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Why that summer job won't hurt your financial aid

Why that summer job won't hurt your financial aid

Finance
It's a pretty common question heard from college students who work during school or over the summer: "Will my income affect my eligibility for scholarships or aid?" For most students, the answer is no. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, the form that colleges and universities use to determine a student's need for financial aid, has protections in place for student earnings. For the 2018-19 school year, the amount a student can earn before it is counted as income is $ 6,570. To make more than that, a studen...
England news: Gareth Southgate says his players won't walk off the pitch if targeted by racism at World Cup

England news: Gareth Southgate says his players won't walk off the pitch if targeted by racism at World Cup

Sports
England manager Gareth Southgate insists his team cannot walk off the pitch if any of the players are targeted with racist abuse at the World Cup.He was sad to learn defender Danny Rose had told his family not to attend for fear of unsavoury incidents, and stressed the Three Lions will continue to fight racism as strongly as they can. Yesterday, ex-England and Liverpool midfielder John Barnes phoned talkSPORT to discuss the idea of players walking off the field due to racism.  However, Southgate drew the line at making a stand by walking off during any of their matches in Russia as it would threaten their participation in the tournament. "People in an idealistic world would say you should do that, and it seems the realities are that you would be thrown out," Southgate said a...
Bonobos won't eat filthy food, offering clues to the origins of disgust

Bonobos won't eat filthy food, offering clues to the origins of disgust

Science
June 4 (UPI) -- Bonobos won't eat dirty food. In experiments, the great apes refused fruit that had been contaminated by feces. Scientists wanted to better understand the evolutionary origins of disgust. The reaction helps humans avoid exposure to pathogens, and the latest research suggests the reaction offers apes' similar benefits. Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan offered bonobos several food options: clean apple slices and apple slices tainted by either feces or dirt. Scientists also offered the apes banana slices positioned at various distances from fresh feces. The bonobos most avoided contaminated apples, opting for the clean slices, and were more likely to eat banana slices placed farther away from sources of pathogens. Tests showed the bonobos were also less likely to hav...
10 states where you won't get much home for your money

10 states where you won't get much home for your money

Finance
It might be hard to find a large home in these states if you're on a budget.Personal finance website GOBankingRates used real estate website Zillow's home price index to determine just how far $ 300,000 can go when shopping for a home.Here are the states where that amount of money will stretch the least. Let's block ads! (Why?) Personal Finance
How to make sure your summer vacation won't wreck your finances

How to make sure your summer vacation won't wreck your finances

Finance
With the school year winding down and warmer weather taking hold, it's that time of year when many people get serious about planning summer escapes.If you count yourself among those would-be vacationers and haven't set money aside for your getaway, there's a good chance you'll be trading those days of freedom for future pain. Even if you've set money aside, it can be easy to overspend on vacation if you don't do some advance legwork."If you plan to travel, you should have a plan to travel. It's that simple," said Alexander Joyce, CEO and president of ReJoyce Financial in Carmel, Indiana. "Take your time and really give thought to what you can afford. If you look at it emotionally, it will become a need instead of a want."In addition to booking your trip early to avoid potentially higher pr...