Congress Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor, taking a dig at the Prime Minister, tweeted: “Listened to the Pradhan Showman. Nothing about how to ease people’s pain, their burdens, their financial anxieties. No vision of the future or sharing the issues he is weighing in deciding about the post-lockdown. Just a feel-good moment curated by India’s Photo-Op Prime Minister!” … [Read more...] about PM’s message: Symbolism is important, but serious thought to ideas and measures is equally important, says Chidambaram
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The applicant earned at least $2,500 (including tips) between October 2018 and September 2019. The applicant is now working less than 32 hours per week and earning less than the weekly benefit amount on their claim. The applicant is able and available to return to work for their employer when they can open or return to normal operations if they are job attached. The state isn’t ready to accept applications from gig workers and self-employed people as it awaits federal guidance. It expects that to begin in April after doing some work last week to prepare. … [Read more...] about Colorado’s unemployment rate is poised to double in less than three weeks. Here’s what you need to know.
Work and pay into the program for at least 35 years. Make more money during your work years. Your benefit will be based on your best 35 years of earnings during your career, so if you can find side income opportunities you'll thank yourself after you retire. Wait as long as you possibly can to start collecting. Though you can take Social Security as early as age 62, you'll receive the largest benefit if you can hold out until age 70. Don't make too much money after you retire. Depending on your age, it's possible to lose some of your Social Security in 2019 if you earn more than $17,640 a year. For additional tips, be sure to check out our article on the best ways to boost your Social Security benefits. … [Read more...] about What People on Social Security Are Getting in Norcross
What is universal credit? Eight ways to manage the financial fallout These BBC Advice pages might be able to help "If you have paid national insurance contributions regularly for the last couple of years you could qualify for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)," Kate adds. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and money: What if I can’t pay my bills?
Doesn’t she fear a boom-bust effect? “No. Aberdeen has a strong history of generating its own activity. From granite to fisheries, to oil and gas – it's a very industrious region and it’s got a lot of talented people who are recognising the change that's taking place – particularly in the climate conversation.” … [Read more...] about Climate change: What if your job is bad for the planet?
At this point, it is about taking a call on how much worse can the situation get from here. The 21-day lockdown is priced in. About 2.5% getting shaved off GDP growth in Q4 is priced in. Fiscal slippage of the order of 4.5% of GDP is priced in. In just one month, dollar-rupee volatility levels have quadrupled from 4% to 16% levels. The one-month at the money strike (ATMS) vols have been trading higher than the three-month vols, indicating panic and resulting in an inverted curve. Significant rise in dollar-rupee volatility has led to irregular arbitrage opportunities for traders with spreads becoming highly inconsistent. Thin liquidity in the market has led to such wide spreads, as the entire country is in a lockdown for 21 days, resulting in less participation in the currency market. Such irregular arbitrage spreads would continue under such drastic circumstances, and till normalcy is restored. After all, it’s a battle for survival of mankind against the coronavirus … [Read more...] about Once-in-a-decade moves throw up big opportunities in forex market
“There are many outstanding African American women who would make terrific Supreme Court justices,” said Nan Aron, president of the Alliance for Justice, a coalition of progressive groups. But she said the search should not be confined to federal appeals courts because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked action on several of Obama’s black nominees to those benches. … [Read more...] about Biden says he’ll put a black woman on Supreme Court. This California justice is a leading candidate
She told LBC yesterday: 'We are all getting used to the new restrictions and I've been very clear that in the first instance I want my officers to be engaging with people, talking to people, encouraging them to comply. Explaining, of course, if they don't understand - already we have had examples of people who simply hadn't quite heard all the messages - and, only as a very last resort with the current restrictions, using firm direction or even enforcement. … [Read more...] about ‘Use your judgement and common sense’: Police chiefs tell officers not to punish anyone travelling ‘reasonable distance’ for exercise and to stop checks on every vehicle after backlash at ‘overzealous’ coronavirus lockdown tactics
A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? AVOIDING CONTACT: The rules on self-isolation and exercise LOOK-UP TOOL: Check cases in your area MAPS AND CHARTS: Visual guide to the outbreak VIDEO: The 20-second hand wash Silence with the lambsThere’s a story in similar vein from Deborah Caldwell, a solicitor whose office is in Milton Keynes, but who lives in Hampshire. She was commuting two-and-a-half hours a day on average. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus will transform UK work and travel, says AA
Identify your skills and qualifications and find jobs that match. Narrow your job search to a few high-quality positions. Create a customized resume for each job you apply for. Write a distinct cover letter for each application, and don't restate what's in your resume. Study up for your interview. Learn all you can about the company and your interviewer(s), and have a friend or family member ask you questions you're likely to face, so you can practice your answers and avoid interview blunders. Be sure to ask questions of your own during the interview. Afterward, send a thank-you note. If they want to give you a job, never say yes right away. Instead, take time to think about the offer. Go to MoneyWise.com … [Read more...] about Is Unemployment Up or Down in Norcross?