he needed these £20 as if his life depended on it
I CAN’T FUCKING BEIEVE THIS
I GOT FOUR
i dont think goosebumps books ever came into print i think they just mystically appeared in public school libraries one day already in mediocre condition
this sounds like a plot for a goosebumps book about goosebumps books
The Institute of Fiscal Studies has just published a report on retirement
They found - fairly uncontroversially - that more than 80% of couples retiring today have enough assets to provide an adequate quality of life for their future (which they judged to be 2/3 of their average working wage).
A combination of final salary pension schemes and rising house prices means than, on average, a couple retiring today have saved £220,000 more than they would need to have 2/3 of their working salary, or enough to provide an extra £7,000 a year. Even if you exclude the value of houses, they have, on average, an ‘excess’ of £120,000.
One of the authors of the report, Cormac O’Dean, described people retiring today as “a cohort that has, as it turned out, ended up saving more than they needed for retirement”
Many papers also had the temerity to suggest that the same was unlikely to be true for today’s young people.
Harriett’s post about how old the cast and crew were made me feel kind of old (basically everyone in the cast/crew is a teenager or very early 20s haha)…I’m going to be 27 next month. Though I look about 16, but that’s another story. Any other slightly older NMTD fans out there?
Watched all of NMTD just in time for the best bit. Hah.
Lillian Weber, a 99-year-old good Samaritan from Iowa, has spent the last few years sewing a dress a day for the Little Dresses For Africa charity, a Christian organization that distributes dresses to children in need in Africa and elsewhere.
Weber’s goal is to make 1,000 dresses by the time she turns 100 on May 6th. So far, she’s made more than 840. Though she says she could make two a day, she only makes one – but each single dress she makes per day is personalized with careful stitchwork. She hopes that each little girl who receives her dress can take pride in her new garment.