I offered my eggs to repay my scholar debt as a result of I had no different choice

She’s placing all her eggs in a single basket – and paying off her loans. New Yorker Kassandra Jones offered her frozen eggs for $50,000, so she might put the money in the direction of her $167,000 mountain of scholar debt. The 28-year-old informed The Submit she underwent 5 rounds of egg donations in a … Read more

How Residents Monetary used an iPhone plan to create a nationwide digital financial institution

Residents Monetary Group Inc. launched its Residents Pay iPhone improve plan in 2015 as an early type of the buy-now-pay-later idea that is in vogue within the funds house. The concept was to take the Residents CFG, -1.22% model as a credit score supplier and mix it with Apple’s AAPL, +2.64% iPhone to assist clients … Read more

Opinion: All that money we spend on fitness trackers isn’t getting us to walk more

Worldwide sales of fitness trackers increased from $14 billion in 2017 to over $36 billion in 2020. The skyrocketing success of these gadgets suggests that more people than ever see some value in keeping tabs on the number of steps they take, flights of stairs they climb, time they spend sitting and calories they burn. … Read more

Man drank life-threatening diarrhea smoothie — for science

Would you do it for money? Twenty-six-year-old Jake Eberts agreed to drink a life-threatening concoction of a cloudy, salty liquid containing Shigella bacteria, which are usually found in the “poop” of people who are infected — all in the name of science. He downed a shot-glass amount of the liquid, knowing it would produce a … Read more

I’m losing my little girl to dementia

A heatbroken mom has told how she is losing her little girl to childhood dementia. Florence Swaffield was diagnosed with the devastating disease just months after walking down the aisle at her parent’s wedding. The three-year-old is now living with CLN2 Batten’s disease, a very rare condition. It has no cure and tragically gives a … Read more

Golfer Morgan Hoffman drank urine, did hallucinogens and ate 800 grapes a day to fight disease

When pro golfer Morgan Hoffman was diagnosed, at age 27, with incurable muscular dystrophy in 2016, he left the elite PGA Tour and disappeared into the depths of the Costa Rican jungle. This week, after five years in the wilderness — literally — where he treated himself by experimenting with eating 800 grapes a day … Read more