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Cooking the Books podcast: How NZers are reaching financial security without a house

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how high house prices are changing the way we manage our money. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books... [Author: [email protected]]
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Toshiba confirms $20bn takeover bid from British fund

The scandal-hit Japanese electronics giant has received an offer from CVC Capital Partners.
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Central North Island towns 'out of loop' on rail services

Faint hope is being held for any resumption of Central North Island commuter passenger services in the near future.Passenger trains stopped calling at Te Kuiti and Taumarunui in 2012 when KiwiRail changed its business model to focus... [Author: [email protected]]
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More Job Ideas To Turn Kids Into Happy Adults

Professionals who want to feel involved in a child’s development have an array of careers to choose from where they can help educate, heal, or guide children.
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Toshiba gets takeover bid from private equity firm CVC

Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that it has received an acquisition proposal from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners
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Watch NASA drop its next-gen spacecraft into a huge pool of water

Watch NASA test its next-generation Orion spacecraft by dropping it into a huge pool containing 1 million gallons of water.
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Transtasman bubble: Push for more trainee pilot spots in MIQ

An aviation group says quarantine-free travel across the Tasman will have the dual benefit of boosting the struggling scenic flight sector and provide more room for trainee pilots.But Aviation NZ chief executive John Nicholson says... [Author: [email protected]]
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A researcher suggested US Capitol rioters came from towns that fear the rise of immigrants and people of color. Reactions to that finding reveal how divided the right and left are.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. Brent Stirton/Getty Images A researcher found that Capitol rioters hailed from towns with dwindling white populations. Robert Pape found rioters came from towns with a fear of growing populations...
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NAACP's Trump insurrection lawsuit expected to add 10 new plaintiffs, including members of Congress, per reports

Donald Trump. Getty The NAACP's lawsuit against Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and extremist groups, is about to expand. According to The Daily Beast, 10 new plaintiffs and additional information will be added Wednesday. The NAACP originally brought the suit on behalf of Rep. Bennie Thompson in February following the Jan. 6 riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal lawsuit targeting former President Donald Trump, his lawyer, and far-right extremists in the aftermath of t...
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Air New Zealand ads for Rarotonga flights suggest two-way travel imminent

By RNZ Air New Zealand is advertising daily commercial flights to the Cook Islands, ahead of any official travel-bubble announcement.It's one of a series of signs that the two countries may be on the verge of resuming quarantine-free,... [Author: [email protected]]
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A 42-acre estate in the Hamptons is set to sell at a record-breaking price after nearly 4 years on the market

The 42-acre Southampton estate has nearly a quarter-mile of private beach. Bespoke Real Estate A $145 million estate in Southampton is in contract to sell for a record-breaking price, per the New York Post. The brokerage handling the deal did not disclose a final sale price but said it would be the highest price ever recorded for a single parcel in the Hamptons. The current record is held by an East Hampton property that sold to a hedge-fund billionaire for $147 million in 2014. See more s...
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Matt Gaetz is set to headline a pro-Trump women's event at Trump's Doral resort even as a sex trafficking investigation looms

Rep. Matt Gaetz will speak at a "BBQ, Boots, & Bluegrass" event at the Save America Summit. Photo by Erin Scott-Pool via Getty Images Matt Gaetz is set to headline a pro-Trump women's gala at a Trump-owned golf resort in Florida this Friday. He will attend the event despite an ongoing probe into whether he paid for sex with an underage girl. It appears Gaetz is still very much aligned with Trump, despite the former president remaining silent on the probe. See more stories on Insider...
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Google apparently just leaked its cheaper ‘Pixel Buds A’

Earlier today, Google sent out a promotional email to people in its Google Nest (formerly, Google Home) ecosystem. It was mostly your everyday was your everyday marketing email, except the eagle-eyed folks at 9to5Google noticed something off about the included image of the company’s Pixel Buds: it appeared to be a photo of an unreleased model. Behold: And a closer look: Notably, these Pixel Buds have a dark green color that the current model isn’t available in. While you might think this was jus...
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Matt Gaetz sought a preemptive pardon from Trump before he left office, according to report

CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) holds a phone to the microphone as Donald Trump Jr. speaks remotely to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz and Trump Jr. added their voices to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after she voted in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sought a pardon from Trump before he left office. The New York Times report...
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Report: Sonos and Ikea’s next Symfonisk speaker may double as wall art

Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk line has been pretty popular due to their quirky looks and surprisingly good sound — showing that even lamps can make for good speakers. Now it appears the companies are following up their partnership with an updated table lamp and a new product altogether. According to The Verge, Ikea and Sonos are preparing to launch a speaker that doubles as wall art. Ikea teased the updated Symfonisk speakers on its Instagram account, although it didn’t say what specifically was co...
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Chevrolet Electric Silverado A ZERO Production

