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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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How To Say You're Unemployed?

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What do you say? Unemployed? Disabled? Retired? On government assistance? Government aid? Just wondering how to say it without saying it. What's a neutral friendly response?

Thanks all, your freindly Hadit Cowgirl Question of the week~ !

Cg'up2009!

P.s. Few times responded to what my job is, or where do I work. Cautious to say I'm retired or have VA disabilities.

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Veterans advocate :P

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CG if you receive SSA/SSDi/VA comp then you are oficially retired. That is all they need to know.

I get it all of the time. I am retired, then I get how old are you? I say old enough to retire.

It is no ones business but yours.

You can also tell them you are an artist.

Sit Back and Draw.

J

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People used to ask its part of polite conversation. I pretty much would say that I was lucky enough to be able to retire. They move on to other stuff. If you say you are getting disability you will get a lot more questions trust me.

Good Luck

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C.G.

You can say, " You are independently Wealthy."

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I agree with Jbasser once you are p/t or IU then you are retired, I would say that and leave it at that.

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