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seriously overdraft charges are the most evil thing ive ever heard of.

banks make a solid chunk of their revenue off of customer fees and this includes overdraft charges.

i was a teller for about a year for a big name bank and i can tell you that to low income customers overdraft charges weren’t a matter of not having the money but of either their finances being a tightrope balancing act and, being human, they slipped up a little, or being so busy that they were not physically able to make it to the bank in time to deposit their check before the charge came through.

nothing broke my heart more than when they would ask me “cant you please reverse it? i have the money here now!” or say “please i cant afford this charge i wont be able to pay my bills i promise ill be able to pay it tomorrow” the fact that even then having shown up a day after with cash in hand there was still nothing i could do made me feel physically ill from being involved in such a gross expression of greed.

i can read peoples eyes and these werent people trying to jack the system they were parents trying to give kids money for lunch, trying to pay for gas, just scraping by as it was.

my bank, right before i left, raised their overdraft charge from 35 to 40 dollars. that meant if you withdrew a cent over your balance and it wasnt paid back by the end of the day you owed them 40 bucks flat out. thats the difference between food and starving for 2 weeks for some people and a difference between a having a roof and living on the street for others.

everytime i mentioned how bad it made me feel that i couldnt do anything to help to my coworkers i was met with “yeah but they should have just been more careful” “its their own fault for not keeping track of their balance”

capitalism is evil and breeds evil in peoples perspectives, it breeds antipathy and destroys compassion.


This is our library here in Spring, Texas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. When I think of people who have lost everything, I hate how sad I feel about a library. But this is where I’ve taken my kids for story time since they were infants. It’s where I’ve met my closest mom friends. It’s a place that means the world to me.
But beyond that, this is a place that my community needs. It offers free educational programming, resources, information, language classes, Internet, human connection, a place that is clean and safe, free lunches for kids in the summer when school is out. It’s not just a bunch of books. For some people, the library is their only access to these things.

There’s this little girl at the daycare that I work in. She’s very echoic, and she repeats certain lines from songs a lot. So one day, all of the kids are at lunch, and this girl starts saying, “Arby’s, we have the meats.” And so the 15 or so other kids eating with her started repeating her. But some said, “Arby’s, we have the pizza.” And they started arguing over which was right. But 15 kids all together were just chanting this Arby’s commercial, but not in unison, and it was mildly disconcerting.

signs as stereotypes

capricorn: no nonsense career woman who wears suits and hates men

sagittarius: gay bestfriend

aquarius: pretentious asshole who takes polaroids and writes shitty poetry

pisces: disney princess, literally an angel, can also sing

aries: introverted protagonist who draws in class and doesn’t talk to anyone

taurus: tough jock with no brains

gemini: popular mean girl who bullies new girls

cancer: weird kid who eats lunch by themself

virgo: preppy nerd, stuck up but also nice and pretty

leo: extroverted best friend to introverted protagonist, encourages them to socialise

libra: new bad boy love interest with sensitive side

scorpio: evil disney villain that likes to monologue

anonymous asked:

Hi can I have an billy Hargrove imagine where the reader is sweet and shy and the only one that can calm him down when he goes crazy pretty please !! Thank you!!

Summary: You’re the last person anyone would ever expect to be able to calm down Billy Hargrove when he’s in a mood, but you’re also the only person capable of doing it.
Pairing: Reader x Billy Hargrove.
Fandom: Stranger Things.
Warnings: Fighting.
Word Count: 1034

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The health benefits of pasta make it a lunchbox staple.

New research* found that children who more closely followed a Mediterranean diet were more physically active, performed better in school and slept more than their schoolmates who did not as closely follow the Mediterranean diet.

*Source: Rosi A, Calestani MV, Parrino L, et al. Weight status is related with gender and sleep duration but not with dietary habits and physical activity in primary school Italian children. Nutrients. 2017; 9(6):579.

Pasta Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Lemon Juice, Mozzarella and Basil

Photo & Recipe Credit: Chef Lorenzo Boni

*Healthy lunch approved for K-5th grade nutrition standards.    

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Little space asks

👱‍♀️Pigtails or pony?
👾video games or colouring in?
💅🏻nail polish or natural?
🦄Unicorns or Mermaids?
👸🏼Princess or Kitten?
👑Disney Princesses or Hello Kitty?
🎨paint or markers?
🦊foxes or puppies?
🎃Halloween or Christmas?
🦁The Lion King or Aladdin?
🖍crayons or pencils?
🎒backpack or pockets?
🍓strawberry or banana?
🍟kids meal or packed lunch?
🍿cinema or park?
🎪circus or zoo?
🐰bunnies or kittens?
🍦ice cream or cupcakes?
🍼bottle or sippy cup?
🛁bubble bath or shower?
❄️frozen or tangled?
💎jewellery or pacis?
🐳bath toys or stuffies?
👗dresses or onesies?
🔱The little Mermaid or Beauty and the Beast?
🍭Candy or string cheese?