Let’s Develop Financial Resilience From A Young Starting With Your Child

Want to raise children who are financially savvy and have enough savings to tide over unexpected life events like unemployment and unexpected healthcare expenses? Financial resilience starts at a young age. Most experts would recommend to educate them on simple financial concepts whilst they are young. Children are highly perceptive and pick up money habits at home while they observe how their parents make decisions on everyday expenses. Here are some ways to inculcate good financial habits to children at home: Start small Start the concept of savings by asking your children to save for a toy or an item which they want. Make it a short-term goal and something which they can work towards to. Give your children different jars to compartmentalise their “savings”, “spending” and “investing”. This way, they are ingrained since early childhood that not all money given to them should be spent. Giving Cash Rewards To Children – The Carrot and Stick Approach in Parenting Housework Train your children to be responsible individuals who will clean up after themselves. Set up a schedule of tasks/ chores which they have to complete and reward them with pocket money to instil in them that they have to work […]

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Fresh ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ details revealed at Comic Con


SAN DIEGO — There may not be an official ‘Last Jedi’ panel at Comic-Con this year, but that doesn’t mean Lucasfilm can’t whet our appetite for the next movie in the Skywalker saga. 

As at previous conventions, a costume exhibit contains a few tantalizing new story details, plus a new character and the return of an old favorite. 

First off, the diorama of characters at the ‘Last Jedi’ booth on the show floor, unveiled Wednesday night, reveals the path everyone’s favorite soccer ball droid, BB-8, takes through the film. 

“BB-8 continues his service to Poe Dameron, but also is a good friend and resourceful ally to Finn and Rose during their mission to thwart the First Order,” the exhibit says.  Read more…

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Public Transportation Horror Stories Continue as Coleen Garcia Shares on Twitter

The hot topic circling news lately is the issue of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) making it difficult for Uber and Grab to operate. For the past few days, netizens have been sharing their public transportation horror stories, trying to prove that ride-sharing apps like Uber and Grab are safer than taxis and […]

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Apple is secretly funding a legal battle against a rival


Suits, countersuits, and everything in between. When Apple and billions of dollars are involved, you know things are going to get messy. 

Well, messy and interesting. Because, in what can only be read as a “don’t mess with us” play from Apple CEO Tim Cook, it turns out that the Cupertino-based behemoth is financially backing the legal defense of four iPhone manufacturers in their battle with Qualcomm — a company that just so happens to own the chip technology that allows iPhones to connect to cell data networks. 

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We Got Drunk On Margaritas For Science

The margarita is one of those rare iconic cocktails that have a half-dozen recipes that can each lay claim to being the best, which poses some problems for your everyday margarita drinker. If you turn to the internet for help, you’ll find hundreds of recipes, and it can be tough to tell which ones are […]


You know you want to see an airbag explode out of a microwave… in slow motion


The inventor of the industrious, modern microwave probably didn’t have heating up airbags in mind when they were thinking about uses for it, yet here we are.

The Slow Mo Guys are throwing back to those old-school YouTube videos where people would throw stuff in microwaves just to see what would happen. But now, we get to see what happens in complete slow motion. 

Oh, and you might wanna turn down the volume during the explosion because it’s gonna be one loud pop. Read more…

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Should You Merge Your Finances After Marriage?

Merge Your Finances: Financial Pros and Cons Of Combining Your Accounts  If you’ve always been a financially independent woman, one of the biggest adjustments to married life may be all about money. While some married couples continue to lead separate successful financial lives, it is a good idea to investigate merging yours and your partner’s finances. A merge will allow you both more options to implement a strategic money management plan. However, you and your partner may have opposing ideas about how a merge should look. This discussion can be a surprising relationship minefield! You can minimise some frustration by heeding some of the following advice as you consider how and if to combine finances. Decide on the right time to merge your finances The timing of a financial merge may largely depend on where you are in your relationship. If you are just seriously dating but not yet ready to take it further, you may only want to familiarise yourselves with each other’s financial habits. This is probably not the right time to rush into a merge, but you could start opening up about the basics of your finances. If you are planning to get married, this is definitely the time […]

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How KC Concepcion Still Enjoys Coffee and Cake While Staying Fit

If you need some tips or a little more motivation for your fitness and wellness routine, you might want to click on #TheKCFitnessDiary on Instagram. KC Concepcion shares her story to a better version of herself and how it’s all about self-love and not giving in to standards other than those you impose on yourself. […]

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At least somebody liked Ed Sheeran’s ‘Game of Thrones’ cameo

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Apple is working on a way to let you covertly call 911 in an emergency


Calls to emergency services could become just a fingerprint away, thanks to Apple’s latest innovation.

A patent application from Apple published Tuesday, according to CNBC, described technology that would trigger a 911 call in a way that is designed to hide your actions from attackers. 

This “panic command,” when activated, would provide your location to first responders. It could also livestream audio or video from the phone.

The current means of phoning 911 are “readily apparent to someone watching,” explains the author of the patent application. With this new technology, a user could appear to comply with an attacker’s request to unlock his or her phone, but actually covertly call 911. Read more…

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Snap Inc. is now selling Spectacles on Amazon


Snapchat Spectacles: They changed the snapping game and can be seen on the faces of every trendy hipster at this summer’s major music festivals.

Now, Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. is making it even easier for you to get your hands on these shades by selling them on Amazon.

Before today, you could only buy Spectacles in a few different places. When they first came out, your only option was to live in a city with an interactive vending machine that only sold Spectacles, called a Snapbot. The only issue was that these Snapbots disappeared after being in a location for a day, so you had to be quick if you really wanted a pair.  Read more…

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A security researcher just revealed a huge Myspace security flaw. (And yes you should care.)


Tom, u up? MySpace — you know that game-changing social media platform that you created and sold — appears to have some serious security issues, dude. 

Security researcher Leigh-Anne Galloway shared a blog post on Monday detailing a huge security flaw she spotted on Myspace’s account recovery page back in April. 

“In April this year whilst roaming the plains of the wild world web, I stumbled across an old Myspace account of mine,” Galloway explains in the post. “Attempting to gain access and delete the account I discovered a business process so flawed it deserves its own place in history.” Read more…

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