Consumer Credit

What Every Young Man Should Understand About the Power of Compound Interest | The Art of Manliness

“Compound interest is the Eighth Wonder of the World. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it.”<p>Albert Einstein supposedly said that. …

Personal Finance

“I’m Trying to Pay off Debt on a Nonprofit Salary and I Feel like I’m Getting Nowhere”

(Photo iStock)<p>Kayla* is a 28-year-old single woman living in Victoria and working two jobs to get by—full-time at as an event manager for a …

Personal Finance

BitPay granted virtual currency license by NY regulator

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) said on Monday it had granted a virtual currency license to bitcoin payments processor BitPay.<p>BitPay, which was founded in 2011, is authorized to offer clearing and settlement services to merchants willing to accept payment in …

Bitcoin

How Reward Cards Encourage Merchants to Lower Prices

Earlier this year, Aaron Klein, a Brookings Institution fellow, argued that a variety of American banking practices exacerbate income inequality by …

Credit Cards

'On the Basis of Sex' Trailer: Felicity Jones Takes on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Focus Features and Participant Media drama, directed by Mimi Leder from a script by Daniel Stiepleman, also stars Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Google Chrome will start offering to sync saved credit cards with Google Pay

If you’re a frequent online shopper (who isn’t these days?), quick access to your credit card is very important. Walking across the room to get your …

Google Pay

Amazing Deal: Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones For $125

This is a great deal that won’t last. For Amazon Prime Day, it looks like you can buy Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones for just $125. The normal price …

Headphones

Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Turin ahead of Juventus move

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has touched down in Turin to complete the medical ahead of his move to Juventus, with thousands of fans on hand …

Soccer

How to get money on vacation without getting ripped off

Planning a trip takes quite a lot of administrative grunt work. Once you’ve jumped through the hurdles of booking flights, getting a visa, choosing accommodation, and getting yourself to the airport on time with the correct amount of luggage, it’s easy to forget: You also are going to need some …

Credit Cards

Prime Day is more than a gimmick, it’s the single biggest event to expand Amazon’s defensive moat

New Prime signups are crucial to Amazon’s continued retail domination.<p>Prime Day may seem like a company-made gimmick. But it fits a theme that is only getting more important to the future of Amazon’s retail business.<p>The Amazon-created shopping event, which debuted in 2015 as a way to boost sales …

eCommerce

10 Basic Principles of Financial Management

Organize Your Finances<p>Organizing your finances is the first step to creating wealth. Credit cards, bank accounts, personal loans, brokerage accounts, …

Personal Finance

Use Hyatt Points in August and September, Get 10% Back!

Hyatt is offering a cardmember exclusive promotion where if you redeem your Hyatt points for the month of August or September, you’ll receive a 10% …

Hospitality

United buys 29 new aircraft from Boeing, Embraer

United Airlines is buying 29 new aircraft from jetmakers Boeing and Embraer, the airline said Monday.<p>Most of the new airplanes are Embraer E-175s, which carry 76 passengers, six more than the regional jets they are replacing. Each seat on the new Embraer E-175s is an inch wider and economy seats …

United Airlines

WTF Just Happened? Stock Market Ignores Escalating Trade War And Spent U.S. Consumer

Every month Government, corporate and household debt hits a new all-time high. The entire financial system is heading down an unsustainable path of …

Business

This Top-rated Travel Pillow Is an Amazon Prime Day Lightning Deal — Shop Before It Sells Out

Get your credit cards ready, because Amazon just launched a lightning deal for their top-rated travel pillow as part of their Prime Day extravaganza …

Shopping

Personal finance is simple, don't make it complicated

"Is your TV not working?" she asked. "The TV is fine. But I haven't had a cable connection for more than a year now," I replied. "But why?""There was …

Personal Finance

Amazon Website Crashes on Amazon Prime Day and Shoppers Are Not Happy

It’s the moment online shoppers have been waiting all year for – Amazon Prime Day! Customers have studied the best deals, had their credit cards …

eCommerce

Kris Jenner Couldn't Afford a Tomato After She Divorced Robert Kardashian

Tomato, toMAHto, she couldn't buy one.<p>Now she can buy <i>diamonds</i> the size of tomatoes.<p>Kris Jenner reveals that she was once so broke, she couldn’t even …

Bravo TV

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Review – No Foreign Transaction Fees!

Earlier this year, Chase Canada closed their entire credit card portfolio. They were one of the best options for Canadians to get a credit card …

Bay Street

Former Bucks fire officials accused of pocketing more than $46K

Two former presidents of a Falls Township Fire Company are accused of siphoning more than $46,000 from their department and using the money for …

Corruption

Top 5 Reasons Driving PayPal Stock To Double

We are near the high end of the market’s trading range so far this year. One of my managers, Aalok Devkota, is buying PayPal even though he expects the market to turn down because he believes PayPal could double in the next two to three years. It usually takes 10 years for a manager to prove he has …

FinTech

Why traditional credit scores still matter

Researchers and startups say all kinds of weird data can predict your creditworthiness. What kind of smartphone you have, who your friends are and how you answer survey questions may foretell how likely you are to pay back a loan.<p>Don't expect this alternative data to displace the three-digit number …

Personal Finance

Flight Deal: Get to Florida for $45+ One Way

Spirit Airlines is as famous for its low fares as it is for its luggage restrictions.<p>But great deals certainly can be found. Florida is the ideal …

Fort Lauderdale

Homeowners have more equity than ever but don't want to tap it

Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of equity, but this time they're stubbornly reluctant to borrow against it.Strong home price appreciation …

Canadian Real Estate

Borce Ristevski allegedly 'murdered his wife at home'

Borce Ristevski and his wife Karen were in deep financial straits when he killed her, dumped her clothed body in Victorian bushland and lied to …

Crime

The 5 best expense reporting apps for business travelers

Say goodbye to paper receipts. Virtual expense reports help save business travelers time and money.<p>Gathering receipts for expense reports following a …

Apps

Bank of America profit beats on consumer loan growth, lower expenses | Reuters

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported quarterly profit above analyst expectations on Monday as the second-largest U.S. lender cut expenses and benefited from growth in loans and deposits on the back of a strengthening economy.<p>Noninterest expense dropped 5 percent in the quarter from a year …

Bank of America

13 Hotel Credit Cards Offering Free Nights

I think hotel credit cards are among the most underrated out there. Understandably a lot of people get cards like the <b>Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card</b> …

Hospitality

Amazon Prime Day Deals: Smart TVs, Headphones, Laptops, and More

Get your tech fix for the low.<p>Ready your credit cards and reset your Prime account password if you forgot it, Amazon Prime Day will kick off Monday …

Innovation

The 7 best deals on travel gear for Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is the one day of the year when Amazon slashes prices for Prime members, with sales surpassing Black Friday and Cyber Monday. …

Shopping