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COVID woes prompt more states to require financial literacy courses

Studies have long shown that high school students are woefully misinformed about personal finances and how to manage them. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has revealed how many American adults are living on the financial edge, has spurred ongoing efforts to make financial literacy classes a school requirement. Seven states now require a stand-alone financial […]

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The Lost Frontier Handbook Reviews – Urgent Report!

Our ancestors and our mothers have faced every adversity imaginable. From plague to conflict to famine, the world has seen it all. They did it without the help of innovation, unnecessarily complicated supply lines, or even others by employing the self-sufficient expertise and training passed down from generation to generation now hidden in this book. […]

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Publication of a manual on the federal hiring of persons with criminal records

The OPM released a Federal Employment Guide for Second Chance Applicants, stating in a cover note to agencies that “Qualified individuals, despite their criminal records, not only deserve a second chance, but also have a lot to offer to the federal government”. The handbook, aimed primarily at candidates as a public, outlines the provisions of […]

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What the Nye County candidates had to say during the mayoral debate

In what were supposed to be debates with their main opponents in the election, Nye County Assessor Sheree Stringer and candidate for Treasurer Raelyn Powers ended up answering questions and answers during the candidates’ debates held at the Bob Ruud Community Center on April 21. Wayne “Boomer” Buck, nominee for Assessor, and John Prudhont, nominee […]

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The 3 Best Installment Loan Apps to Get You Started

Lending apps are gradually replacing traditional loan agencies or credit unions. Today, traditional lending institutions struggle to keep up with the convenience and transparent processes of these apps. Moreover, these applications and online lenders accept applicants regardless of their credit history. However, identifying trustworthy installment loan applications can be difficult. There are many lending companies […]

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A man threatens the Merriam-Webster dictionary on gender definitions

(KTLA) — A California man was arrested last week for allegedly threatening Merriam-Webster for including references to gender identity in his online dictionary. Jeremy David Hanson, 34, of Rossmoor was arrested on Tuesday and charged in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, where the dictionary company is headquartered. Hanson is accused of sending numerous online threats […]

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Guide to help sports venues provide equal access

Gender-friendly: The head of the sports facilities division, Hsu Hsin-wen, said that, for example, the design of venues should take into account transgender people By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter The sports administration said guidelines would soon be released to help local government officials build and run gender-responsive sports facilities. The guide was compiled to […]

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Safe and Ingestible Fluorescent Silk Tags Authenticate Drugs | BioScan | photonics textbook

To help block the flow of counterfeit drugs, researchers from Purdue University and South Korea’s National Institute of Agricultural Sciences have developed edible fluorescent tags that can be coded and added to pills or liquid medications. Each label is made from natural photoluminescent biopolymers and contains an imperceptible matrix code of information about the pharmaceutical […]

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This week at the General Assembly

Monday, April 25, 2022 12 p.m.; State House Library THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF RHODE ISLAND TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE WITH RIGOP PRESIDENT SUE CIENKI AND SENATE MINORITY WHIP JESSICA DE LA CRUZ On Monday, April 25, the Republican Party of Rhode Island (RIGOP) will hold a press conference with Jessica de la Cruz, Senate […]

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Government data suggests First Nations more often affected by CERB reimbursement letters – Canada News

Photo: The Canadian Press Vivian Ketchum sought emergency help during the first wave of the pandemic when she was forced into self-isolation after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. As someone already in a financially precarious situation, Ketchum found that taking time off from her low-paying job to conduct telephone […]

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Families affected by dangerous payday loans – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – FOX13 Investigates focuses on what some have said is the dangerous and trapping nature of payday loans. They are used by people who need money quickly, but many find themselves unable to pay them back. They can lead to a cycle of indebtedness that, according to one report, primarily affects blacks and […]

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Hoosac Valley Grade Six Students Create Handbook for ‘New Kids’ Students / iBerkshires.com

The sixth-grade students who produced the manual presented it to the school committee last week. The book gives new students information on what it is like to go to the Hoosac Valley. CHESHIRE, Mass. – The Hoosac Valley Regional School District has adopted a “New Kid” textbook created by sixth-grade students at Hoosac Valley […]

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Looking for a tax-free loan? It’s Probably Not Worth It, Experts Say |

Last-minute declarants endeavor to send their declarations to the Internal Revenue Service by tax year 2021 deadline Monday, April 18 — and are probably looking forward to a big check via their tax refund. Some tax firms or other lenders may offer the option of accessing these funds earlier, in the form of a tax […]

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Why Tax Refund Loans Are Bad: Fees, Interest, and Risk

Last-minute declarants endeavor to send their declarations to the Internal Revenue Service by the 2021 tax year deadline on Monday, April 18 — and are likely looking forward to a big check via their tax refund. Some tax firms or other lenders may offer the option of accessing these funds earlier, in the form of […]

