Personal Finance Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Personal Finance. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 255,309 in Personal Finance

  1. One in four Americans victims of information security breaches, AICPA survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WebCPA

    One in four Americans fell victim to information security breaches in the past year, according to a new survey from the AICPA conducted by Harris Poll. This statistic represents more than double the number of people who reported being victimized in a similar survey taken just over a year ago.

    Comment?

  2. MGIC first-quarter earnings more than doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Profits jumped 122% in the first quarter for mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp. as the nation's housing market improved and the company saw fewer claims. Milwaukee-based MGIC said Tuesday it posted net income of $133.1 million, or 32 cents a share, up from $60 million, or 15 cents, in first quarter 2014.

    Comment?

  3. CMLA Speaks Out; Few Tears or Fears Over PMIERsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mortgage News Daily

    True or false: "Unnecessary regulatory burdens are preventing qualified, credit-worthy borrowers from obtaining the American Dream of homeownership." That's according to testimony from the National Association of Realtors before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

    Comment?

  4. 88,000 apply to get in this 'poor door'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Mortgage News Daily

    Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. Greek Bank Bonds Fall to Records as ECB Said to Review Funding Bloomberg Greek bank bonds, including those of National Bank of Greece SA, fell to records as the European Central Bank was said to be studying measures to rein in funding to the lenders.

    Comment?

  5. Credit card demand highest in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    New figures show that demand for the plastic has soared 13.5 per cent in the past year, the strongest activity in nearly a decade. While this may raise a few eyebrows at the Reserve Bank as it contemplates the need for another rate reduction, Veda's general manager of consumer risk Angus Luffman says there is an emerging trend in the changing nature in card use.

    Comment?

  6. North Dakota Creates Exemptions from MLO LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    The state of North Dakota has amended sections of the North Dakota Century Code relating to money brokers, collection agencies, money transmitters, and mortgage loan originators. Notably, the modifications create an exemption from the mortgage loan originator licensing requirement for the following two types of individuals: employees of a federal, state, or local government agency or housing finance agency, and employees of a bona fide nonprofit organization.

    Comment?

  7. Demand for credit cards soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    ASK anyone about their plans for the future and you'll hear the same thing. But the centrepiece of the Australian dream is quietly slipping away.

    Comment?

  8. First-Time Business Owners: A Brief Guide to Tax FilingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    In their book, Start Your Own Business , the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting a business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer a quick guide to help you figure out what taxes you may owe the federal government.

    Comment?

  9. What are the primary reasons for investing in the chemicals sector?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    There are many reasons for investing in the chemicals sector, including portfolio growth, diversification, and hedging against inflation and market shifts. How, when and how much an investor chooses to commit to the chemicals sector depends on one's personal investment philosophy and risk tolerance.

    Comment?

  10. Hammering Global Growth with Faulty Monetary PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cato Institute

    This past week, the International Monetary Fund again lowered its global economic forecast for 2015. From 2003 to 2007, real global growth in gross domestic product averaged more than 5 percent, but during the last five years it has averaged less than 3 percent.

    Comment?

  11. Clinton visits Keene on first New Hampshire tour as candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Hillary Rodham Clinton started off the New Hampshire campaign of her second presidential bid as the everywoman, hugging former mayor Patricia Russell inside a furniture factory, after Clinton lunched at Kristin's Bistro & Bakery downtown. While the former Secretary of State attempted to shed criticism about her ties to Wall Street, she listed substance abuse treatment, technical education and improving the small-business environment as issues she would like address, during a visit to the factory.

    Comment?

  12. Martin O'Malley Calls - Bulls**t' on GOP, Bleeped on NPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is strongly considering challenging Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, had some choice words for Clinton as well as the Republican Party in an interview he conducted with NPR on Monday-at least one of the words was bleeped out. O'Malley, a hard leftist whose record of raising taxes leaves no stone unturned in enriching the state of Maryland from private coffers, called the GOP's contention that excessive regulations burden Americans and leave them unable to progress economically "patently bulls - ."

    Comment?

  13. Wine on Tap is the Green Thing to Do This Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wine Business Online

    Ordering a glass of wine on tap is the green thing to do this Earth Day. Free Flow Wines, the pioneer of wine on tap, today unveiled new waste reduction numbers highlighting the green aspects of wine on tap in stainless steel kegs.

    Comment?

  14. In NYC, calls to save small shops amid chains' rise; debate on city's character, free marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighbourhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways.

    Comment?

  15. 6 survival rules for small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Business Journal

    SMBs still have it tough, even as the economy improves. How do you ensure that you'll be one that survives? Here are six rules to follow.

    Comment?

  16. Asbury's first quarter net income rises 14%Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Automotive News

    Asbury Automotive Group Inc.'s net income jumped 14 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from the year-earlier period, to $35.9 million, as all parts of its business saw profit gains. Asbury, the nation's seventh-largest new-car dealership group, said today that strong sales drove revenue up 14 percent to $1.54 billion.

    Comment?

  17. MyTime racks up $9.25 mln Series BRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PE Hub

    MyTime, the convenient way to book appointments online with over two million businesses nationwide, announced today it has raised $9.25 million in Series B financing. The company will use this funding to expand its sales and operations team and move deeper into merchant services with the launch of the all new MyTime SchedulerTM, a state-of-the-art online appointment calendar, client relationship manager and instant messenger product geared at small service businesses.

    Comment?

  18. Lakes beauty hides a host of industriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Millions of tourists flock to see views like the one above in the Lake District - but there are plenty of other industries in the national park which need help too FAMED for its rolling hills and stunning countryside, there is little wonder tourists flock in their millions to Lake District every year. From pharmaceutical giants Glaxo SmithKline in Ulverston, to wind turbine makers Gilbert Gilkes in Kendal and Lakeland, which has its HQ in Windermere, the whole of South Lakeland is packed with high-tech, forward-thinking and globally-important companies.

    Comment?

  19. Developer wants tax deal for addition to historic Amos BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    The owner of the Amos Building overlooking Clinton Square is seeking tax exemptions for a $3.7 million addition that will add 24 apartments and retail space to the historic structure. Developer Mark Congel has applied to the Syracuse Industrial Development Agency for tax exemptions worth an estimated $1.75 million over 12 years for the four-story addition.

    Comment?

  20. Top links: Should ETFs and mutual funds be outlawed?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    Subscribe to Globe Unlimited now and get up-to-the minute insights on developing market news with Inside the Market! A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World Wide Web. This will be my first "link of a link of a link" but when someone credibly suggests that mutual funds and conventional exchange traded funds should be banned, it's hard to ignore.

    Comment?