like some veterans, I did not read my VA claims denials for the first seven years I fought against erroneous VA claims denials. This anecdote is my own and an embarrassing confession as to how long … [Read more...]

VA Records Request Fees Demystified

December 12, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

Lately, a ton of veterans have been writing in with problems requesting VA records from the Department of Veterans Affairs with a FOIA or Privacy Act request. VA has been trying to charge for things … [Read more...]

Why Is Voc Rehab Blocking Veteran Entrepreneurship?

December 05, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

Voc Rehab has amazing resources available to veterans where self-employment is a feasible goal, but rumors are circling the nation that the program is discouraging entrepreneurship. Counselors are … [Read more...]

Voc Rehab Uncorked – Abused Veterans Turn To Social Media

November 14, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

VA Secretary McDonald and Under Secretary Hickey better listen up to the voices of abused veterans getting hammered by unethical VA Voc Rehab Counselors nationwide. “Where do they find these people … [Read more...]

VR&E – What Happens When Your VA Disability Goes Up?

November 08, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

Veterans wrote in yesterday with questions about VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment to find out what happens when your VA disability rating increases. The answer really depends on the … [Read more...]

3 Keys to Preparing for a Voc Rehab Meeting (Or Any VA Meeting)

October 24, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

There are three key down and dirty elements that you need to prepare before you attend a first meeting Voc Rehab meeting with your Voc Rehab Counselor that we will cover here. Do you know what they … [Read more...]

Top 4 Strategies When Your Voc Rehab Counselor Will Not Pay Tuition

October 17, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

Disabled veterans have long been plagued with one unresponsive Voc Rehab Counselor after another without much room for recourse or means to encourage timely communications to pay things like tuition. … [Read more...]

4 Pro Steps To Contacting Your Voc Rehab Office Boss

September 06, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

One veteran recently asked me how to find the Voc Rehab office boss at his VA regional office. I answered his question and wrote down the steps I used as a professional investigative journalist, … [Read more...]

Judge Gives VA Agent Orange Denial A Roundhouse Kick

August 29, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

One judge finally gave a VA Agent Orange denial a judo chop followed by a roundhouse kick when reversing a denial of a veteran formerly stationed in South Korea. Well, kind of. The decision was … [Read more...]

How To Make Your VA Voc Rehab Counselor Love You

August 20, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

There is a very simple thing any disabled veteran can do to make their VA Voc Rehab Counselor love you the first day. Get educated. The key to getting the most out of your VA benefits from the … [Read more...]

CBO Proposes Huge Cuts To Veterans Disability Program

August 12, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

On the back of one of the most disgusting scandal against veterans ever, our government just took a renewed look into cutting VA's veterans disability program. Yesterday, Washington Times (WT) … [Read more...]