Work In Public Relations For A Publicly-Traded Firm? How Can You Avoid Inadvertent Securities Violations?
21 October 2015
If you work in the public relations division (or are the public relations division) of a company regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), you likely spend most of your time managing your company's press coverage -- scheduling interviews, responding to negative reports, and issuing press releases. As a company that depends in part on the purchase of stock to succeed, your employer likely also expects you to periodically provide statements that convey a positive message to potential investors.
What Are the Pros & Cons of an Uncontested Divorce?
29 September 2015
When faced with divorce, it's normal to feel overwhelmed. One choice that should be made early on, with the agreement of your spouse, is whether you will be filing a contested or uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce means that you and your soon-to-be ex are in agreement about major issues regarding the divorce, such as how your property and bank accounts will be divided. When considering an uncontested divorce, here are some pros and cons to keep in mind:
Am I Eligible For Workers' Compensation Benefits?
2 September 2015
You were just injured on the job. Maybe you slipped on a wet surface and fell. Maybe a piece of heavy machinery you were operating malfunctioned. Possibly, you were walking through a restricted area, and a piece of construction material fell on you. Who's at fault? And more importantly -- who pays for your medical care? You may think that getting injured on the job automatically qualifies you for workers' compensation, but that's not always true.
How May a Proposed Law Help You Improve Your Credit After Bankruptcy?
10 August 2015
Making the decision to file for bankruptcy protection is never an easy one. However, with rising interest rates and penalties and fairly stagnant wages, many Americans eventually find themselves in a debt cycle from which they can't escape without outside assistance.
Once you've declared bankruptcy, you'll want to begin repairing your credit and putting this time behind you as quickly as possible. This can seem like an uphill battle, but help may be on the way.