Standing on the set of Mike P. Nelson‘s directorial debut, The Domestics, it looks like the world has visibly turned rotten. A flipped plow truck, the fake blood strewn about, and the beefed-up muscle cars have turned a suburban neighborhood not too far outside of New Orleans, Louisiana, into a battleground between the survivors of a chemical attack. When we visited the set of the Orion release, the firefight was nearing the end but not quite over, and we witnessed one of the violent dustups Mark (Taylor Hoechlin) and Nina West (Kate Bosworth) experience during their bumpy road trip. Below, check out what we learned from The Domestics set visit. Building A New World The Domestics is a post-apocalyptic movie with a few more ties than usual to the old world. Some people still want to eat dinner as a family, and some people still just want to dance like nobody’s watching. Those lucky enough to have survived the U.S. government’s gas attack on its own … [Read more...] about ‘The Domestics’ Set Visit: A Brief Trip to the Post-Apocalypse
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By Paul F. P. Pogu Angie's List Published 8:34 p.m. UTC Jun 14, 2018 Budgeting may be less exciting than creating plans and dreaming up remodeling schemes, but paying for major work is just as important a part of the process — not only what you pay, but how you pay for it. Keep these tips in mind when creating a financial plan for a big remodeling job. Get everything up front Nail down payment terms in writing and be firm about enforcing them. A good contractor will accept a reasonable payment schedule that includes a fair down payment and periodic payments tied to progress. You might also negotiate a provision in the contract that allows you to withhold a final segment of payment, perhaps 10 percent, until you are completely satisfied with the job. Consider financing If you can’t pay for the remodel up front, you can tap into a number of financing options using your home equity. A home equity line of credit, home equity loan and cash-out refinance are three of the … [Read more...] about Angie’s List: How should I budget for big projects?
Updated 7:50 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Photo: AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. (NerdWallet via AP, File) less FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting ... more Photo: AP Ask Brianna: I'm 18. Should I worry about my credit yet? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery "Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all … [Read more...] about Ask Brianna: I’m 18. Should I worry about my credit yet?
Q: I THINK my 12-year-old daughter is being bullied online. She hasn't said anything but I've seen her in tears looking at her phone, and one of her friends hinted that she might be being cyberbullied. What should I do?A: Dr Liam Hackett, anti-bullying activist and CEO of Ditch the Label (ditchthelabel.org), says: "One of the biggest reasons young people don't talk about any negative issues or cyberbullying they're experiencing online is because they're embarrassed or scared of getting told off by their parents. Therefore, first and foremost, try and reassure her that you love her unconditionally and that she can talk to you about absolutely anything that may be bothering her."Another way to get her to open up to you could be by spending some quality time together, as mother and daughter, away from technology, whether that be shopping, going to the cinema or just going for a walk, for example. This will hopefully help her to feel relaxed and more likely to talk about her feelings."Once … [Read more...] about Ask The Expert: I think my daughter is being cyberbullied – what should I do?
WASHINGTON — As women control more of our nation’s wealth, they also are taking the reins on trust accounts established for their benefit. For many women, this may be the first time they have primary or sole control over a substantial amount of money. While having more wealth at your disposal provides an increased sense of security, it’s also natural to have some fears around making a poor decision with this new source of wealth. We write about common money fears in our article: “How to overcome your money fears and move forward.” If you are taking control of a trust for your own benefit, one source of fear may simply be fear of the unknown. Asking a few simple questions may provide the information you need to step into a more confident mindset. What are the rules of this trust? There are a number of different types of trusts, each with its own set of legal characteristics. There also can be a wide range of complexity introduced by the nature of … [Read more...] about 7 questions to ask when taking control of a trust