Romanians feel they are on top of the situation when it comes to managing their own budget and only 1 percent of them would seek the advice of a financial expert to better understand their personal budget, according to a study conducted by Banometru, a free financial education program. The study also shows that half of the respondents claim to be the only one responsible for personal income and spending. Men are more prominent in managing their own spending budget (55 percent) and turn to a lesser extent to parents (13 percent), compared to almost one quarter of Romanians who say they are helped by parents. When faced with financial difficulties, 65 percent of Romanians say they are more careful about how they manage their income and spending, while 30 percent would change their jobs. Loans are a solution for 37 percent of Romanians, 22 percent would borrow money from friends, and 15 percent would require a bank credit. In order to recover financially, women are more open than men to … [Read more...] about Only 1 percent of Romanians would ask for specialist help regarding their personal budget
In September-December last year, employers legalized the work of 1.9 million hired workers. segodnya.ua The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) within the framework of measures implemented in September last year, aimed at unshadowing relations in the field of employment, has provided an additional UAH 1.3 billion hryvnia to the state budget. In particular, the state budget received over UAH 590 million in personal income tax, UAH 49 million of military levy, UAH 727 million in a single social contribution, and UAH 27 million in a single tax, according to the SFS's press service. "This allowed not only to increase deductions to the budget, but also to ensure the protection of the rights of hired employees to be paid for their work, to identify and eliminate the facts of illegal employment, to attract citizens to register with the state as economic entities. This is one of the steps to protect the interests of hired epmloyees, since they should be primarily interested in legal … [Read more...] about Businesses reporting real salaries brings extra UAH 1.3 bln Ukrainian budget – Fiscal Service
By Anthony Salvanto, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Kabir Khanna Seven in 10 Americans don't think the issue of a border wall is worth a government shutdown, which they say is now having a negative impact on the country. But partisans don't want their own side to budge: 65 percent of Republicans say President Trump should refuse a budget unless it includes wall funding, and 69 percent of Democrats think congressional Democrats should keep refusing to fund it.Among Americans overall, and including independents, more want to see Mr. Trump give up wall funding than prefer the congressional Democrats agree to wall funding. Comparably more Americans feel House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is handling negotiations better than the president is so far.Republicans are more divided than Democrats are on whether the shutdown is worth it.Pelosi is seen as doing a better job than Mr. Trump on handling the negotiations over the shutdown. Partisans divide on this, while independents give the edge to … [Read more...] about Pelosi has edge over Trump on budget negotiations, CBS News poll shows
Did you hear about the butcher who went global with his pork chops? Capitalist pig! To be fair, we don’t begrudge anyone making money, but that’s not to say we’re willing to waste our own. That’s why, in our latest search for cheap classics on Steam, we’ve found Recettear — a game about setting up your own shop.Have you ever played an RPG like Final Fantasy, or even the Elder Scrolls series, and wondered what the life of a shopkeeper was like in those games? Seems like it would be pretty boring, right? Well, Recettear not only answers that question, but proves your assumption very wrong. Thanks to an abundance of charm and a relatively deep economy and dungeon system, Recettear is one of the best games under a fiver you can buy on Steam.The story would be tongue-in-cheek, except the tongue was sold for twice its real value and the cheek was redecorated to make room for even more stuff to sell. The house of Recette is about to be seized by the bank, … [Read more...] about New cheap classic will be right within your gaming budget
Partit Demokratiku said today it is demanding further details about where the more than six-fold, from 1.6 million to 10.6 million euro, increase in the FIAU budget was spent. “Whilst the minister may state that he cannot give details of operations due to confidentiality requirements, he can certainly give greater details of how the money in the unit is spent,” stated MEP candidate Martin Cauchi Inglott. “By what degree have the human resources at the FIAU been enhanced?” asked MEP candidate Anthony Buttigieg. “What quality of personnel and what capabilities have been added to the unit? What does the minister mean when he says ‘internationally skilled persons’ are assisting the FIAU in its operations? What nationality are they? Do they come from more than one country? Are they part of a private organisation? Do they work for another country’s financial agencies?” The FIAU has failed in its role to adequately scrutinise … [Read more...] about PD: Where was the more than six-fold increase in FIAU budget spent?