The European Fintech Association (EFA) has officially launched and counts peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle among its members. The trade body says it is the first not-for-profit organisation representing fintech firms of all sizes from across the EU.
Real estate can be an incredible tool to help you prepare and build wealth for retirement or provide consistent income during those years, but certain asset classes within real estate are better suited for investment during retirement than others. Most people entering retirement are looking to achieve a certain lifestyle, one that requires minimal management…
Tsvetana Paraskova Tsvetana is a writer for Oilprice.com with over a decade of experience writing for news outlets such as iNVEZZ and SeeNews. More Info Global investment in oil is set to plunge by one-third this year due to the coronavirus and its effect on economies and oil demand, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at an…
The lockdown restrictions are beginning to ease in the UK and the government has introduced a new flexible furlough scheme in an effort to accommodate part-time return for employees. The new scheme comes into effect from 1 July as businesses start to reopen after three months of lockdown.
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be a great way to gain exposure to the stock market. Through one ETF, you can potentially get access to hundreds of stocks, at a very low cost. However, it pays to be selective when it comes to investing in ETFs. Some are likely to provide much stronger returns over the…
Q. I left my retirement funds in the 401(k) of my previous employer. It’s invested very conservatively, so I haven’t lost much since 2008 but I haven’t gained much either. Is there any advantage - or any reason - to move the money to an IRA? For all intents and purposes, I’m now retired?
A new bidder has emerged for the very-much-for-sale New York Mets. Kurt Rappaport, a 49-year-old Los Angeles realtor turned real estate developer, is leading a group that hopes to purchase the money-losing Amazin’s.
Accomplishing the financial cushion to retire early is a fantasy for most. Bringing the fantasy to reality is not as difficult as it sounds. The key is straightforward: Save significantly more every month. Sounds simple, correct? One moment.
Long Beach voters this November may be asked to consider a ballot measure that would raise the tax on oil production to fund racial equality efforts in light of the nation’s mass police brutality protests.
KANSAS CITY — Using metrics tracked closely by the grain-based foods industry, the meat sector has much going in its favor. Over the past five years, while per capita consumption of flour has declined to a 30-year low, per capita disappearance of meat rose to 224 lbs, up 22 lbs, or 11%.
For years, The United States Patent and Trademark Office has denied rights to names termed as “generic.” This was previously used to prevent generic terms from monopolizing a section of the market. It has prevented many companies from doing that as well.
In a move that targets Chinese trade and investments in India, the government Wednesday said it would not allow Chinese companies to participate in highway projects including those through joint ventures and also not allow Chinese investors in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Mukesh D. Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd., attends the Ajay Mushran Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Pankaj Nangia | Bloomberg | Getty Images Intel is investing over $250 million in Indian telco Jio Platforms, just three months after Facebook announced a $5.7 billion bet on the company.
MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced on October 29 that 48 Ponzi scheme victims received $4.6 million in restitution payouts today following two NCDA prosecutions.
I wanted to share with you a post I wrote for our RIAPro subscribers on the 15-investing rules to win the long-game. The rather “Pavlovian” response to Central Bank interventions has led investors into a false sense of security with respect to the risk being undertaken.
Sometimes, it comes as a surprise to older folks that Medicare is not free. Depending on the specifics of your coverage and how often you use the health-care system, your out-of-pocket costs could reach well into six-figure territory over the course of your retirement, according to a recent report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Options traders are betting on Fedex to deliver the goods when it reports earnings Wednesday afternoon, and help the beaten-down transports space move higher in the second half of the year. The Dow Transports ETF is down more than 17% this year, largely due to challenges posed to the industry by the coronavirus pandemic. Fedex,…
Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a televised address to the nation in Moscow, Russia June 23, 2020. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin raised income tax for wealthy Russians and offered new state handouts to families with children on Tuesday, days before the country votes on reforms that could keep him…
(Bloomberg) -- Google and Temasek Holdings Pte are in negotiations to join a funding round of between $500 million and $1 billion for Indonesian e-commerce giant PT Tokopedia, according to people familiar with the matter.
The interactive three-day programme, led by SEA Wales, introduced students to the values and purpose of social enterprise; organisational and legal structures for social enterprise; and finance and support for social enterprise. The programme also gave students the opportunity to speak to experts within their field, including Becky Lythgoe, Director of Greenstream Flooring based in…