Updated 12:15 pm PDT, Monday, July 9, 2018 Photo: AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File) FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File) Photo: AP Can you afford to help your kid start a business? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Amazon. Chipotle. GoPro. These household-name businesses were launched thanks to investments by the founders' parents. But parents also have sunk plenty of money into their offsprings' doomed enterprises, sometimes endangering their retirements and family relationships in the process. Certified financial planner Jon Ten Haagen of … [Read more...] about Can you afford to help your kid start a business?
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Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press Updated 9:41 am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Now Playing: Country duo Sugarland discuss why they're tackling school shootings and bullying in a song on their new album, “Bigger.” (May 23) Media: Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When the Grammy-award winning country duo Sugarland went back to the studio after a five-year hiatus, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush had a big secret to keep under wraps. Pop superstar Taylor Swift, who shares the same Nashville-based Big Machine Records label with Sugarland, not only offered them a song she co-wrote but even wanted to sing harmony with them. "That stuff was on lock down," Nettles joked of the collaboration called "Babe," which is now sitting in the Top 30 of Billboard's Hot Country chart. Bush said the recording wouldn't have been released if they didn't get her approval. "If she didn't like it, then we weren't going to tell anybody," Bush said. … [Read more...] about After a hiatus, Sugarland start a conversation with music
PUBLISHED: 11:48 13 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:02 13 April 2018 Stuart Watson Mick McCarthy quit as Ipswich Town manager on Tuesday night with it having already been announced he would be leaving the club at the end of his contract this summer. Photo: Steve Waller © Copyright Stephen Waller Dozens of pundits, ex-players and opposition fans warned Ipswich Town fans to ‘be careful what you wish for’ following Mick McCarthy’s departure this week. For a nuanced guide on what’s led us to this point here are STUART WATSON’s verdict pieces from 2017/18. Mick McCarthy was in charge of Ipswich Town for almost five-and-a-half years, overseeing Championship finishes of 14th, 9th, 6th, 7th and 16th. The Blues are currently 12th. Photo: Steve Waller END OF 2016/17 ‘Fans silently turning their back on Town after boring home campaign’ ‘Thank goodness that’s over - little light at end of tunnel after worst season in 58 years’ … [Read more...] about Understandable why outsiders don’t get Ipswich Town’s situation – so here’s a nuanced guide to what’s led us to this point
At the launch of the FIDM retrospective in honor of Guess' 35th anniversary, the co-founder opened up about discovering the eldest Hadid and the history behind the brand's name. In the early 1980s, four French brothers had the idea to launch a denim collection in California called Guess. Thirty-five years later, one of those brothers, Paul Marciano, celebrated the success of the label he co-founded with the launch of a retrospective at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising's Museum in downtown Los Angeles that showcases the brand's iconic stone-wash technique and the history of their super-slim fit as well as the brand's iconic advertising campaigns starring the likes of Claudia Schiffer, Anna Nicole Smith and, more recently, Gigi Hadid and Hailey Baldwin. The exhibit is open now through July 8. At Monday evening's grand opening, Marciano spoke to a room of reporters, fans of the brand and past and present FIDM students, detailing the origin story of the California company … [Read more...] about Guess’ Paul Marciano Knew Gigi Hadid Would Be a Supermodel “From Day One”
Claire Danes and Jim Parsons star as one-time lawyer Alex and therapist Greg, New York City parents struggling in different ways to process what their 4-year-old son's preference for dressing up in skirts and playing with so-called girls' toys might signify about his gender identity in the simply lovely comedy-drama A Kid Like Jake. Adapted for the screen by Daniel Pearle from his own play, the film strives to present an even-handed account of the couple's increasingly divergent views, with Alex resistant to "putting a label" on their child, whereas Greg is more open to embracing Jake's transgender nature.Director Silas Howard, trans himself, elicits superb performances not just from the leads but from the crack cast of supports, which includes Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd and, in an especially vivid turn as a neurotic patient, Amy Landecker from Transparent, a show for which Howard has directed several episodes. In fact, the deployment of that Transparent house-style … [Read more...] about ‘A Kid Like Jake’: Film Review | Sundance 2018