The holiday shopping season starts earlier every year. Long before Thanksgiving dinner has been reduced to leftovers, shoppers will be looking for bargains.Serious bargain hunters get excited about all the sales the day after Thanksgiving. To make the most of the big day, they sort through advertisements and go online to compare prices. They plan to hit stores for time-specific sales and map out routes to cut down on time wasted in traffic or looking for a parking spot.Many others avoid the chaos by shopping early or online, and still others get caught up in the moment, joining the spending frenzy with no plan or shopping list.While shopping smart is important every month, the stakes are especially high after Thanksgiving. Starting holiday shopping early helps. With a little forethought, even procrastinators can benefit from these shopping tips.Spend SmartDevelop a spending plan for the holidays. Economic conditions are improving, but piling up a lot of holiday debt is never a good idea. Know how much money you can reasonably afford to spend by making a budget. To avoid financial problems in 2016, limit spending to the cash that’s set aside for the season.A holiday spending plan is not just about the gifts. Remember to include parties, greeting cards and postage, charitable giving, clothes to wear to holiday functions and other things that make the holiday season joyful.Be creative. Belt tightening is in, wasteful spending is out. Remember, the thought is what counts. Homemade gifts, whether it be food, clothing or crafts, may be appreciated more than something purchased at the local big box store. Gifts of time for babysitting, car washing or house cleaning may also be well received.Think carefully about each and every purchase. At the store, keep the spending plan and shopping list in hand. Avoid deciding on an item in the spur of the moment. Take time to think about needs and spending limits.Use ads to plan purchases. Compare offerings from different stores to find the best deals. Once a particular item is selected, compare features, quality, prices, installation charges, delivery and service. Sometimes the cost to use and maintain an item makes selecting a more expensive model the cheaper option.Conserve gasoline. Avoid running from store to store. Instead, use the phone and Internet to find information. Particularly for gifts to be sent out of town, ordering the desired item for direct shipment to the recipient may be cheaper than the sender paying to ship it.Shop online to locate special or unique gifts. Use a secure browser, shop with known companies and keep your passwords creative and private. Pay particular attention to shipping charges. Be sure to print out and keep records of purchases.Wait for last-minute price cuts for items that are not in short supply. Retailers will roll out holiday items earlier than ever this year. Sales may also start earlier as retailers clear out merchandise. That means plenty of bargains, but be careful shopping to find them. The best deals may come late in the season.Examine factory seconds and irregulars carefully. These items have flaws or imperfections. Find the flaw and decide if it will make a difference. Look in your newspaper classified ads for items too. Buying person-to-person often saves money.Expect to pay a fair and reasonable price for goods and services. Bargains that sound too good to be true are usually just that. Read labels, seals, tags and instruction booklets. Ask questions.Get the facts before purchasing. Find out what is promised, who stands behind the promises and what is required to benefit from any warranty. Return a purchase that is damaged, did not provide reasonable wear or did not otherwise live up to the guarantee.Overspending can ruin the holidays and the months that follow. Plan ahead and stick to the plan. Spending only as much as you can afford will make the holidays better for all.
Ashleigh ‘Ash’ Barty won her first Grand Slam title by beating 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in the French Open final on Saturday.She is the first male or female Australian to win the French Open since 1973.Click here to learn more.
Exactly one month ago, professionalization officially knocked on the door of the First Iberdrola. Clubs and unions then signed the first collective agreement for Spanish and European women’s football. An unprecedented milestone in the world that seeks to regulate the contractual aspect of the Primera players, collecting points as important as the minimum wage (12,000 euros gross per year), motherhood or injuries.Several weeks have passed since the staging of the firm, with presentation in the Congress of Deputies, and most clubs have started to deliver on what was promised: adapt the contracts to the conditions set out in the agreement. In total, it has been calculated that 40% of the players in the highest female category will see their work situation improve, with the marked increase in wages as a strong point.As AS has learned, there are no problems to highlight in the contractual adaptation, but the process is being slow, due to the novelty and the doubts that some procedures present for the clubs. It should be noted that all this time will not be lost for the players. The agreement is retroactive, with the date of application of the contracts on July 1, 2019.The main keys of this collective agreement– It will be of retroactive nature, with application date of July 1, 2019. It will end on June 30, 2020.–Extension and ultraactivity. This Collective Agreement will be extended in its entirety for successive periods of a football season (July 1 to June 30 of the following year) if not denounced, by either party, at least three months before the date of its termination or that of any of its extensions. During the extension of this agreement, an increase in the CPI will be established.– minimum salary from 16,000 euros gross per year to 75% partiality of the working day or, what is the same, 12,000 euros. In this line, it also includes compensation for all players who currently have contracts with a partiality or 50% working day, with a mandatory change to 75%. Thus, salaries that are between 12,000 and 15,999 will become 16,000 euros gross per year, applying a linear increase of 2,000 euros in which they are from 16,000 to 30,000 euros gross per year. – Maternity protocol: In the event that a player becomes pregnant, she will be able to access an automatic renewal without a limit in the contract. It does not include any section for breastfeeding.– Seniority Plus: the bonding award would range from 2,000 euros (6 seasons) to 3,500 (9 seasons or more).– The personal scope of application of the agreement: limited to players who are called at least twelve official matches with the first team or, where appropriate, ten games played.– Break of a day and a half weekly and holidays of 30 days a year.– Workday: 7 hours a day / 35 hours a week in semi-annual computation without including periods of concentration or displacement. In the case of home matches, the concentration will not exceed 24 hours, with the maximum period for away matches being 72 hours.– Economic consideration for the player of 15% of the agreed price in case of transfer or image rights (needs the agreement between the parties). In the latter case, it is established that for a player who exploits her image rights in her own name, the amount that the club satisfies her for the use of her image, name or figure for economic purposes will be considered a salary concept.-Compensation for death or disabling injury for any work activity. Regardless of the compensation that may correspond to the professional soccer player or his heirs, as a consequence of an accident resulting in death, absolute invalidity, which prevents him from carrying out any work activity and, provided that such event is a direct consequence of the practice of soccer under the discipline of the Club / SAD, it must indemnify it, or in its case its heirs, with € 60,000 for death, € 90,000 for absolute disability.-Prevention of workplace harassment.-Conciliation of family and professional life.-Measures in case of gender violence suffered by footballers.-Replacement program. The parties will make the best efforts to develop a soccer player relocation program at the end of their sports career.
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Buddy is home!There was great news in one Letterkenny household this morning when their missing pet dog returned home.Buddy, the black and tan King Charles Cavalier spaniel, wandered home to its owners at College Farm Road.Buddy had been missing from last night. Thousands of people shared Buddy’s missing status on Facebook last night after Donegal Daily reported the little dog missing.His owners said they cannot thank people enough for helping them get their beloved dog back.Thanks to everyone who shared the story and helped get Buddy back.GREAT NEWS – BUDDY IS BACK! was last modified: March 25th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BuddyDOGdonegalletterkennymissing
The sitting of Letterkenny District Court on Monday the 24th of July has been cancelled.All cases are adjourned to the sitting of Letterkenny District Court on Friday the 28th of July at 10:30am. Monday’s sitting of Letterkenny District Court cancelled was last modified: July 22nd, 2017 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:courtDistrict Courtletterkenny