Personal Finance Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Personal Finance. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 171,869 in Personal Finance

  1. Underwater mortgage rates slowly risingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inman Real Estate News

    The number of seriously underwater homeowners inched up slightly during the first quarter due to slow home price appreciation, according to housing data provider RealtyTrac. At the end of the first quarter, just under 7.4 million residential properties were underwater - meaning the combined loan amount secured by the property is at least 25 percent higher than the property's estimated market value - for an increase of 0.4 percentage points from the fourth quarter of 2014, RealtyTrac said in its most recent U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report.

    Comment?

  2. Newtown Small Business Spotlight: Trash American StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. And that's the belief behind this exciting series - to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.

    Comment?

  3. Simsbury Small Business Spotlight: Visiting AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. And that's the belief behind this exciting series - to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.

    Comment?

  4. Bank Zenit offers mortgage loans at 11.5% p.a.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | AK&M

    Bank Zenit started providing mortgage loans at a rate of 11.5% p.a. under the "Mortgage Loan at Subsidized Rate for New Building" program, the bank informed. As decided by the Government of Russia, the borrower's interest rate applying to loans taken for the purchase of real estate in a new building under the subsidized mortgage program must not exceed 12%.

    Comment?

  5. Mamaroneck Small Business Spotlight: Coxe and Graziano Funeral HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. And that's the belief behind this exciting series - to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.

    Comment?

  6. Soft sexism still offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    Every women who has ever had to bring their car into a mechanic has experienced a variation on this scenario: "Hey little lady, do you want me to call your dad or your husband to tell them all about what needs to be fixed on your car?" Frequently, I say, "No, why don't you tell me what's wrong with my car and if I don't understand, I'll let you know." Thankfully, these well-meaning encounters are getting less frequent in my own experiences but I still am shocked when I have a "soft sexism" encounter in my daily life.

    Comment?

  7. Vale and Steelworkers reach tentative agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northern Life

    United Steelworkers Local 6500 and Local 6200 have reached a tentative agreement with Vale for a new five-year contract. After the year-long strike in 2009-2010 , many were concerned what would happen this round, but negotiations appear to have gone smoothly.

    Comment?

  8. Sam Zell gives $4M to Illinois Gov. Rauner's political fundRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    Documents filed Monday with the Illinois State Board of Elections show Zell is the first donor to the Republican governor's fund, called Turnaround Illinois. Rauner created the political action committee to help push his pro-business agenda in the Democratic-controlled Legislature.

    Comment?

  9. Get the Best Freelance Rates for Your WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investopedia

    Working independently offers many benefits: insulation from unexpected layoffs, portability and the ability to set your own schedule. A knotty challenge, especially for someone new to the business, is figuring out how much to charge.

    Comment?

  10. Mid-City scales back massive Northeast D.C. project by 20 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Mid-City Financial Corp., longtime owner of the 20-acre Brookland Manor apartment complex and adjacent Brentwood Village Shopping Center, has shaved roughly 500 units from its proposed overhaul in response to city concerns that the initial plan was too intense for the Northeast D.C. area in which it sits. While Mid-City "remains fully committed to creating a unique, exciting and transformative project" in Brentwood, it has heeded concerns of the D.C. Office of Planning, the Zoning Commission and some residents and scaled back the initiative.

    Comment?

  11. How To Increase Your Appeal To Prospective LendersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investopedia

    If you've tried to borrow money in the past for your business or for personal reasons, you've surely come across the notion of personal credit and a personal credit score. As a business owner, you may also have business credit.

    Comment?

  12. Chuck Jaffe: How to gird yourself for the next stock market correctionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    The stock market appears headed for one of those points again when investors lose money, and a lot of it. Sure, the day-to-day moves of the market can cost investors at any time, but this is more about the correction, downturn or something bigger that many experts feel is on the horizon.

    Comment?

  13. Out of the Loop on the Internet of Things? Here's a Brief Guide.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    A: From smart thermostats to cars, the Internet of Things is an ecosystem of devices that kicked off Web 3.0. We asked Andy Smith, general partner at Center Electric, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on investments in IoT startups, to tell us how it will affect small businesses. It's two things: The first is "smart" connected things, such as a sensor for motion detection or light, a processor and usually a wireless connection to the Internet.

    Comment?

  14. CS&L Begins Trading on NASDAQ After Windstream Completes REIT SpinoffRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PHONE+

    Communications Sales and Leasing Inc. began trading Monday on the NASDAQ after Windstream Holdings Inc. completed its tax-free spinoff of telecommunications network assets into the new public company. As of 9:28 a.m. ET, shares of CS&L, an independent real estate investment trust , were down 15 cents to $28.45.

    Comment?

  15. General Election 2015 live: Brian May campaigns in Pembs, Gruff Rhys...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A tissue firm that thinks Plaid Cumru is called the WNP; Queen's guitarist on the campaign trail in Pembrokeshire, a Super Furry Animal attacking the Tories: it's day 1,348 of the Election 2015 campaign Are we alone in thinking there's something a bit odd when the son of a former Labour leader starts criticising people in the political bubble? "The KleenexA designs feature the range of party colours, including Conservative Blue, Labour Red, Lib-Dem Yellow, UKIP Purple, Green Party Green, and then Scottish and Welsh flags for the SNP and WNP respectively." We checked.

    Comment?

  16. Welsh charity demands to be removed from Daily Telegraph letter of...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A Welsh charity has demanded that its name is removed from a letter of more than 5,000 "small business owners" backing the Tories. On Monday the Daily Telegraph published a letter purporting to show 5,000 small firms supporting the Conservative's economic plan.

    Comment?

  17. Current accounts: 5 of the best deals for switching fees, discounts and cashbackRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Current accounts come in all shapes and sizes - and some of them have better perks than others. Here are some of the most generous deals on offer Current accounts are fancy these days.

    Comment?

  18. Small businesses eye UK election closelyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Financial Times

    Apr 27, 2015 : The FT's Michael Stott and Sarah Gordon talk about how the small-business community is closely watching the May 7 UK election and what promises are being made by the major political parties.

    Comment?

  19. APRIL: Q1 2015 sales of a 195.6m, slightly upRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Sales were up 1.0% at constant consolidation scope and exchange rates. Compared to Q1 2014 on a like-for-like basis, brokerage commissions fell 4.7% to a 115.7m and were almost stable compared to Q4 2014.

    Comment?

  20. High stakes as Supreme Court considers same-sex marriage caseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    When a federal judge declared same-sex marriage legal in Florida earlier this year, it should have changed the way Bruce Stone does his job. The estate-planning attorney had for years helped gay couples patch together legal documents to try to approximate some of the protections enjoyed by heterosexual spouses.

    Comment?