Modern living presents us with a double whammy: We have incredibly complex lives and finances stretched to the brink. It doesn’t have to be this way. You can learn ways to simplify your life and in the process free up your finances. From the Christian Science Monitor. (Photo © rangizzz – Fotolia.com)
Floods in Europe intensify calls for climate action
Europe has lead the world in efforts to reduce emissions that are linked to climate change, but this summer’s disastrous record floods have intensified calls for action. The Christian Science monitor reports. (Photo: US Geological Survey, public domain)
How Finance-Savvy Are You? Take the Test
Most Americans believe their financial knowledge is pretty good, but financial literacy is on the decline, says the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. How savvy are you? Take the Christian Science Monitor’s online quiz to find out what you know — and what you need to know! (Photo by Alberto G.: Creative Commons)
SNAP to it Food Stamp Challenge–Day 23
‘Just Living’ Blog
Today our blogger has a headache from thinking about the complicated system of which the SNAP Challenge is just a miniscule part. From Gulf oil spill to plastic mustard containers, nothing is as simple as it seems.