The new budget proposed by President Trump has imperiled a number of that Act’s provisions, most famously, the components that pertain to the “Meals on Wheels” program. But as the GOP-led government continues searching for ways to slash spending, the scope and effectiveness of the Act in general will likely be greatly diminished well beyond just that specific program.
Some have proposed that because we expect an active First Lady to essentially give up her own goals and career and devote herself to four (or eight) years of service to the country, she ought to get a salary just as the president does.
It’s great to have parents willing to help, but your lack of financial independence also means they’ve got some say in what you do. Which means that if you want to move in with your boyfriend or girlfriend, things can get dicey if your parents are helping you pay your rent.
If your teen talks about wanting to change residence, you should all sit down and try to work out a plan that will accommodate the child’s wishes while still allowing time for both parents.
The important thing is that you are clear about how, when, and where the money will move, so that you don’t have any misunderstandings. Talking through the issues of shared expenses will help ensure your life together will be smooth sailing.
In June 2016, the Government Accountability Office said televising Supreme Court proceedings could give the public more visibility into how the judiciary works. And back in February, the American Bar Association urged the high court to allow cameras, as many state courts already do. There are pros and cons to the idea, however.
As an “oversized” American, you can be legally subjected to discrimination at work, in the examining room, or on an airplane. With one out of three American adults dealing with obesity, the debate over regulations and rights is only going to get louder.
In India, where 88.4% of marriages are arranged, there is a miniscule 1.2% divorce rate. Compare this to the overall 40-50% divorce rate in the United States, and the contrast is starkly apparent. Do arranged marriages actually work? Or does the disparity result from other cultural factors?
“Do it, and I’ll cut you out of my will.” That line, uttered in countless movies and TV shows, makes it sound easy to disinherit a wayward friend or relative—just write them out of your will. In reality, it isn’t always that simple.
With so many entities requesting it, it’s no wonder that most Americans know their Social Security number by heart. But giving it out to so many people with such frequency puts you at risk of joining the more than 17 million Americans who were victims of identity theft in 2014 alone. How do you protect yourself?