Some 12 million people in Britain are likely to struggle with bills and loan repayments as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak economic havoc, a Financial Conduct Authority survey tracking consumer financial resilience showed on Thursday. The survey, conducted in July, found 12 million people in Britain had low financial resilience and also found that one-sixth of those people had become financially vulnerable since February, after lockdowns to control the virus slashed incomes and led to thousands of job cuts. The survey, in which 7,000 people took part, showed that almost a third of adults have suffered a drop in income, while income for households has fallen by a quarter on average.
In his new memoir, "Greenlights," "Dallas Buyers Club" star Matthew McConaughey revealed that he was a victim of sexual abuse several times during his teenage years. Released on Tuesday, the memoir tells the story of 50-year-old McConaughey's life through moments he identifies as green, yellow or red lights -- events that caused him to advance, […]
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