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Exclusive: the litigious debt collectors targeting Latinos during a pandemic

Oportun, a California loan company that filed 14,000 lawsuits in six months, has dismissed thousands of claims after a Guardian investigationA California lending company that targets Latinos with high-interest loans is dismissing thousands of lawsuits days after the Guardian questioned the volume of actions against customers.An investigation by the Guardian has revealed that Oportun Inc is one of the most litigious debt collectors in California, accounting for at least 15% of all small claims fi...
Tags: Money, California, US news, Guardian, Coronavirus outbreak, Oportun Inc


How Much Should It Cost to Replace a Tire?

Getting a tire replaced on your car is a relatively simple procedure that doesn’t take very long. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it can be a costly proposition – tires are among the priciest car repairs. But cheer up! This isn’t always the case, the cost to replace a tire really depends on what kind of car you drive. An Overview of Tire Prices Tire prices can vary wildly. For example, if you drive a compact commuter car, the cost to replace a tire shouldn’t be any more than $50. B...
Tags: Personal Finance, Apps, Technology, Money, Advice, Cheap, Cars, Ford, Autos, Tires, Honda, Chevy Colorado, Save Money, Save, Cost, Mazda


Niantic Donating $10 Million to Terrorist Organization BLM

Following suit with the Pokemon Company, Niantic, the developer of the absurdly popular Pokemon Go, have decided they will donate $10 million to the terrorist Black Lives Matter movement, sure to sew further Marxist chaos across the US under the guise of “fighting racism”. Initially announcing they would donate $5 million, the amount of tickets […]
Tags: Crime, Money, US, International, Smartphones, Racism, Terrorism, Pokemon, Anime, Black Lives Matter, Casuals, Niantic Donating, Terrorist Organization BLM, Pokemon Company Niantic


Niantic Donating $10 Million to BLM

Following suit with the Pokemon Company, Niantic, the developer of the absurdly popular Pokemon Go, have decided they will donate $10 million to the terrorist Black Lives Matter movement, sure to sew further Marxist chaos across the US under the guise of “fighting racism”. Initially announcing they would donate $5 million, the amount of tickets […]
Tags: Crime, Money, US, International, Smartphones, Racism, Terrorism, Pokemon, Anime, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Casuals, Niantic Donating, Pokemon Company Niantic


How to Know if There’s Too Much Cash in Your Savings Account

As our country wrestles with new coronavirus outbreaks, the economy continues its downward slump. This week’s announcement from the Federal Reserve was bad news for savers—who may already be antsy about low interest rates and where to stash their cash, according to a new Bloomberg report. Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Savings, Bloomberg, Lifehacks, Federal Reserve, Pandemic Life


Why the Weak Dollar Is Good for Your Investments

As the economy struggles, it’s been a rough month for the U.S. dollar. Our currency may be on track for the weakest month in almost a decade, according to the Wall Street Journal. Two things have caused the recent decline: Our coronavirus outbreak and low interest rates from the Federal Reserve. As a result, investors…Read more...
Tags: Money, Investments, Economy, Lifehacks, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Journal


How Entrepreneurs Can Use Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain finance, also known as reverse factoring, links the seller, the buyer and the financing party to improve business cash flow on all sides. How Supply Chain Financing Works In leveraging supply chain finance, suppliers sell outstanding receivables to financial institutions to accelerate payment of receivables and extend payment flexibility to customers. Once the supplier sends an invoice to the buyer, the buyer confirms to the financial institution that the invoice is approved and t...
Tags: Business, Money, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Current Affairs, Best Practices, Handy Resources, Skill acquisition, AMEX Business, Increased Liquidity Buyers


Biglaw’s Billion-Dollar Heavyhitters For Gross Revenue

These firms made mountains of cash in 2019.
Tags: Money, Law, Biglaw, Trivia Question of the Day


Magnetis raises $11 million for its automated wealth management and brokerage service for Brazil

Magnetis, an automated wealth management solution for Brazilian investors, has raised $11 million in a new round of funding as it transforms itself into a full service brokerage for the nation’s investor class. Investors in the round included Redpoint eventures and Vostok Emerging Finance, the company said. “We’re quite happy with this vote of confidence from our investors. It only reinforces the credibility of our service and business model, which uses technology for goal-based investment manag...
Tags: TC, Money, Finance, Tech, Ceo, Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Brazil, Broker, Redpoint, Fintech, Latin America, Nubank, Anderson, Financial Technology, Wealth Management


