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'Repayment-by-Purchase' Helps Consumers to Reduce Credit Card Debt

Many consumers fail to pay off credit card debt each month and suffer financial consequences. Repayment-by-purchase, allocating payment toward specific purchases on a credit card bill, helps consumers gain a sense of progress and control over credit card debt. [Author: by Grant E. Donnelly, Cait Lamberton, Stephen Bush, Zoe Chance, and Michael I. Norton]
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Holly Mitchell sworn in to all-female LA County Board of Supervisors, representing District 2

Holly Mitchell was sworn-in to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Sunday, Dec. 6, giving the five-member board all female members for the first time. “I look forward to bringing my commitment to equity and justice to this historic, all-women led Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and continuing to fight for all residents to have the resources they need to thrive,” Mitchell said after defeating Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson, 60.6%-39.4%, in the Nov. 3 election. Mitch...
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For Dave Brubeck’s 100th Birthday, Watch Pakistani Musicians Play an Enchanting Version of “Take Five”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLF46JKkCNg How’s this for fusion? Here we have The Sachal Studios Orchestra, based in Lahore, Pakistan, playing an innovative cover of “Take Five,” the jazz standard written by Paul Desmond and originally performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1959. Brubeck–who would have celebrated his 100th birthday today–called it the “most interesting” version he had ever heard. Once you watch the performance above, you’ll know why. According to The Guardian, The Sa...
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Theory of constraints brings benefits

The pandemic inspired 10 principals in Limpopo to study through ‘play’ how to learn to learn again — and what is really important in education The post Theory of constraints brings benefits appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Learning, Education, Limpopo, Eliyahu Goldratt, Theory Of Constraints, Principals, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, National Education Collaboration Trust, Kathy Suerken, Maslow before Bloom


Parents owe it to their children to take part in how schools are run

Do parents even know that they have a say in the school calendar or do they wait to get the letters at the end of the year telling them when schools close and open? The post Parents owe it to their children to take part in how schools are run appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, School Governing Body


From online education to frontline medicine

When the COVID-19 pandemic came to the United States, it required drastic changes in medical education curricula across the nation, with the majority of learning opportunities transitioning to the virtual setting. As our nation enters the ninth month of this public health crisis, it is necessary to reevaluate the current system and curate the innovative […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, United States, Infectious Disease, Medical School, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


How to Wear an Ugly Christmas Sweater

We have all the secrets for making ugly Christmas sweaters extra cute.
Tags: Holidays, College, Christmas, Fashion Tips, Ugly Christmas Sweater, Holiday Outfits


3 strategies for matching into a competitive specialty, even with a lower USMLE score 

For applicants seeking to match into a competitive specialty, it can be challenging.  In fact, it’s not uncommon for programs to receive over 100 applications for a single residency position.  To sort through that many applications, many programs use filters. One type of filter is a USMLE “cut-off” score:  applicants who don’t score above a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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