( CBS San Francisco ) — Last week President Biden announced the American Families Plan. The $1.8 trillion package focuses on reforming childcare, education and paid family leave. A fact sheet on the plan calls it “an investment in our children and our families—helping families cover the basic expenses that so many struggle with now, lowering health insurance premiums, and continuing the American Rescue Plan’s historic reductions in child poverty.” This is the administration’s next step in its bid to rebuild and remake the economy in what are hopefully the waning days of the COVID pandemic and into the future. The first step was the American Rescue Plan, which included $1,400 stimulus checks, extended federal unemployment benefits and an upgraded Child Tax Credit. It was signed into law in mid-March, and implementation is ongoing. READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way? The American Jobs Plan was announced a few weeks later. The … [Read more...] about American Families Plan: What’s In It, And How Could It Put Money In Your Pocket?
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Do you offer free shipping on your WooCommerce store? Offering free shipping is a proven way to reduce cart abandonment and increase overall sales conversion. The challenge is that most store owners fail to clearly highlight the free shipping offer. In this article, we’ll teach you how to add a free shipping bar in WooCommerce to boost sales. Adding a Free Shipping Bar in WooCommmerce Shipping costs are one of the top reasons behind abandoned cart sales . Many online stores deal with this by offering free shipping. Letting customers know about your free shipping offer is a great way to boost sales from your online store . Here’s an example of a free shipping bar. It’s a prominent website element that stays at the top of the screen as the user scrolls down: As you can see, the example store above is encouraging users to spend a certain amount to get free shipping. This is a great to boost cart order value and over sales volume. You can enable incentivized free … [Read more...] about How to Add a Free Shipping Bar in WooCommerce
Home Fashion Trends Fashion Trends Devika Tripathi By Devika Tripathi | on May 6, 2021 Last time, in wardrobe talks, we told you about the perks of keeping cotton or cotton mul saree bags. We mentioned in our previous story how fabric saree bags help us in not only keeping our wardrobe tidy but also protect our precious sarees from rust and stain. Amid covid-19 pandemic, when staying at home is essential and new normal, our exquisite sarees remain unused and which is where we talked about saree bags. Similarly, in the times of pandemic, we hardly wear our fancy footwear too. We wear more of crocs, slippers, and flip-flops - the kind of footwears trending these days. Well, we will be talking about how to keep footwear in the wardrobe for this edition of wardrobe talks. You must have observed that how often we have to bend down and check if our footwear is under the bed. It is also quite common to go on a search-mission for the … [Read more...] about Wardrobe Talks: Benefits Of Keeping Shoe Trees And Boxes In Wardrobe Particularly Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
THE cause of the uprooted mature rain tree (Samanea saman) that crushed a car and killed its driver along Perak Road, Penang, is still under investigation. Penang Island City Council (MBPP), in a statement, said the tree was transplanted by a certified arborist and the trees in the Perak Road area were regularly maintained. “Since 2019, MBPP has been actively implementing a tree maintenance programme involving almost 58,000 trees by using the services of arborists. “Maintenance methods involve aspects of tree inspection before and after including ongoing maintenance when it is transplanted. “The council has carried out periodic maintenance by appointing contractors with arborist expertise to carry out the management and maintenance of roadside trees planted for shade throughout the island. “We take the initiative to inspect the internal condition of the tree using a resistograph (tree inspection equipment) for early detection of tree health problems and formulate actions on … [Read more...] about Probe into fatal tree fall
THE family of 53-year-old Yong Geeng Huei will seek an explanation from the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) about the fallen tree that crushed Yong’s car and killed him along Perak Road in Penang. Batu Lanchang assemblyman Ong Ah Teong said the family wanted to send a letter to the council seeking answers to the fatal mishap. “The family had approached me as they would like to proceed with the claims concerning Yong’s death. “They are seeking an explanation to what caused the incident and we will help them with the process. “Jelutong MP RSN Rayer and Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh will be handling the legal matters and will send an official letter to MBPP on Monday requesting a detailed explanation about the incident, ” he said. Ong said this would be the first step towards getting some answers and bringing the family some peace over Yong’s death. Filepic of council workers and firemen working to remove the fallen tree and extricate the victim trapped in the crushed … [Read more...] about Family seeking answers to tree fall tragedy