Women And Money

Obese woman paid over $2,000 a month to get stuck in cars, doors

A woman who weighs 227kg makes a living selling videos of her life, showing how she navigates through doors and into cars. This 500-pound woman is paid nearly $3,000 a month to be stuck in doorways. Danielle Birch, 25, films her size 36 frame getting stuck in cars, doorways as …

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Can $500 a Month Help Single Moms Get a College Degree? A new West Side program aims to find out

AUSTIN — A program for single mothers is testing the kinds of resources young mothers need to succeed in college. New Moms, an Austin-based nonprofit, developed the Academic Coaching Pilot Project, which will provide 25 mothers enrolled in City Colleges of Chicago with a $500 monthly stipend, technology and school …

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NCAA’s “sport-by-sport approach to transgender participation” sparks debate

Now, Thomas is hailed as one of the top female collegiate swimmers in the nation, her rapid success drawing both praise and criticism in the swimming world. Transgender athletes will now have mandatory testosterone testing beginning in the 2022-23 academic year — at the start of their season and again …

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In London I used to waste my money on cocktails – now it goes on trips to Screwfix

Before I can do anything fun around the house, I have to sort out the basic and practical stuff. I’m relieved, even surprised, to find that builders are much less worried about various jobs that seemed urgent in official reports, when they’re sitting in my kitchen. Now they seem more …

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Four women represent a talented United States team on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Winter Olympics preview issue | Your money

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 20, 2022– Team USA has one of its strongest Winter Games rosters ever, led by four women representing the full range of talents and experiences: the GOAT of alpine skiing (Mikaela Shiffrin ), America’s only gold medalist in cross-country skiing (Jessie Diggins) and two rising stars (speed …

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Carhartt CEO says an unvaccinated workforce is a ‘risk our company doesn’t want to take’ and Biden administration’s website for free COVID-19 tests has gone live more earlier than expected

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. COVID benefits have saved many Americans money and paid off debt — but that band-aid is stealing for some According to a Morning Consult survey, women and low-income Americans don’t feel very good about their finances. Read more This budget shows a Seattle-area …

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‘It’s terrible’: Brother of British woman swept away by Tonga tsunami awaits news | Tonga Volcano

The brother of a British woman who was swept away by the Tonga coastal tsunami on Saturday and is still missing, told the Guardian he feared for her safety. “What are we, 48 hours later? I don’t think it’s going to have a happy ending,” an emotional Nick Eleini said. …

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Andy Murray has turned down offers of up to £1.5m to play in Saudi Arabia due to human rights concerns

Andy Murray has turned down offers of up to £1.5million to play in Saudi Arabia over human rights concerns as the tennis star’s rep insists he won’t is not interested in the “tempting sums of money” offered by the Gulf State Andy Murray rejected big offers to play tennis matches …

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After Biden admin gives taxpayers green light for Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, Ernst leads colleagues in call for transparency and accountability – Press releases

WASHINGTON — After the Biden administration gave the green light to taxpayer dollars earmarked to support humanitarian aid and other expansive forms of aid to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan — like money earmarked for the country’s ‘endangered species research’ – US Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a member of the Senate Armed Services …

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