FinTech

When Retirees Should Not Pay Off Their Mortgages

Many homeowners dream of hosting a “mortgage-burning” party as they approach retirement. But paying off the mortgage isn’t always the best strategy.<p>Sometimes, it’s better to keep that money in the bank for other purposes, such as building retirement savings or paying down higher-interest debt. In …

Retirement

WorldRemit, Safaricom seek to smooth payments - Mobile World Live

Safaricom and WorldRemit signed a direct partnership agreement, a move said to increase the speed and security of international cash transfers to …

Central Africa

Square stock hits record as Cash app reportedly passes Venmo in downloads

Square Inc.’s peer-to-peer app has quietly passed Venmo in terms of cumulative app downloads, according to an analyst.<p>For months, Instinet’s Dan …

Peer-to-peer

Phishing attacks hit financial services, tech companies hardest: How to stay safe

Cybercriminals used phishing attacks to steal user data and money, according to a recent Kaspersky Lab report.<p>Phishing attacks skyrocketed in the …

Financial Services

'Fintechs' sound cautious note on offer of U.S. bank charter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Financial technology companies that lend online are sounding a cautious note on a U.S. banking regulator's plan to offer them special federal charters because of concerns over legal challenges and requirements that are more onerous than expected.<p>The Office of the Comptroller …

Financial Services

Vicki Gunvalson's Daughter Briana Culberson's Visit to Orange County Proves Just How Much Time Flies

The Real Housewives of Orange County daughter's most recent visit to the West Coast felt just like old times.<p>If Vicki Gunvalson could have any super …

Orange County

The Future of Jobs - Reports - World Economic Forum

Recent discussions about the employment impact of disruptive change have often been polarized between those who foresee limitless opportunities in …

Manufacturing

BRIEF-India's Emkay Global Financial Services Reports June Quarter Profit

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Financial Services

11 Blockchain Companies You Should Be Paying Attention To

Even though blockchain is arguably one of the most revolutionary emerging technologies right now, do you think you could name a blockchain company …

Marketing

Why did my credit score drop? Here are 6 reasons why your credit rating can dip

An airline credit card with an insane rewards program was released recently and you just have to have it. Or, the apartment of your dreams just popped up on Padmapper and you need your name on the callbox, like, yesterday. So –– naturally –– you use one of your free annual credit checks through …

Personal Finance

Intapp Acquires DealCloud

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intapp, a leading provider of industry solutions for the $2 trillion global professional …

Financial Services

Another day at the banking royal commission, another 13,000 breaches of the law revealed

Colonial First State, the Commonwealth Bank’s wealth arm, broke the law when it failed to switch thousands of members into a low-fee into a MySuper …

Financial Services

Spain shares lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.25%

© Reuters. Spain shares lower at close of trade; IBEX 35 down 0.25%<p>Investing.com – Spain equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in …

Stock Markets

Investment firms explore buyout of Yum China: sources

© Reuters. People celebrate Yum China listing on the NYSE in Shanghai<p>By Kane Wu and Julie Zhu<p>HONG KONG (Reuters) - Investment firms are exploring a …

Stock Markets

Bitcoin Falls but Trades Above $6,000

Bitcoin fell around 5% to $6,130 on Tuesday, Aug. 14, following a tumble below $6,000 on Monday. The price Monday was the cryptocurrency's lowest …

Cryptocurrency

Future of Financial Services 2015 - Reports - World Economic Forum

How will disaggregating forces across the value chain change the insurance landscape in the future?<p>Connected cars, homes and lifestyles may still be …

Financial Services

Read This Before Buying Or Bidding On A Vintage Car

The annual Monterey Car Week festivities begin later this month as the ultimate destination for automotive aficionados of all vehicular preferences. In addition to multiple vintage-car shows, including the illustrious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the legendary historic races at WeatherTech …

Classic Cars

Leadership Middle Tennessee reveals 2019 class - Nashville Business Journal

By Eric Snyder <br>– Managing Editor, Nashville Business Journal<p>Aug 14, 2018, 6:55am CDT<p>Forty-two members have been named to the 2019 class of Leadership …

Nashville

Maxine Waters Slams ‘Lying Con’ Donald Trump For Trying To ‘Frighten Whites’

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is not going to let Donald Trump’s insults and claims that she has a “low I.Q.” impeded her passion to pursue his …

Donald Trump

PNB fraud: Allahabad Bank says Ananthasubramanian ceases to be MD & CEO

State-owned Allahabad Bank today said Usha Ananthasubramanian no longer heads the bank following the Finance Ministry directive yesterday to remove …

Allahabad Bank

Top 4 Primary Races To Watch Tonight

Sarah Rice / Getty Images<p>Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Vermont will decide on Tuesday who they're nominating for a variety of …

Government

The first global blockchain bond

Named bond-i, the World Bank bond will be created and managed with distributed ledger technology.<p>The World Bank has announced it is partnering with …

Blockchain

Powell to Keep Hiking as U.S. Growth Trumps Turkish Turmoil

© Bloomberg. Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, removes his glasses during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in …

Economy

AG: Boston business to pay $12K, train staff after African American worker fired over hair color

A national check cashing company based in Boston will have its anti-discrimination policies reviewed, train its staff and pay nearly $12,000 to …

Hair Color

As the talent war heats up, more agencies offer sabbaticals

As a search marketing expert at 360i, Mike Dobbs spends a fair amount of time surfing the web. But last summer, he spent weeks riding actual ocean …

Sabbaticals

ABC Financial and Textmunication to Launch RCS in 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Financial and its preferred mobile texting partner, Textmunication, are working together to develop and introduce Rich Communication Services (RCS) to the health and fitness market in early 2019. RCS is seen as a successor to SMS and supports …

Software

Late cloud over Ellison bid for Minnesota attorney general

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, sought his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse.<p>The …

U.S. Politics

UBS IT: the Reversal of a Trend

<b>UBS employs thousands of staff in India to provide mostly IT and other back-office services. But the trend towards an outsourcing of services may</b> …

Wirtschaft Schweiz

Lincoln dealers to build standalone dealerships separate from Ford

Way back in 2011, Ford Motor Credit Co. established Lincoln Automotive Financial Services as part of what Automotive News called "a campaign to set …

Financial Services

CARE ratings for Indian debt instruments-Aug 14

© Reuters. CARE ratings for Indian debt instruments-Aug 14<p>Aug 14 (Reuters) - Below are the ratings awarded by Credit Analysis and Research Ltd. …

Financial Services