2019 inflation may settle at low end of forecast – Philippine Star 2019 inflation may settle at low end of forecast Philippine Star Inflation may likely settle within the lower end of the government’s 2.7 percent to 3.5 percent forecast for full-year 2019, according to Finance Undersecretary Gil…
As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs.
Fintech in Latin America continues to draw big dollars as Softbank invests $231 million in Creditas As investors continue to move more aggressively into Latin America’s startup scene, there’s one industry that seems to be drawing more attention than any others — financial services. As wealth across the region continues to rise, access to adequate […]
The one strategy that could finance the whole Green New Deal The current banking system in the U.S. doesn’t meet the equity or environmental aims of the Green New Deal. But the push to establish government-run banks that do is gaining momentum as an alternative. For the latter half of 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux […]
European regulators are already pressing Facebook about its cryptocurrency As Facebook unveiled its cryptocurrency project today, European officials quickly called for scrutiny of the plan, raising concerns over whether the project was sufficiently regulated.
G20 finance leaders’ communique to say trade tensions have ‘intensified’: source The Group of 20 finance leaders will say in their communique to be released on Sunday that “most importantly, trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified,” a G20 source said.
Possible Finance lands $10.5 million to provide consumers softer, kinder short-term loans It’s easy to be skeptical of lending companies of every stripe. They uniformly rely on customers who don’t have enough money to cover their bills and are willing to pay interest on money borrowed in exchange for capital they can spend sooner — […]
Check Your Investment Portfolio Once a Month It’s a refrain you’ve heard here before: Stop checking your investments. Let the market do its thing. Remain somewhat blissfully unaware. Trust that your nest egg will grow. Read more…
Now You Can Get a Loan Just to Pay Your Rent From the department of the rent being too damn high comes this report from the Wall Street Journal : Loan companies are now marketing loans specifically to renters who need help making ends meet. Read more…
How to Finance a New Car When Interest Rates Are Ridiculous That car purchase you’ve been mulling over might be more expensive than you anticipated. Car loan interest rates are the highest since 2009, Ronald Montoya of Edmunds writes. The average APR for new financed vehicles was 6.4% in March. For used cars, it was […]