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Want to start investing? Here's a hint from investing legend Charles Ellis: Keep it simple

When it comes to getting into investing, keeping it simple is key, according to investing legend Charles Ellis.

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How to Value a Private Company

Learn what company valuations mean in the context of the private market, what data goes into valuation analysis, and different methods to estimate a company’s valuation. Continue reading

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Square launches small business banking

Reuters | Anna Irrera | Jul 20, 2021 July 20 (Reuters) - Square Inc (SQ.N), the company led by Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) CEO Jack Dorsey, is launching banking services for small businesses, as it continues to grow beyond payments processing. Square Banking will offer small businesses savings and checking accounts, as well as its existing


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Report: Consolidation and the Changing Fintech Landscape

Shearman & Sterling, Rise by Barclays and S&P Global Markets Intelligence | Jul 21, 2021 The FinTech sector is going through a period of rapid consolidation that will shift the landscape for financial services in the US and around the world. We are excited to share with you a new report on M&A activity in


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Planning to travel? Here’s why you need to insure your next trip

Covid lockdowns last year saw many would-be travelers lose money because they had no travel insurance or the wrong kind. Here's what they're buying now and why.

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Virgin Galactic flight test director Mark Stucky, who led first spaceflight, departs from company

Mark “Forger” Stucky, Virgin Galactic’s flight test director and pilot, is no longer with the space tourism firm.

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Here's how to tap your house for cash as home prices soar

With record amounts of home equity on hand, homeowners may be able to lower their monthly payments, take cash out — or all of the above.

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If you're still working when you turn 65, be sure to avoid costly mistakes with Medicare

While not everyone with job-based insurance is required to enroll in Medicare at age 65, many are. Here are the rules to know.

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Biden administration aims to rein in abusive non-compete agreements

President Joe Biden called on the Federal Trade Commission to write a rule curtailing the "unfair use of non-compete clauses" by employers.

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Some states now offer certain business owners a workaround for cap on state and local tax deduction

Some states now offer pass-through business owners a workaround for the $10,000 cap on the state and local tax deduction. Here's what taxpayers need to know.

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These summer activities can impact next year's tax situation

Some things that are more common during the summer also may have an impact on your taxes, the IRS noted recently.

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States cutting unemployment benefits didn't get people back to work, study finds

People who lost federal unemployment benefits didn't rush to accept jobs in the weeks after state cuts, according to a new analysis.

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Non-Fungible Tokens in the media and entertainment industry

Herbert Smith Freehills | James Balfour, Ghislaine Nobileau and Vrinda Vinayak | Jul 22, 2021 Non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) have been dominating technology columns in the media lately. Items that would previously not have been considered traditionally ‘marketable’ or high value are now being sold for eye-watering sums. For example, a digital artwork by Beeple sold for US$69


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Facing high unemployment rates, these formerly incarcerated people are turning to entrepreneurship

Here's how one nonprofit is helping the formerly incarcerated become entrepreneurs.

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Values-based investing can be difficult to screen. Here’s what you need to know

As demand surges for values-driven investing, consumers struggle to pick sustainable, green or ESG funds. Financial experts cover what investors need to know.

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