Wall Street Journal: College Aid for the Affluent: How Parents With Above-Average Income Can Try to Lower a Tuition Bill: Most affluent families with college-age children don't qualify for financial aid. But there are several moves that parents with above-average income can make before applying for aid that could result...
From 1 April, low income households, who have been in receipt of council tax reduction, will have to pay more Council Tax. For 2013/14 the maximum reduction allowable under the scheme was 91.5% of the Council Tax bill. The maximum amount of reduction a person will receive through the scheme for 2014/15 will reduce to […]
As Government announces plans to introduce QR Codes on energy bills to help encourage switching, Citizens Advice highlights how a personal shopping service using accurate customer data could help households keep costs down. Citizens Advice Chief Executive Gillian Guy said: “With rising energy prices outstripping increases in earnings, it’s vital that people don’t pay over […]
Consumers wanting to know more about their energy use and whether they are getting the best value for money will have a new and easy way of finding the best deal. Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey today announced the Government’s plans to introduce QR (Quick Response) codes to […]
Farm Bill Jennifer Steinhauer reported in yesterday’s New York Times that, “Within [the farm bill signed by President Obama last month] is a significant shift in the types of farmers who are now benefiting from taxpayer dollars, reflecting a decade of changing eating habits and cultural dispositions among American consumers. Organic farmers, fruit growers and hemp […]
Agent says Turkish midfielder 'interested' in Arsenal move, as Gunners skipper nears exit Transfer Talk Bill Mann Monday, March 10, 2014 - 8:22am THE agent of Atletico Madrid winger Arda Turan has played down suggestions his client could be on his way to Arsenal in June. Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 90 His son, William Guarnere Jr., confirmed Sunday that his father died at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Show More Summary
The BNP Paribas Open is one of the marquee non-Grand Slam events on the entire tennis schedule, and it has lived up to its billing through four days of action. There have been plenty of upsets in the early going, and Day 4 added to the total. No. Show More Summary
Alabama Democratic State Representative Alvin Holmes, who recently created a firestorm by calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas "a very prolific Uncle Tom," was at it again on Tuesday. This time, the issue at hand was a "fetal heartbeat" bill restricting abortions. Show More Summary
“Diggs” Remember way back when Bart was unquestionably intended as the star of the show? Back when Bill Cosby and others were holding Bart out as the nadir of television role models, The Simpsons was essentially Bart-centered, with everyone’s favorite rapscallion getting all the glory and blame, and most of the merchandising dollars. Show More Summary
Rajon Rondo is years away from consistently being mentioned in the same breath as Boston Celtics greats, but on Sunday night he earned the right to be compared to the franchise's greatest luminary. In the Celtics' 118-111 win over the...Show More Summary
While at South by Southwest Interactive, I had a chance to (briefly) interview one of my childhood heroes, Bill Nye the Science Guy. Nye was about to evaluate inventions at an event for Quirky, a startup that helps turn inventions into...Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas — Bill Nye is happy the Internet loves science, but he wants you to embrace it completely. The Science Guy and host of StarTalk Live brought his bowtie and science-heavy charm to SXSWi as part of Quirky and GE's "Night of Invention." The event invited inventors to pitch their projects to Nye, Andy Samberg and Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer (recently replaced by Satya Nadella is generally viewed as rather less geeky than founder Bill Gates. But there’s one area of his career where he clearly embraced the geek approach: using a spreadsheet to ensure he balanced work with other commitments. More »
During the cold open for this weekend's Saturday Night Live, actor/UNICEF ambassador/fierce Bill de Blasio critic Liam Neeson delivered a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin: "Crimea had been taken," Neeson growled. "I hate it...Show More Summary
7495 Wainscott Way Solar home for sale in Sacramento is ready for a First Time home buyer. Yes, home buyers will save money on their utility bills with this home for sale. The current sellers pay on an average $60 per month for utilities. Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere (gahr-NAYR), one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo began the year making headlines by being the only voice in Albany talking sense to Bill de Blasio. The Democrat is closely allied to Hillary Clinton and a long shot in the polls, but his policies have begun raising the question of whether he could derail the Clinton 2016 inevitability train. Show More Summary
The WWE Network is so new that its facing plenty of growing pains. Despite the problems that have beset the online broadcast network, some luminaries in the sports world, including ESPN personality Bill Simmons are singing its praises. Show More Summary
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