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A third of UK lives on insufficient income: JRF

About a third of the UK population is living on an “inadequate” income, according to research by the… 171 more words

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Leaving a legacy by buying a house first before a luxury car ...

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DURING big festive celebrations such as Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Deepavali and the recently celebrated Chinese New Year, it is common to see families with a few generations gathered together. 875 more words

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No Tax Cut for Rich - A Trump Tale

Donald Trump and Treasury nominee Steven T. Mnuchin vowed there would be no tax cut for the rich. Yeah. Right.

The president has raised expectations among his working-class supporters that “the rich will pay their fair share,” and that “special-interest loopholes that have been so good for Wall Street investors, and for people like me, but unfair to American workers” … 294 more words

Signs of Obama times

The former president gives his summation of his two terms which reconciles poorly with the actual result. His legacy will take a while to fix.

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Data show that the world's poor have still not recovered from the 2008 financial crisis

The 2008 financial crisis was a disaster for inequality. The recovery has not been that much better.

At the end of 2016, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) … 139 more words

U.S. Life Expectancy Declines in 2015 as Death Rates Rise

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/12/08/has-us-life-expectancy-maxed-out-first-decline-since-1993/95134818/

As reported in the above-linked article last week, the National Center for Health Statistics  (NCHS) reported that the average life expectancy for Americans born in 2015 actually fell by one month – from 78.9 years to 78.8 years.   573 more words

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Can money buy happiness? Here's the real score

Some people said money can’t buy happiness, but a new study from Purdue University proved otherwise.

Debt, however, should also be part of the money-happiness equation. 288 more words

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