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Why Millennials should be really worried about the Equifax breach

Why Millennials should be really worried about the Equifax breach

Finance
Freezing your credit after Equifax hack...not so easyIt seems like every other day we read about a major hack or security breach that exposes our personal or financial information. But last week's news about a data breach at Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, was different. The type of information accessed -- Social Security numbers, birthdays, addresses -- was particularly extensive, leaving nearly half of all Americans vulnerable to identity theft. Thieves who get hold of your personal information can open bank accounts, new credit cards or lines of credit in your name -- and destroy your credit in the process. Identity theft is bad news for everyone, but it's especially dangerous for young adults. Millennials may need their credit sooner When you try to open a ...
What parents should know about sleep apnea in children

What parents should know about sleep apnea in children

Health
Medical experts are warning parents that if you hear your young son or daughter snoring, it could potentially be a sign that the child is suffering from sleep apnea. "It should raise a flag," Dr. Sydney Butts, an ear, nose and throat doctor in New York City told ABC News of snoring in children. "You should think about watching some other signs and symptoms that may kind of sound the alarm." "It's not a problem restricted to adults," Butts added of sleep apnea. "It's actually one of the most common reasons why children need their tonsils or adenoids removed." If untreated, sleep apnea can lead to chronic heart failure, stroke, high blood pressure, obesity and other health problems, according to the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA). Kevin and Amanda Cook told ABC News that three ...
Iceland: UK should have been tougher on bankers

Iceland: UK should have been tougher on bankers

Business
The UK should have taken stronger action against bankers involved in the financial crisis, according to the Prime Minister of Iceland - the only country that reacted to the crisis by sending people to prison.In an exclusive interview, Bjarni Benediktsson told Sky News that his own country's actions had helped to "heal" the effects of the crisis.But he said he was surprised other countries, including the UK, had not followed Iceland's example."I think there's frustration, from the outside world, that things were not at least investigated."I'm not saying there was reason to prosecute all of those involved, but I feel that too little was done to investigate possible criminal acts elsewhere.Video:Special Report: Bankers behind bars"I'm surprised at how much of taxpayers' money was used to save...
24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

Health
“The average person shouldn’t consume more than 700 calories per meal,” says Deborah Cohen, MD, a senior natural scientist at the policy think tank the Rand Corporation, and author of A Big Fat Crisis: The Hidden Forces of the Obesity Epidemic—and How We Can End It ($ 16; amazon.com). Really, this includes beverages, an entrée, and dessert. But when you eat out it’s not hard to exceed 700 calories with just your main dish. Consider that an omelet can ring up at 1,300 calories, and a prime rib entrée is about 2,400 calories, 700 almost seems like a drop in the bucket. “Every time you eat too much and don’t compensate [for it], you’re increasing your risk for chronic diseases,” says Dr. Cohen.Let's block ads! (Why?) Nutrition - Health.com
6 things you should be saving for — but aren't

6 things you should be saving for — but aren't

Finance
The sandwich generationSaving money is a tall order for the average American. In fact, 69% have less than $ 1,000 in the bank according to a 2016 GoBankingRates survey. Whether you're on a tight budget or simply unskilled at personal finance, the time to change is now. Consider planning for these expenses to avoid unnecessary debt and worry.1. Emergencies We all hope that our job is secure and our roof will survive another winter, but life's emergencies don't cooperate with a master plan. Three in five people grappled with a major surprise expense in 2016, according to a Bankrate survey, and only 41% were equipped to pay for them. If this sounds familiar, take comfort in knowing that you aren't the only one living on the edge of financial risk. The average American household has around $ ...