'Heartless and reckless' to force shielding people back to work, says TUC

Exclusive: trade union body tells ministers compelling vulnerable workers to return on 1 August after four months may cause anxiety and distress‘I’d rather lose my job than my life’: vulnerable people on the end of shieldingUp to 2 million extremely vulnerable people shielding in England must not be forced to return to their workplaces, trade unions have declared amid concerns over rising coronavirus infection rates.The Trades Union Congress (TUC) said it would be “heartless and reckless” for bo...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Science, Money, Cancer, UK News, Public services policy, Work & careers, Infectious Diseases, Social exclusion, Trade unions, TUC, Health policy, Trades Union Congress TUC, Coronavirus outbreak


U.S. economy shrank at record-breaking 33% last quarter, as 1.4M sought unemployment aid last week

Thanks, President Trump! The government said Thursday the U.S. economy shrank at a shocking 33% annual rate in the April-June quarter. This is by far America's worst quarterly plunge ever, caused by the government's reckless response to the viral outbreak, which threw tens of millions out of work and sent unemployment surging to 14.7%. Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Initial claims were 1,434,000 for the week ending 7/25 (+12,000). Insured unemployment was 17,018,000 for the week endin...
Tags: Post, Money, News, US, America, US news, Economy, United States, Associated Press, Eisenhower, Trump, Commerce Department, US Labor Department, Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Initial


The world on a billionaire’s budget

The world's wealthiest are prospering. As of February 2017, there were about 2,000 billionaires in the world. This micro-elite controls over US$7.6 trillion, an increase of 18 percent from 2016. A billionaire's spending power is difficult to grasp, both because most people do not correctly intuit large numbers, and because a billion dollars far outstrips most people's experience. What does a household budget look like to a billionaire? To find out, let's scale down a billionaire's income t...
Tags: Amazon, Money, Boston, US, Markets, Economics, Reagan, United States, Ronald Reagan, Capitalism, Innovation, National Institutes of Health, Bill, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Melinda Gates


Child Support: Everything You Need to Know

Determining child support can be one of the most stressful parts of a divorce or separation. Even in amicable divorces, there’s a lot of tension and confusion involved when working out custody... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Money, Parenting, Divorce, Money Management, Money Tips


Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business

The post Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business appeared first on SmallBizDaily.
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Am Law 100 Firm Offers Special Bonuses For Associates

Some good news after the firm decided to cut salaries for the entire year.
Tags: Money, Law, Bonuses, Biglaw, Ogletree


Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes Kickstarter Achieves Nearly $2 Million

The returning project made by a team of Konami veterans is on the fast track to success as the Kickstarter for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes has managed to achieve nearly $2 million in funding, astonishing news for avid fanatics of retro RPGs. According to a Kickstarter blog post, Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes surpassed its initial […]
Tags: Games, Money, Crowd Funding, Kickstarter, Anime, Retro, RPG, Konami, Eiyuden Chronicle


Your Kids Can Help With the Nationwide Coin Shortage

The coronavirus has gifted us many tragedies and inconveniences both large and small this year, and among the latest is one that most of us probably wouldn’t have predicted a few months ago—a nationwide coin shortage.Read more...
Tags: Money, Spending, Lifehacks, Coins


General Counsel Comp: In-House Bonuses Soaring Sky High (2020)

How much more money are GCs earning than Biglaw partners?
Tags: Money, Law, General Counsel, In-House Counsel, General Counsel Compensation


UK gender divide over paid and unpaid work narrows but remains wide

Study finds men doing more housework since mid-1970s, as women take on more paid workThe gender divide between the amount of paid and unpaid work being carried out has decreased since the mid-1970s, according to a thinktank, but it remains significant.In a study to examine changes in the last 46 years in how people use their time, the Resolution Foundation said men are now doing less paid work, while women are doing more. Continue reading...
Tags: Gender, UK, Money, Society, UK News, Work & careers, Income Inequality, Gender Pay Gap, Resolution Foundation


Small Business Financial Health Requires Increasingly Digital Approach to Loans

Since Q1 of 2020, businesses, especially smaller ones, have had to scramble to figure out how they can weather the COVID-19 pandemic and eventually come back at full-strength. We’ve all seen the boarded-up storefronts in our own communities and on the news, which creates increased anxiety that many of these businesses either will not reopen after the pandemic or will have a difficult time rebuilding. This can be partially attributed to the potential difficulty in the ability to receive loans and...
Tags: Business, Money, Digital, United States, Steve Smith, Right Now, SMB, U S Small Business Administration SBA, Rawpixel, Office of Advocacy, Economic Recovery Post, Finicity Steve, Megahertz Corporation Steve, University of Utah Digital


Covid-19 proves childcare in the US is broken – can it be fixed?

