Is Your Impatience Costing You?

first_imgUS News & World Report: Impatience, it turns out, can be costly. Research suggests that people who opt for smaller rewards today over bigger rewards later tend to have lower credit scores. In the study by Columbia Business School associate professor Stephan Meier, the most impatient people had credit scores below 620, which means they pay more for loans.In the 2011 study published in the journal Psychological Science, Meier and his co-authors offered 437 low- to moderate-income participants bigger cash rewards if they were willing to receive the money later. They correlated the participants’ willingness to delay their cash rewards with their FICO score, a commonly used credit score. The participants most willing to wait for their cash rewards, had FICO scores that were, on average, 30 points higher than those who were the least patient. People with lower credit scores often have a harder time getting loans, and they pay more for the loans they do get.Read the whole story: US News & World Reportlast_img read more

Dominica to host Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show

first_imgNews Dominica to host Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show by: – August 30, 2014 Sharing is caring! Share 147 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img Tweet Discover Dominica Authority will host a team of three from Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio to Dominica from September 1 – 4, 2014.Peter Greenberg is a travel editor for CBS Morning News and NBC Today Show as well as a news journalist for several magazines including AARP Magazine. The team of three will be on island to host a three-hour live radio show to air on over 350 stations in the United States combined. The programs are distributed by United Sates Radio Network, one of the top radio syndicators in the US. The US radio team will interview local guests who can provide real flavor and authenticity of the destination. Further to the radio show, the group will visit and capture some of Dominica’s tourism sites and attractions for a promotional video entitled “Like a Local – Travel Detective,” which will further assist with the promotion of the destination. The Authority believes this is a great opportunity for destination Dominica to be further promoted in the North American market. Sharelast_img read more

Arsenal icon Jens Lehmann beats coronavirus and claims he’s had worse flu but calls for 25 per cent capacity at grounds

first_img People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 Source: Soccer – thesun.co.uk Animals are so funny that you can die of laughter Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 Funny animals make you happy and laugh funny animal compilationcenter_img Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. ARSENAL legend Jens Lehmann has beaten coronavirus – insisting the deadly bug troubled him less than a bout of flu.And the former German international keeper has called for large numbers of fans to be allowed into stadiums once football resumes.Arsenal legend Jens Lehmann has beaten coronavirusCredit: Getty Images – GettyLehmann, 50, was an ever-present in the Gunners’ Invincibles side of 2003-04.⚠️ Read our coronavirus in sport live blog for the latest news & updatesHe also reached a Champions League final, and won an FA Cup and Community Shield with Arsene Wenger’s side before leaving for Stuttgart in 2008.The 61-cap ace has now revealed he fell victim to Covid-19 last month.Lehmann said: “I became infected in the middle of March. I suffered from a cough and a mild fever for a day and a half.“After two weeks in quarantine, the authorities declared me to be healthy once more.“I found it less bad than when I have had the flu.“But at-risk people of course need to be careful. It probably helps as well to live a healthy life.”Wolfgang Schauble, the president of Germany’s parliament, has come under fire for suggesting Bundesliga games could admit limited number of fans once the season restarts.But Lehmann maintained: “I’ve not heard any reasonable counter-arguments so far. If only one seat in four is occupied, there is sufficient distance between people.“Anybody who breaks the social distancing rules would be chucked out and given a stadium ban. “I generally agree with what Mr Schauble says. We need to get Germany up and running once more, so the economy can survive the crisis.“That goes for all branches of business – including the Bundesliga.”In March Lehmann received a huge online backlash after questioning official advice regarding coronavirus.The Gunners icon put out a series of tweets claiming “shutting everything down” could “cause more damage.”Give now to The Sun’s NHS appealBRITAIN’s four million NHS staff are on the frontline in the battle against coronavirus.But while they are helping save lives, who is there to help them?The Sun has launched an appeal to raise £1MILLION for NHS workers.The Who Cares Wins Appeal aims to get vital support to staff in their hour of need.We have teamed up with NHS Charities Together in their urgent Covid-19 Appeal to ensure the money gets to exactly who needs it.The Sun is donating £50,000 and we would like YOU to help us raise a million pounds, to help THEM.No matter how little you can spare, please donate today herewww.thesun.co.uk/whocareswinsappealMbappe names Cristiano Ronaldo as his idol ahead of Lionel Messi and World Cup final goal vs Croatia was his favourite What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures!last_img read more