Nope. I pay for it, I keep it

Q. Have you or your child ever broken something expensive in a store? What happened? answered by Paul Gobat Yes. When my youngest daughter was about 12 she knocked an $80 figurine off a shelf. The owner was on us like flies on sugar demanding that we immediately pay for the item. “Of course!” I said, “I […]

I thought it was sadistic because his own father had to live in that house until somewhere could take him and the house needed to be livable for him until then.

Q. What is the most sadistic thing you have seen one of your family members do? answered by Amanda Todd, Home Health Aide, Aspiring Author My mother’s mother passed about 5 or 6 years ago. When she did, her husband was still living in their house. He had given my mother permission to use his […]

The major bank scam targeting South Africans right now – and why you often can’t get your money back

by Staff Writer | BusinessTech The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) says it continues to receive complaints on a daily basis from consumers who were deceived into providing confidential banking information to fraudsters. “Just a couple of years ago, the most common scam was the phishing emails, said banking ombudsman Reana Steyn. “In just these […]

Egypt impounds Ever Given ship over $900 million Suez Canal compensation bill

By Mostafa Salem, Mai Nishiyama and Pamela Boykoff, CNN Business (CNN Business) Egyptian authorities have seized a massive cargo ship which blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week last month, amid a dispute over financial damages.An Egyptian court ordered the vessel’s Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen Kaisha, to pay $900 million in compensation as a result of losses inflicted […]

Visualized: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship

By Marcus Lu | Visual Capitalist Remembering the Tragedy of the Titanic When the Titanic was completed on April 2, 1912, it was the largest and perhaps most luxurious ship in the world. The vessel could hold over 3,300 people including crew members, and boasted various amenities including a swimming pool and squash court. The Titanic’s impressive size attracted […]

The Benz Has Gone Electric

by MATTY MERRITT | Morning Brew In a win for cool dads everywhere, Mercedes-Benz revealed its new 2022 EQS luxury electric sedan yesterday. The model is scheduled to hit car dealerships in the fall and represents the first of nine electric vehicles the German auto brand plans to release within the year.  The EQS can get an […]