Chevrolet’s Silverado electric pickup will be built at the Factory Zero assembly plant in Detroit-Hamtramck, Michigan, along with GMC’s Hummer EV SUV which will also be produced there, General Motors president Mark Reuss said today. A new-from-the-ground-up EV pickup, and not adapted from the gas-powered Silverado, it will use the Ultium Platform. Ultium is General […] The post Chevrolet Electric Silverado A ZERO Production appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Mars rainbow turns out not to be a rainbow after all

It looks like a rainbow and it arcs like a rainbow, but this image captured on Mars by the Perseverance rover definitely does not show a rainbow.
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The best bidets

We've searched and found the best bidets. Bidets come in many different types, so we've included bidets you attach to toilet seats and bidet/toilet combos.
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Is this Walmart Instant Pot deal too good to be true?

Where the Instant Pot Viva stands out is in the way that that it monitors the pressure with which it cooks.
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Cryptocurrency inflows hit all-time high of $4.5B in first-quarter

Inflows into cryptocurrency funds and products hit a record $4.5 billion in the first quarter, suggesting increased institutional participation in the once-maligned sector, data from digital currency manager Coinshares showed on Tuesday.
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1.3 million people must file 2017 returns by May 17, 2021, or lose their part of $1.3 billion in tax refunds forever

May 17 is the deadline this year to file your 2020 tax return and pay any tax you owe. It's also the last day that 1.3 million people can claim their portion of more than $1.3 billion in taxes they overpaid during 2017 but never collected as tax refunds. If you're one of those non-filers, you need to file that 2017 return and claim your refund by May 17. Federal law says that if a taxpayer doesn't file an old return within three years of its original due date — and that was April 15, 2018 for t...
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The best humidifiers for 2021

Whether you're looking to humidify your bedroom or your entire house, these high-tech humidifiers can improve your air quality and help you breathe better.
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Comcast's Peacock faces new tests from advertisers, viewers

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where we track the big stories in media and advertising. I'm Lucia Moses, deputy editor here.Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here.First, senior reporter Lauren Johnson is hosting a webinar about how advertisers can navigate the death of third-party cookies on April 22 with execs from The Trade Desk, Mars, The Washington Post, and R/GA. Sign up here.What we're following this week: Peacock's big testRec...
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The meeting with two trans women that might have helped convince the Arkansas governor to oppose the anti-trans bill

People take part in rally outside New York's Stonewall Inn in 2017. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images Arkansas has become the first state to block transition-related care for trans youth. Gov. Hutchinson said he met with trans people before deciding to reject the bill, though lawmakers overrode his veto. The state's only openly trans elected official spoke to Insider about her meeting with the governor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shortly before Gov. Asa Hutch...
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Of the 1.7 million people who are fully vaccinated in Michigan, 246 people tested positive for COVID-19

Syringes used to administer a dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine to Governor Gretchen Whitmer and a group of students sit at a vaccine station at Ford Field during an event to promote and encourage Michigan residents to go and get their vaccines on April 6, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images Out of 1.7 million fully vaccinated people in Michigan, 246 tested positive for COVID-19. That places the breakthrough rate of fully-vaccinated cases at a fraction of a percent. As o...
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Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen: Seasonal and weekly challenges (week 9)

Destiny 2's Season of the Chosen has a long list of challenges that award weapons, XP, and more. Here are the seasonal challenges available through week 9.
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2021 Kia K5 2.5 GT review: A new era

Kia's redesigned midsize sedan delivers surprising grins when the road gets twisty.
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CEO Secrets: 'Older customers want the personal touch'

A ready meal delivery firm targeting older customers says the business was going nowhere until they started taking phone orders.
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The Mistrust in Indian Society: In conversation with Kunal Shah

The Mistrust in Indian Society provides an opportunity to crib about it (why is no one willing to buy from my startup) or a great opportunity to create a massive brand built on trust. Learn how. Catch The Ashish Sinha show on your fav podcast app: Spotify | Google | Anchor ..and everywhere. The post The Mistrust in Indian Society: In conversation with Kunal Shah appeared first on nextbigwhat.
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The 4-Step Exercise to Find Your Niche

Whether you are looking to advance in your career or pursue a business idea you have to find your niche. This exercise helps to pinpoint what makes you unique. Do you pronounce the word niche as nich or neesh? Listen as George & Mary-Lynn have fun talking about that and the 4-step exercise on The […] The post The 4-Step Exercise to Find Your Niche appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Career, Business, Podcast, Careers, Niche, Professional Development, Exercise, Focus, Opportunity, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, George Mary Lynn, The Professor And Mary-lynn



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