Tag: Household

Pentagon orders US military personnel to wear face coverings made from… ‘СLEAN T-SHIRTS’ & other household items

All US military personnel must cover their faces in situations where they are unable to adhere to social-distancing guidelines, the Pentagon has announced. However, a shortage of masks means troops will have to get creative. The new anti-coronavirus protocol – which applies to military and civilian personnel, along with family members, contractors and guests on…

Canada’s Economy and Household Debt: How Big Is the Problem?

Introduction Shakespeare wrote, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” Well, that may have been reasonable advice back in Hamlet’s day, but it is hard to imagine a modern economy like ours functioning under that dictum. For most Canadians debt is a fact of life, at least at some point. Borrowing can help…

Survey confirms the painful truth about our household debt: Wells

Has Manulife Bank uncovered the truth? Or is the bank merely reminding us of what we already know? “Debt truth revealed,” is the promotional line for the bank’s national survey of household debt, conducted across homeowners aged 20 to 69 with incomes of $ 50,000 or more. There’s a high degree of self regard in…