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Should You Really Be Buying That? How To Decide If A Purchase Is Really Worth It

“It was totally worth it.” In this case, “it” referred to a Vitamix blender that a friend recently had purchased. He wasn’t the first. Indeed, I don’t know anyone who has purchased a Vitamix blender and didn’t share my friend’s effusive sentiment, even after spending between $429 and $719 (for the …

Cybercrime cost set to quadruple - is your business safe?

According to Juniper Research cybercrime will quadruple the cost of estimated breaches in 2015 to hit $2.1 trillion globally by 2019.This week I …

Online Privacy

Central bank policy divergence to widen | Financial Times

US investors set a new mark of financial tolerance this week, buying three-month Treasury bills which paid nothing in return. They handed money to …

Educational Piggy Banks : Smart Piggy Bank

‘ERNIT’ is a smart piggy bank that teaches children how to save their money. Many parents think that it is important to teach their children about …

Kids

Data Security and GDPR: How to Mitigate Both Cybercrime and Legal Risk [Europe]

Sony Pictures, Experian, Anthem Insurance, Harland Payment Systems, T.J. Maxx, JPMorgan Chase; all of these companies have either been hacked and had …

GDPR

Telephone banking scam means practices must be on alert

How one practice dealt with a new, and almost-convincing new phone scam aimed at their accounts department - described by Alliotts' Mary Kacigeras

Phones

What Does a Hack Cost? U.S. Firms Shell Out $15M a Year on Cybercrime

These days, cyberattacks on major American companies make headlines almost daily. But how much do these hacks hurt? U.S. firms now shell out an average of $15 million apiece on cybercrime each year, according to a new study.<p>Research firm the Ponemon Institute published its annual "Cost of Cyber …

Financial giants take on fintech players

Big financial institutions are embracing the challenges thrown at them by smaller financial technology (fintech) players as they strive to cement …

Is the global economy heading for recession?

As far as economic expansions go, our’s is pretty long in the tooth. Since World War II, the average length of time between recessions is about 58 …