Credit card loans are expensive options

The credit card repayment is an expensive way of borrowing as they charge a flat interest rate versus personal loans which charge on reducing balance rates.The current EPF rules define EPF contribution to be tax-free provided there is a contribution by the employee to the EPF account for a continuous period of 5 years Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s…

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How Heroes of the Fourth Turning, about Catholic intellectuals, became one of fall’s buzziest plays

Jeb Kreager, John Zdrojeski, and Zoë Winters in Heroes of the Fourth Turning. | Joan Marcus Playwright Will Arbery says he isn’t interested in “diagnosing” his characters. The somewhat enigmatically titled play Heroes of the Fourth Turning is one of the buzzier new shows off Broadway this season, largely because it tackles territory that rarely overlaps with the New York stage: young, conservative Catholic intellectuals. The show concerns graduates of a Catholic college in Wyoming…

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Why alt-right trolls shouted down Donald Trump Jr.

Supporters of President Trump yell at counter protesters outside a book promotion by Donald Trump Jr. at the UCLA campus in Westwood, California, on November 10, 2019. | Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images The “Groyper Army” and the war over college campus conservatism, explained. A group of alt-right and “dissident right” activists have joined forces with neo-Nazis and others on the far-right fringes to attack conservatives who they feel aren’t true conservatives, both online and in person….

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The Seattle politician Amazon tried to oust has declared victory

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks during an International Women’s Day rally in Seattle, Washington ,on March 8, 2017. | JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images The win by the socialist Kshama Sawant is the latest salvo in an increasingly contentious battle between Amazon and local Seattle officials. Amazon poured nearly $1.5 million into last week’s Seattle city council elections, aiming to defeat local, progressive politicians who supported a tax on big business that Amazon opposes….

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The one big policy change 2020 Democrats want to make for veterans, explained

People watch the Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2019, in New York City. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Democrats want to give some veterans with an other-than-honorable discharge Veterans Affairs benefits. Four of the five major 2020 Democratic candidates have released detailed plans for how to improve veterans’ care just in time for Veterans Day. And though their plans differ, they all agree on one thing: Former service members with undeserved “other than honorable” discharges…

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Trump’s big veterans health care plan has hit a snag

President Trump’s plan to reform veterans health care has one common problem: a narrow network. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Narrow networks are an issue for many Americans. Now they’re affecting vets. The problem of narrow networks has hindered President Trump’s signature veterans health care program. The New York Times’s Jennifer Steinhauer had a great story last week on this unexpected hitch for the Mission Act, which Trump regularly touts at his rallies as a major…

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