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Young people are looking in desperate ways to make ends meet. New figures show that 42% of Millennials, the generation born between the 1980s and the mid-1990s, have turned to alternative finance, including payday lenders and pawn shops in the past five years. The figures come from a survey of more than 5,000 Millennials in …

TPayday loan rules confirmed yesterday by the Financial Conduct Authority for high-cost short-term credit will cause a major upheaval in the market. Whether this will be a good thing for consumers remains to be seen. From January 2, a new price cap will affect any loan advertised at 100% TAP, unless it is provided by …

Today, the third Thursday in November, marks the launch of the 2010 Beaujolais Nouveau vintage. Young, light and fruity wines are often made with a special process called carbonic maceration, which leads to some of their characteristic aromas and flavors. Editor-in-chief Erika Szymanski explains this “yeast-free fermentation” process. Carbonic maceration? Of course, I know what …

Thailand’s competition regulator has allowed UK retail giant Tesco to sell its supermarket business to the Charoen Pokphand group, despite monopoly concerns. The $ 10.6 billion sale to Thailand’s largest conglomerate was first reported in March and also covers Tesco’s operations in Malaysia. “The majority of the commissioners agreed that the merger of these companies …

An orange jester was elected president, and with new urgency everyone said to themselves, “Don’t cry, organize yourself,” a phrase often attributed to Industrial Workers of the World activist and songwriter Joe Hill. , who would have said so before being executed by the state of Utah in 1915. That’s right; there is always work …

It is a fact that relations between Taiwan and China have reached an all-time low. It was after Taiwan backed the protests against Hong Kong’s anti-extradition bill that China was unleashed. Because of this and the arms deal with the United States, China has banned the country’s individual travel visas. In addition, there are reports …

Querkle / Photo by Baynard Woods Curio Wellness, a Baltimore County weed supplier, quickly dropped a lawsuit against the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC), which argued the Commission should not be able to solicit applications for additional licenses without carrying out a supply and demand analysis. MMCC has opened the process to authorize more licenses …

Another study warns parents to limit soda consumption with children. While previous studies have linked soda consumption to higher rates of obesity, a study published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that it also causes aggressive and violent behavior in children as young as 5 years old. years. The study: Researchers at Columbia University have tracked …

Experts report that 2018 was a banner year for the marijuana industry. More states have passed laws for medical marijuana programs, reaching a total of 33, as have the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Other milestones include California’s accession to Colorado to allow recreational weeds and approval of the first marijuana drug, which …

Just as if it looked like the controversial theme park operator SeaWorld might be out of the oven, Thomas Cook turned the heat up again. The UK tour operator must stop selling tickets to marine parks that keep killer whales, or orcas, in captivity, citing animal welfare concerns and the views of 90% of its …