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Why is financial literacy so important and why should we be teaching-learning about this at school

As financial decision-making grows more complex year on year, with consumer habits and financial products rapidly changing, financial literacy has taken a blow. For past generations, cash was used for most of our daily purchases; but today, it’s rarely flashed—particularly not by younger consumers. We are moving ever closer to being a completely cashless society. Added to this the way Read More

Marketing Strategy And Planning Has Changed So Dramatically You Won’t Recognize It

   Gone Are 12-Month Plans, Dedicated Strategy Time And A Defined Set Of Deliverables For 15 years prior to Square 2, I worked in corporate marketing. Every October and November, we cleared the decks and worked on the upcoming year’s marketing strategy and plan. It took weeks to get the plan together, it was comprehensive and then it required a Read More

So you’ve worked hard and want to sustain all that weight you’ve lost? Then stay away from dieting

If you are trying to manage your weight with dieting, you may be wrong, as it can make you fatter. Instead, start eating regularly, suggests a study. While exercise and healthy eating habits are considered to be the cornerstones of weight management, the new study suggests refraining from dieting and observing regular eating habits could be essential to successful weight Read More

Should elderly patients be sent home from the hospital to recover? Some doctors think so

When 86-year-old Carol Wittwer took a taxi to the emergency room, she expected to be admitted to the hospital. She didn’t anticipate being asked if she cooks for herself. If she has friends in her high-rise. Or if she could spell lunch backward. Wittwer’s care is part of a new approach to older patients as US emergency rooms adapt to Read More

What’s so healthy about a Mediterranean diet?

Adiet with a name that conjures up memories of suppers in the sunshine, the Mediterranean diet plan celebrates the fresh, colourful produce of a region that boasts an enviable life expectancy. Hence why it has been heralded as one of the world’s best diets – but what makes Med cuisine so healthy? What is a Mediterranean diet? The diet plan consists mostly of fruit, Read More

Why Communication Between Your Business And Development Teams Is So Crucial

When developers are not in the same office as business operations, the communication between business and developers is seriously jeopardized. You can’t just walk to the developer/designer and explain what you imagined by waving hands or using body gestures. Shutterstock Without clear communications, people tend to assume what the other party really wants, but our assumptions can easily go wrong. Read More

Why Health Care Policy Is So Hard

“Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated.” President Trump said that in February, yielding more than a few chuckles from pundits and late-night comedians. In fact, anyone who has spent some time thinking about the issue sees its complexity. With the collapse of the Senate health care bills this week, the president has certainly been reminded of it. But Mr. Read More


OLIVE OIL CRACKERS Adapted from Anya Fernald’s Home Cooked, this recipe for delicate, whole wheat-flecked crackers makes enough to feed a party, or last all week in your pantry. “The key to [their] crispiness is to roll out the dough extremely thin,” the author writes. If the dough springs back at all while rolling, let it rest at room temperature for Read More

White House Tech Summit Good News for Small Businesses? Hope So!

The White House wants to improve technology across government agencies. And that could lead to some opportunities for small businesses. Inside the White House Tech Summit Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior advisor and son-in-law, said at the White House Tech Summit Monday, “We will foster a new set of startups focused on [government] tech and be the new global Read More

Modi is prepared to stake his personal reputation when national interests so dictate

‘The book has immense value because it reveals the inner workings of the think-tank which appears to provide facts and insights to Modi, though he himself takes the final decisions and articulates them in his characteristic rhetorical style,’ says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Barack Obama at their eighth meeting, this time in Read More