Benjamin Krause

ABOUT FOUNDERBenjamin Krause is a lawyer, investigative reporter and award-winning veterans advocate. He is author of the guide Voc Rehab Survival Guide for Veterans and chief editor of DisabledVeterans.org.He received his Bachelors from Northwestern University and Law Degree from the University of Minnesota, both using VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment.He is also featured regularly in national publications as an authority on Department of Veterans Affairs policy such as Bloomberg News, Foreign Policy Magazine, Washington Times, Fox News, CBS, NBC, Star Tribune and more. _____________________________________________________________
1868 articles

Stop Congress’s “Tax” On Interval Pay

To many veterans, January’s enactment of the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act served as more of a educational benefits cut than an...

VA Appeal Denied After 30-Year Wait

Denied. That has to be the scariest word for many disabled veterans after filing a claim for disability benefits. Unfortunately, appealing that denial could...

Ohio Attacks Veterans Preference

A newly pro­posed bill in Ohio (House Bill 153) changes the old model for Vet­er­ans Pref­er­ence when ex-military can­di­dates apply for state jobs. The...

More Wars, Less Veterans Benefits

Seems like a week can’t go by with­out hear­ing some new deficit reduc­tion plan with vet­er­ans’ ben­e­fits in the crosshairs of politi­cians. All the...

Nasty Collection Agency Tricks

With Fed shutdowns and benefits in limbo, many veterans will have run-ins with a collection agency or two. Don’t be embarrassed. In fact, fighting...

Veterans Unemployment Still High

For two years, Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans have experienced unemployment numbers much higher than the national average for nonveterans, ages 18-24. Currently, the...

New VA Disability Deadline Rules

Prior to a recent Supreme Court deci­sion, dis­abled vet­er­ans’ appeals were usu­ally not con­sid­ered after the 120-day fil­ing dead­line passed. In Hen­der­son v. Shinseki, decided...

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