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Alternative Lending Options For Businesses

Jun 29, 2022 With the rise in inflation and constantly changing market trends, no business can depend on personal finances or short-term investments. Instead, they have to look for additional funding at one point in their corporate life. However, sadly, banks aren’t famous for lending ‘required money’ to start-ups and small businesses anymore. No longer


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CSA 2021-2022 Enforcement Report highlights: Regulators’ Actions to Hold Securities Law Violators Accountable

CSA | Release | Jun 29, 2022 Wide-ranging actions included disrupting ongoing and illegal activity and enhancing technology and analytics capabilities to tackle evolving threats and emerging trends  Montreal – The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today released its fiscal year 2021-2022 Enforcement Report, which outlines the specific actions that CSA members undertook in the past


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A winning $1 million Mega Millions ticket is about to expire: Here’s how much lottery money goes unclaimed

If a $1 million Mega Millions prize is not claimed by Thursday, the winner will join the ranks of lottery players who have missed out on scoring a windfall.

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Summer temperatures — and inflation — are running hot. Here's how to save money on cooling bills as prices rise

The combination of a hot summer and rising energy prices can pinch Americans' budgets. Here's some ways to save money while staying cool.

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‘It’s like going to the DMV online’: What to know about buying Series I savings bonds via TreasuryDirect

It's not easy to purchase Series I bonds online through TreasuryDirect, a 20-year-old platform. Here's how to avoid common pain points.

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Bitcoin may become 'massively more valuable' in the next decade, financial expert predicts

Despite a recent decline, digital assets represent a wealth creation opportunity that we haven't seen in 35 years, financial advice expert Ric Edelman says.

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Debt collectors' 'pay to pay fees' are 'often illegal,' consumer watchdog agency says

So-called "pay-to-pay" or "convenience" fees often violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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This former financial advisor pivoted to teach advisors about crypto: 'A lot of folks are convinced it's a fad or it's a fraud'

Despite a recent decline, digital assets represent a wealth creation opportunity that we haven't seen in 35 years, financial advice expert Ric Edelman says.

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Startup CityFALCON raises $2m equity on Seedrs including participation from Holt

CityFALCON | Release | Jun 23, 2022 LONDON, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- London and Malta based fintech CityFALCON closed an equity fundraising campaign on Seedrs of £1.65m ($2m) to scale up the business and bring even more insightful products to market faster. On Seedrs, the leading UK private investment platform, CityFALCON has leveraged individual investors from


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As Klarna and Affirm falter, a new breed of 'buy now, pay later' startups are stealing the spotlight

Venture capitalists are betting a new breed of startups from Europe will be the real winners in the crowded "buy now, pay later" space.

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Op-ed: Hiring freezes have started and job losses are coming. Take these 5 steps now to get your finances ready

Rising interest rates and soaring inflation have some predicting a recession. Here's what to do now if you're worried about a likely layoff in the near future.

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Millennials want to retire early at 59. Here's how to make that happen

Most millennials hope to retire early, and the generation, as a whole, has made great strides when it comes to long-term savings.

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After the impact Covid-19, most women see money as a tool to effect change, survey shows

Over the past couple of years, the effects of Covid-19, social activism and economic uncertainty have profoundly impacted women's attitudes about their money.

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FTX Is Not in Active Talks to Buy Robinood but is Impressed With Their Business

TechCrunch | Jacquelyn Melinek | Jun 27, 2022 Crypto exchange FTX is open to partnering with Robinhood Markets, its CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said in a statement shared with TechCrunch. Bloomberg News reported earlier that people familiar with the matter said FTX was exploring opportunities to acquire Robinhood, but Bankman-Fried denied those claims. “We are excited


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Research: Ownership of Top 10 Web3 DAOs is Surprisingly Concentrated

Chainanalysis | Team | Jun 27, 2022 Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) are a staple of web3. Internet-native and blockchain-based, DAOs are intended to provide a new, democratized management structure for businesses, projects, and communities, in which any member can vote on organizational decisions just by buying into the project. At a high level, this is


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