Childcare has become central to US economic recovery, but daycares are struggling to safely reopen during a pandemic and recessionYears ago, when our three children were small, my husband and I were caught in a catch-22 familiar to many working-class families. Our kids had serious medical issues, but we couldn’t afford the treatment they needed; my husband’s employer only provided insurance for the employee, not their family. I found a job that provided minimal health insurance, but the cost of ...
Tags: Money, Children, US, Society, Childcare, US news, Parents and parenting, Coronavirus outbreak


Top 10 Most Profitable Mobile Games for First Half of 2020 in Japan

A user of AppAnnie has compiled Japan’s highest grossing mobile games for the first half of the year, potentially generating some interesting information as not only the usual titles grace the list, granting recognition to a few lesser known titles. The ranking, which is based upon money accumulated between January 1st and June 30th: 1. […]
Tags: Games, Japan, Money, Rankings, Smartphones, Anime, Gacha, Casuals


This is now the world’s greatest threat – and it’s not coronavirus

A detailed analysis of environmental research has revealed the greatest threat to the world: affluence. Affluence is the biggest threat to our world, according to a new scientific report. True sustainability will only be achieved through drastic lifestyle changes, it argues. The World Economic Forum has called for a great reset of capitalism in the wake of the pandemic. That's one of the main conclusions of a team of scientists from Australia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, who have...
Tags: Money, Australia, Global, Economics, United Kingdom, Capitalism, Paris, Innovation, United Nations, Un, Inequality, Consumerism, University Of Leeds, Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum, Antonio Guterres


Video witnessing of wills to be made legal in England and Wales during pandemic

Change in law forced by Covid-19 backdated to 31 January to ensure last wishes are fulfilled Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageVideo witnessing of wills is to be made legal in England and Wales to make it easier for people to record their final wishes during the coronavirus pandemic.Existing law requires a will to be made “in the presence of” at least two witnesses but stipulations on isolating and shielding during lockdown have led some people to turn to video platform...
Tags: England, Money, Wales, Tax, Society, UK News, Older people, Inheritance Tax, Facetime, Coronavirus outbreak


Can universal basic income fix a crisis that's already begun?

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown millions of Americans into unemployment, highlighting the impracticality of living paycheck to paycheck, which a shocking number of Americans must do. Yet pandemic unemployment is just a glimpse of the fallout the US can expect in a future where more and more jobs are automated.Is universal basic income the answer? In this video, a range of experts from economists to entrepreneurs and historians explore different facets of basic income, like why we need it, how i...
Tags: Google, Work, Politics, Technology, Money, Finance, Future, US, Markets, Economics, Poverty, Policy, United States, Capitalism, Robots, Innovation


Rethinking long-term investment strategies for the new normal

In these topsy turvy times, it can be hard to know how to go about ensuring your long-term financial health.Even before the pandemic, many underestimated their need to be proactive about saving for retirement.It may be tempting to reduce or pause your retirement contributions. Unless absolutely necessary, the best thing to do is ignore the panic and stay the course.No matter where you have been investing your money or whether you've started investing at all, now is a good time to reevaluate your...
Tags: Money, Retirement, Finance, US, Investing, Investment, Innovation, Ira, Robinhood, Congressional Budget Office, ROTH IRA


Eyal Nachum: Diversification of the Payments Sphere is Inevitable

The payments sector, in particular that of B2B payments, lacks diversity, and that’s a big problem, according to Eyal Nachum. Diversity comes in many shapes and sizes, but in the payments sector, problems in two of these ways are glaringly obvious. One is diversity of infrastructure, and the other is diversity of talent. Companies that pay enough attention to these issues will flourish, he says. Those that do not, may find themselves floundering. Eyal Nachum, banking guru at payments and banking...
Tags: Business, England, Money, Germany, Right Now, Turk, Eyal Nachum, Wirecard AG, Eyal Nachum Diversity, Bruc Bond, Eyal Nachum More, Global Banking and Finance


Unmortgage founder’s new startup wants to make it free to sell your house

Having left his previous company under unceremonious circumstances, Rayhan Rafiq-Omar, who founded Unmortgage, is launching his next proptech venture. Called Free.co.uk, the startup wants to eradicate listing fees when selling your house, as well as streamlining other parts of the house selling process. Instead of charging for a listing on Rightmove, it hopes to make money in commissions if you also let the company find you a suitable mortgage. Prospective house buyers can also use Free.co.uk as...
Tags: TC, Technology, Money, Finance, Tech, Economy, United Kingdom, Commission, Rightmove, Purplebricks, Unmortgage, Rafiq Omar, Free.co.uk, Rayhan Rafiq Omar


Contactless Payments: Safer At Checkout?

The checkout line looks a lot different than it did before COVID-19. Cashiers and customers wear masks, plexiglass shields separate us, and using cash has become taboo. As you plan to reopen your business safely, ensure you’re ready to accept a more sanitary method of payment: contactless. Every paying customer is going to have to check out, so the card reader is likely one of the most touched surfaces in your store. What Are Contactless Payments? Contactless payments can include mobile wallet...
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