That company promising to fix your credit score? It could be a scam – USA TODAY That company promising to fix your credit score? It could be a scam  USA TODAY Having good credit is really important, so it can be really frustrating when your credit score is lower than you’d like. So frustrating, in fact, that turning to a credit … Vía “making money” – Google News

Ask Carrie: How to Talk to Your Girls (and Boys) About Money – Parade Ask Carrie: How to Talk to Your Girls (and Boys) About Money  Parade Dear Readers,Recently, I’ve focused a lot on the challenges women often face in securing their financial future. In spite of the advances women have made, they … Vía “making money” – Google News

Brexit deal close on Saturday, but UK cabinet rejected it: EU sources

A Brexit deal seemed close on Saturday after the EU indicated legal ways for London to unilaterally leave the contentious Irish border backstop, sources in the bloc said, but the plan was rejected by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet. source

Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals

Maria Rodriguez’s daughter has spent a month in Caracas’s J.M. de los Rios children’s hospital with hydrocephalus, a buildup of spinal fluid in the brain, but staff there have faced an uphill battle treating the girl because of a nationwide power outage. source

Third summit between Trump and North Korea’s Kim likely, no date set: U.S. official

A U.S. Department of State official on Monday said she thinks there will be a third summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but no date has been set. source

Venezuelans scramble for food and water as oil exports hit by blackout

Much of Venezuela, including parts of the capital Caracas, remained without power on Monday for a fifth day, crimping vital oil exports and leaving people struggling to obtain water and food. source

Israeli deportation hearing focuses on Human Right Watch official’s tweets

An Israeli appellate court deferred a ruling on Monday over the deportation of the director of the local office of Human Rights Watch, accused of promoting pro-Palestinian boycotts of Israel, which Israel has banned. source

Ex-Congolese VP seeks damages from war crimes court

Former Congolese vice president and militia leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was acquitted of war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC) last year, is seeking nearly 70 million euros ($75 million dollars) in damages. source

After Ethiopia crash horror, some nations ground Boeing 737 MAX 8s

China and Indonesia grounded their fleets of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft on Monday as witnesses recalled the terrifying spectacle of smoke and debris trailing from an Ethiopian Airlines plane before it crashed killing 157 people. source

U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian bank over dealings with Venezuela: Treasury

The United States has imposed sanctions on the Russian bank Evrofinance Mosnarbank over its dealings with the Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday. source

Germany not satisfied with readiness of submarines, some aircraft

Germany’s military remains dissatisfied with the combat readiness of its submarines and certain older aircraft, but a spate of reforms are starting to take hold, the military’s top uniformed officer told lawmakers on Monday. source

Defiant judges, clerics pile pressure on Algeria’s Bouteflika

More than 1,000 judges said they would refuse to oversee Algeria’s election if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika contests it, and clerics defied any state role in their work, in a double rebuff to an ailing leader fighting for his political survival. source

Sudan’s parliament shortens state of emergency to six months: witness

Sudan’s parliament voted on Monday to shorten a state of emergency declared by President Omar al-Bashir last month from one year to six months, a Reuters witness said. source

Gun fire, landmines slow SDF advance in ruins of Islamic State’s Syrian territory

U.S.-backed fighters are moving slowly into Islamic State’s final pocket in eastern Syria to avoid losses in the face of sniper fire and landmines, a commanders said on Monday. source

ICC officials visit Bangladesh to look into Myanmar case: U.N. investigator

Officials from the International Criminal Court are in Bangladesh as part of a preliminary examination of whether a prosecution over the alleged deportations of Rohingya could be mounted, a U.N human rights investigator said on Monday. source

Swedish student Greta’s climate ‘school strike’ goes global

Students around the world are expected to skip school on March 15 in order to demonstrate against climate change, taking their cue from Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg whose weekly “school strike for climate” has won a global following. source

German conservative leader sees ‘no rift’ with France over EU vision

The leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) on Monday played down her differences with French President Emmanuel Macron over his vision for Europe, expressing confidence the two countries could find common ground. source

French Onion Soup

This French onion soup is made like the classic, with plenty of onions and leeks in a rich homemade broth. Instead of an impenetrably thick cheese crust, this version swaps in a sprinkling of your favorite melty cheese. Here’s how to make it. Adapted from Frank Mentesana | Jerome Audureau | Once Upon a Tart […]

Market Pulse: Who is making money with your cash? – Tahoe Daily Tribune Market Pulse: Who is making money with your cash?  Tahoe Daily Tribune Now that short-term interest rates are on the rise yields on money-market funds are moving up as well. They used to pay close to nothing, now the three-month … Vía “making money” – Google News

Major Labels Split On Supporting Article 13; As Music Publishers Complain They Can’t Make Money From Parodies – Major Labels Split On Supporting Article 13; As Music Publishers Complain They Can’t Make Money From Parodies The controversial Article 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive has apparently lost some support from the major labels, after the music publishers learned the article … Vía “making money” – Google News

WUNCPolitics Podcast: Cooper’s Budget And College Athletes Making Money – WUNC WUNCPolitics Podcast: Cooper’s Budget And College Athletes Making Money  WUNC Joining Jeff Tiberii on the politics podcast this week are Rob Schofield of the N.C. Justice Center and Becki Gray of the John Locke Foundation. Vía “making money” – Google News