If there’s one lesson from this year’s wild ride on Wall Street, it’s this: Stuff happens, and it’s better to have a plan in place before unexpected events turn your financial life upside down.Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the hectic holiday season is coming soon, so there’s no better time to get your money matters in order and nail down a 2016 game plan.“Now’s the time,” says Chris McMahon, president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based McMahon Financial Advisors. “Things get too hectic around the holidays, and it’s tough to review financial things in detail.”Money stuff you need to address includes your investment portfolio, debt load, retirement savings and insurance needs. continue reading » 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Facebook Twitter Google+ Related Stories Quentin Hillsman explains how to cut down the nets to his playersBriana Day holds her own against South Carolina’s post players in 80-72 winSyracuse upsets No. 1 seed South Carolina for first-ever bid to the Elite Eight Published on March 26, 2016 at 2:14 am Contact Paul: [email protected] | @pschweds Sykes backed up the best performance of her career — 24 points against No. 12 seed Albany in the Round of 32 — with another impressive game. And her string of consistent play is helping take Syracuse to new heights. She didn’t play in either of two losses to South Carolina last season, but was another key cog in the Orange’s machine against the Gamecocks on Friday.“I think they might have overlooked her a little bit,” Peterson said, “because they haven’t seen her play and she didn’t play against them.”On USC’s first possession of the third quarter, Sykes caught Tina Roy dribbling too far from her body. She leaned in and poked the ball away. As it rolled toward the sideline, Sykes dove for it, knocked it out of bounds off Roy and Syracuse gained possession.When she got up, she stared into the floor, clenched her arms and fists at her side and a grin crept across her face.With 16 seconds remaining and SU clinging to a four-point lead, Sykes went to the free-throw line, a spot she has struggled for most of the season, averaging 61.4 percent on the year coming into the game. Within two seconds of game time, she hit three free throws to extend the lead to seven.Then on South Carolina’s inbounds, she reached her arm up into the air and snagged the ball, and the game, for good. The player who missed both meetings with USC a year ago was the one who sealed the deal on Friday.“She’s a senior and she’s a veteran and she knows what we need,” Peterson said, “so she just came out, we’re not going to lose, we’re not going to go home and she knew that.” Comments SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Brittney Sykes took a few dribbles inside the arc, pulled up and knocked down a mid-range jumper. Then she took a charge, got up and yelled. Minutes later, she hit another mid-range jumper.Five minutes in and Sykes was already leaving her imprint on Syracuse’s historic 80-72 upset win over South Carolina.“She was excellent,” point guard Alexis Peterson said. “She came out of the gate hot.”In No. 4 seed SU’s (28-7, 13-3 Atlantic Coast) eye-opening upset of the No. 1 seed Gamecocks (33-2, 16-0 Southeastern) in the Sweet 16, Sykes had 17 points and nine rebounds in 36 minutes. Since senior night on Feb. 18, Sykes has scored at least 13 points in seven of Syracuse’s last nine games. She’s provided a spark that the Orange only had for three games last season due to two torn ACLs.“Yes, I’ve been through a lot, but that’s behind me,” Sykes said. “It’s a blessing I’m still here and still playing. I’m ready to make more history with my team.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textIn its first-ever Elite Eight appearance, SU will face No. 7 seed Tennessee on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.MORE COVERAGESyracuse upsets No. 1 seed South Carolina for first-ever bid to the Elite EightBriana Day holds her own against South Carolina’s post players in 80-72 winQuentin Hillsman explains how to cut down the nets to his players
Muamer Svraka, ex-captain of the Željezničar team and A representative of our country will continue his career in Azerbaijan team Simurg Zagatala.Although other clubs were before also interested for Svraka he always stayed in Željo, but now it’s time to say goodbye and to continue in Azerbaijan. – according to Oslobođenje newspapers.Svraka already started to practice in Simurg, Austria, and the advance amount will be scheduled later because it is not defined by contract.Two or three seasons ago, when he played for the blue ones, Svraka was worth 500 000 Euros but that number is not so big today anymore. It is foreseen that Željo could pay 100 000 Euros. – according to Oslobođenje.(Source: Sport Centar)
The Program carries out research and supporting recovery efforts to deal with the severe environmental effects of BC’s hydroelectric dams. It is run by BC Hydro — with limited input from First Nations.“The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program doesn’t reflect the needs and interests of the First Nations people who are most affected by hydroelectric development,” said Prophet River Chief Lynette Tsakoza.“We asked to be more directly involved in the program for Site C, but that request was ignored.”As the Environmental Appeal Board is an independent tribunal, it hears appeals on decisions under various environmental legislation in British Columbia.Advertisement FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The West Moberly First Nations and Prophet River First Nation announced yesterday that they have filed an appeal of the main water licences for the Site C Project with the Environmental Appeal Board.A press release sent out on behalf of the First Nations states the Deputy Comptroller of Water Rights conducted a written hearing process for the licences, which were issued on February 26.Those licences authorize the diversion and storage of water behind the proposed Site C dam, including the creation of an 83 kilometre-long reservoir.- Advertisement -West Moberly First Nation’s Chief Roland Willson says Site C is an infringement of their treaty, and all of their concerns were either ‘dismissed or diminished.’“We have serious concerns about the effects of the flooding on groundwater, erosion, the impacts on Treaty rights, fish and wildlife habitat and safety,” Chief Willson said. “There was there no urgency to issue these approvals, given that none of the power from Site C is needed at all.”The First Nations have also requested that they be involved in ongoing management and mitigation of the impacts of Site C through a direct decision-making role in BC Hydro’s Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, or a program similar to it.Advertisement No date has been set for a hearing.