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Bluestone changes criteria to tackle payday loan misinformation

Bluestone Mortgages has announced criteria changes to accommodate the growing number of complex credit customers. The lender will accept applications from customers who have recently taken out a payday loan, provided it has been approved at the end. Previously, Bluestone required that no new loans be taken out in the last 12 months. […]

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Taiwan releases defense manual for citizens amid China invasion fears

Taiwan’s military released a guide for citizens on Tuesday with information on what to do and where to go in the event of an emergency such as a military invasion. File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA-EFE April 12 (UPI) — Taiwan’s military on Tuesday released a civil defense manual with information for citizens on how […]

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Buy now, pay later goes beyond “traditional” debt such as mortgages or car loans

More Britons have borrowed through buy now, pay later services since the start of 2021 than they have taken on traditional debt such as bank loans or mortgages, according to a new study. Ten per cent of adults had used the BNPL, while 6 per cent had taken out a mortgage, 3 per cent had […]

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NBC News investigation into the company that refinanced Trump Tower reveals plenty of oddities

Trump Tower’s $100 million mortgage has been the subject of much speculation after Trump launched a coup against the US government that left people dead in the United States Capitol building, with innocent souls wondering if Trump might ever find a bank sordid enough to work with a seditionist. Things looked even bleaker when, earlier […]

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The Kama Sutra is not just about sex. This is a guide for fun

How often do you talk about sex? Not bluffing and bragging after a few drinks, but with honesty and sincerity? The kind of conversation that examines her with the seriousness she deserves? We all know that sexual desire is as naturally a part of life as hunger or thirst. And yet, we hardly ever give […]

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Ill. Legal Funding Bill Raises Concerns About Pressure On Settlement

By Lauraann Wood (April 7, 2022, 4:48 p.m. EDT) – Illinois lawmakers sent Governor JB Pritzker’s office Wednesday legislation regulating the state’s largely unchecked consumer legal funding market, despite concerns from opponents of the bill that it could add an invisible side to settlement negotiations and hurt lawsuit resolutions more than it helps them. If […]

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Ashburn’s mom posts Virginia guide to family hikes | Entertainment

When the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago, Ashburn resident Erin Gifford looked for places to take her four children so they could exercise outdoors and enjoy nature. She found hiking to be a great activity, enjoyed by almost everyone in the family and after undertaking multiple hikes in the area, she found there were […]

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6 things to look for in payday loan companies

We all face financial challenges at some point and that’s when credit comes in handy. When you need money to cover unexpected expenses, you can consider a payday loan. However, it can be quite difficult to access the best payday loan since not all lenders are the same. Here are 6 things to look for […]

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Pleasant View Judge Prints Second Edition of Guide | national news

Pleasant View Municipal and Juvenile Traffic Court Judge Gregory Smith has released the second edition of his book “The Tennessee Municipal Judges Benchbook” on March 25, nine years after the release of the first edition. Smith, who has served as a municipal court judge in Pleasant View since his appointment in 1997, said he was […]

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The death of the guide

Is this the end of the road for the guide? Since Mariana Starke wrote Information and directions for travelers on the mainland in 1820, with advice on the most “endurable” inns and hiring a carriage, travelers packed a volume of advice with their identity papers before setting off for foreign lands. But last week, one […]

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Pleasant View Judge Prints Second Edition of Guide |

Pleasant View Municipal and Juvenile Traffic Court Judge Gregory Smith has released the second edition of his book “The Tennessee Municipal Judges Benchbook” on March 25, nine years after the release of the first edition. Smith, who has served as a municipal court judge in Pleasant View since his appointment in 1997, said he was […]

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Pawnshop firm to refund £2million to customers over unaffordable loans

THOUSANDS of borrowers could be repaid for unaffordable loans made between April 2014 and October 2019. Lender H&T said he would repay customers over £2m after finding more than one in 10 loans should never have been made in the first place. 1 Thousands of customers could be reimbursed for badly sold loansCredit: Getty No […]

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A Passover Dictionary: What Do All Those Weird Hebrew Terms Mean?

Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Chametz During the Passover, we refrain from eating entirely chametz. Literally defined as “yeast”, the term chametz refers to products containing fermented cereals. Wheat, oats, rye, barley and spelt which have been in contact with water/moisture for more than 18 minutes would be within the scope of chametz. […]

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London payday lenders targeted by protesters calling for change

Local members of a national group representing low- and middle-income families demonstrated Thursday against payday loan and check cashing operators. ACORN Canada members conducted an awareness campaign aimed at putting pressure on high interest lenders. The small protest at 5 p.m. was one of many protests across Canada, timed to raise awareness on behalf of […]