Month: November 2019

They are sobering statistics. According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) age is the strongest predictor of hearing loss among adults aged 20-69, with the greatest amount of hearing loss in the 60 to 69 age group. And nearly 25 percent of adults in America aged 65 to 74 and
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Part of the Cherohala Skyway in the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee Getty One automaker delivered the gift of green infrastructure this holiday season. To help protect forestlands, Volkswagen of America, through a sponsorship of The Conservation Fund, is donating $1.25 million towards increasing the footprint of the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee by nearly
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GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala’s human rights prosecutor on Friday indicted another former top military official for genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the bloodiest phase of the Central American country’s 36-year civil war. A military operations chief under deceased Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt, Luis Enrique Mendoza Garcia will be tried in March
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A crew works to de-ice a plane at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a blizzard struck overnight on November 27, 2019 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen | Getty Images Travelers returning from the long Thanksgiving weekend may face disruptions as a slow-moving winter storm advances eastward. Delta Air Lines on Friday said it would waive
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jeffbergen | E+ | Getty Images The average American is in poor financial health. Those with credit cards carry more than $5,5000 in debt and, according to the American Psychological Association, 81% of Americans say that money is a significant source of stress in their lives. Despite the struggle, the basics of personal finance are
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A long string of losses in a horse related business may well attract IRS attention. Don’t despair. If you take the right steps you have a good chance of winning in Tax Court. Reilly’s Eighteenth Law of Tax Planning – Honest objective trumps realistic expectation. A quarter horse mare showing its muscles. Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas,
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(Credit: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) The ’90s fashion revival has past its peak. Over the last few years, women ditched skinny jeans for the classic Levi’s style, Champion windbreakers flew off shelves and streaming platforms battled for the rights to the hit show “Friends.” This revival of 1990’s consumer tastes put certain brands
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Portrait of small business owner MoMo Productions | Taxi | Getty Images American Express created Small Business Saturday in 2010 to try to encourage shoppers to support local retailers, but a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey shows waning enthusiasm for the day. The survey, conducted Nov. 20–22, surveyed 2,397 Americans nationwide across all age demographics.
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Getty Very slowly but surely, estate planning law is catching up to modern technology. The latest development paves the way for electronic wills in most states. An electronic will, or e-will, is one that recognizes the traditional formalities of a will when they’re in an electronic format. An e- will can be written in an
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