Posts Tagged ‘money’

Occupy Fundraiser Rolling Jubilee Kicks Off in the Village

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Strike Debt Watch live streaming video from lepoissonrouge at By Caroline Lewis A “postmodern grassroots variety show” may sound like just another one of the dismissive names people have been lobbing at Occupy ever since it cropped up in Zuccotti Park last September. But that’s what activist Laura Hanna promises in the fundraising extravaganza the Occupy [&hellip
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Dancing to the Beat of The Drums

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Oped-Cameron Page By Veronica Hoglund   Monday, Nov. 7. The popular indie pop band The Drums performed to a sold-out audience at Bowery Ballroom. With a sound reminiscent of The Smiths, the group swayed the crowded venue with tracks from their latest record, Portamento, including “Money” and “Days,” to name a few. Frontman Jonathan Pierce easily provoked [&hellip
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Manhattan Moolah

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Money may not grow on trees, but in Manhattan I keep finding it at my feet. A native Californian, I now live and work on the Upper West Side as a full-time nanny. My workday is spent pushing a bright pink stroller, passing strangers I will probably never meet. Still, I didn’t give a second [&hellip
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Summer Camp Savings

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Camp can be the experience of a lifetime, but in the here-and-now, budgeting for your child’s summer adventure may seem daunting. Fees range from $75 to more than $650 per week for accredited day and resident camps, according to the American Camp Association, with day camps being a little less expensive (weekly fees are about [&hellip
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Prepping for Long-Term Care

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Q: What is long-term care insurance? A: Long-term care insurance is custodial care insurance. It covers care generally not covered by health insurance or Medicare insurance. Long-term care insurance generally covers home care, assisted living, adult day care, respite care, hospital care, nursing homes and Alzheimer’s facilities. When home care coverage is purchased, long-term care [&hellip
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Checking for Fraud

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

While reviewing her bank statement, a 59-year-old woman living on West End Avenue discovered that someone had stolen money from her account. Police said that on July 17, she noticed a check she never wrote, which was dated in June, was made to “cash” in the amount of $1,023.47. The corresponding check was missing from [&hellip
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