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What to know about post-traumatic stress disorder

What to know about post-traumatic stress disorder

Health
For people suffering distress after experiencing a serious trauma, it can be hard to find any relief. Post-traumatic stress disorder has been reported to feel like being trapped in a room without any exits and can cause trouble with everyday activities like sleeping or functioning at work. Even the singer Ariana Grande said she suffers from the troubling disorder known as PTSD after the Manchester Arena bombing during her concert on May 22, 2017 killed 22 people. She said she doesn't think she'll ever be able to talk about the bombing without crying. "It's hard to talk about because so many people have suffered such severe, tremendous loss," Grande said. "But, yeah, it's a real thing." Post-traumatic stress disorder is a form of anxiety that can happen after experiencing or witnessin...
What expats don’t know about this tax rule could cost them $100K or more

What expats don’t know about this tax rule could cost them $100K or more

Finance
It will take more than moving across an ocean to escape the long arm of the IRS. Americans who hold assets in foreign countries are required to report those accounts to the appropriate federal authorities — or else face penalties as high as $ 100,000 or 50 percent of the account balance. Despite the severe punishment for failure to report, Americans abroad still have a lot to learn about their reporting requirements. Those were the findings of a recent survey by Greenback Expat Tax Services. From late March to May 2018, the company polled more t...
Everything you need to know about target-date funds

Everything you need to know about target-date funds

Finance
When considering target-date funds, it's important to be aware of the benefits and drawbacks — as well as whether you are the kind of person who should be investing in them. While some people love these so-called set-it-and-forget-it funds, others dislike them because of the completely hands-off approach to investing they offer. A variety of factors contribute to determining if you should invest in target-date funds, but it is most important to first understand what a target-date fund is and how it works. Target-date funds are also known as life-cycle funds. They're often mutual funds that hold a mi...
Police don’t know if crashed Tesla was in Autopilot

Police don’t know if crashed Tesla was in Autopilot

Technology
A Tesla car which can be driven semi-autonomously - although drivers must keep their hands on the wheel - has crashed into a fire department truck stopped at a red light. The Model S rear-ended the mechanics truck in Utah in the western US at 60mph, apparently without braking before impactPolice said they do not know if Tesla's Autopilot feature was engaged.The driver broke their right ankle and the crash on Friday night is under investigation, police in South Jordan, a suburb of Salt Lake City said. Image: Police are finding out if the car was on autopilot. Pic: South Jordan Police Department The crash will be unwelcome news for Tesla owner Elon Musk as federal safety agencies are in the middle of investigating the pe...