25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… place that echeck into your bank account? After your expenses have been paid, you may be tempted to spend that excess cash. To prevent that from happening, you should automate your savings where a small percentage of your paycheck is withdrawn and transferred to your savings account. This way, youre not spending that excess money since its already been placed into your savings account. 20. Buying cheap, not value You may think that in order to save $250 a month you have to buy products or …

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William and Harry talk to Kate about the impact of their mum’s death

April 22, 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have spoken candidly about the impact of Princess Diana’s death on the their mental health in a new film as part of their Heads Together campaign to end mental health stigma. In the film above streamed on Facebook Live on the Royal Family’s account the three royals talk about the various pressures they’ve experienced in life, and the importance of speaking openly about mental health. Prince Harry says he thinks people …

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The Queen is 91 and to mark it the Royal Family are tweeting lovely old photos

April 22, 2017

Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Turning 91 years old is certainly something to be celebrated no matter who you are. Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today and to mark the occasion, the Royal Family is tweeting black and white photographs of Elizabeth at special moments in her life. SEE ALSO: Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks If you visit the Royal Family’s official Twitter account today you’ll be showered with animated balloons in celebration of her big day. …

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New Study Suggests U.S. Has A Lot Of ‘Closet’ Atheists

April 19, 2017

But the percentage may actually be much higher, because the stigma surrounding disbelief in God likely prevents people from honestly answering pollsters questions about their beliefs, according to a newreport by University of Kentucky psychologists Will Gervais and Maxine Najle. Gervais and Najles report, to be published in the next issue of the journalSocial Psychological and Personality Science, concluded the true number of American atheists may be as high as 26 percent of the population. …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

… about it,” Johnson would say later when praised for his gallantry. “Just fought for my life. A rabbit would have done that.” Johnson’s story is featured in PBS’ “The Great War,” a stirring account of America’s entry into World War I. The three-part “American Experience” film, which begins airing Monday, devotes six hours over three nights to explaining why the nation decided to enter “the war that would end all wars” …

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House Republicans Were Handed A Historic Opportunity. They’re Blowing It.

April 7, 2017

… health care bill before the Easter break, said Republicans were still on schedule. But all the flexibility on timing wont account for the inflexibility of Ryans conference. Conservatives insist the GOP health care bill eliminate regulations that protect people with pre-existing conditions from being charged more for insurance. Moderates have said they cant go along with that. And Republicans appear to have no way to break those disagreements. And theyre supposed to pass a massive …

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Professor tweets ‘trying not to vomit’ when person gives seat to soldier

March 31, 2017

(CNN)A Drexel University professor tweeted that he was “trying not to vomit or yell about Mosul” after he watched a first-class passenger give up his seat for a uniformed soldier on an airplane. Many on Twitter responded to the professor’s comments with anger and outrage. George Ciccariello, associate professor of politics and global studies, posted the tweet Sunday on his private Twitter account. CNN obtained his tweet from a retweet someone else posted publicly on the …

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‘Bed-blocking’ statistics reveal areas worst affected. – BBC News

March 24, 2017

… others, there are 24 councils, that account for 50% of the delayed discharges.” An independent charity, The Health Foundation, said this “does not tell the whole story” as most of those councils also happen to be areas with larger populations. In his first Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond said there would be an additional 2bn for social care services in England over the next three years, allowing councils to “act now to commission new care packages”. 2 billion …

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The Story Of 2 Families And The Real-life Impact of Obamacare Repeal

March 20, 2017

… think, Ramey says. Here in North Carolina, you can use about $400 per employee per month as a rough figure for a group plan maybe $500 if its rich, $350 if its high deductible with a health savings account… Most people when they see that, they think its ridiculous. They think theyve been paying just $50. Jonathan Cohn A goal of the Republican repeal plan is to allow the individual market to revert to something like pre-Obamacare prices even if that means accepting pre-Obamacare policies …

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