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Mobile Solutions Help African Traders Digitize

Despite high mobile phone penetration in Africa, cash remains a preferred mode of payment for everyday transactions, with around 95% of transactions in Nigeria, one of Africa’s largest economies, in cash. For merchants who receive these payments in cash, the…

Filipino Fintech Startup Raises $5.1M in Funding Led by Openspace Ventures

Lista co-founders Aaron Villegas and Khriz Lim. Courtesy of Lista Philippine fintech startup Lista has raised approximately $5.1m in a Series A funding round led by Singapore-based Openspace Ventures, an early backer of Indonesian Gojek and the Manila-based social media…

AM Best confirms the credit ratings of Gar-Bo Försäkring AB

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best confirmed the financial strength rating of B++ (good) and the long-term issuer credit rating of “bbb+” (good) of Gar-Bo Försäkring AB (Gar-Bo) (Sweden). The outlook for these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The ratings reflect Gar-Bo’s balance…

Biz2Credit Review 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Biz2Credit offers loans through its subsidiary, Itria Ventures, LLC. If they are unable to fund your loan, they can put you in touch with other partner lenders, who may have different business loan requirements. In general, these requirements typically include…

What to expect from Credit Suisse shares?

The Credit Suisse logo displayed on a phone screen is visible through water drops on a window in this … [+] Illustrative photo taken in Krakow, Poland on June 9, 2022. (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via…

Virgin Money partners with Trade Ledger to digitize business lending

Trade Ledger, a lending platform-as-a-service (LaaS) provider, has won a three-year contract with British bank Virgin Money. Virgin Money partners with Trade Ledger to digitize business lending “At the heart of the partnership is the provision of a digital decision-making…

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What is Form 1040 and why do I need to fill it out?

OWhen filing income tax returns, taxpayers complete Form 1040. The Form 1040 is an official document thatt american taxpayers use to file their tax returns. There are several versions of Form 1040. Taxpayers must complete the one that corresponds to…

9 essential business tasks that take an hour or less

IIt’s easy to feel overwhelmed as a small business owner. Your inbox is probably overflowing, your to-do list is a mile long, and every task seems essential. With so much to do, you might put off some things that don’t…

Consumer credit climbs another $38 billion to set new record

The latest data from the Federal Reserve on outstanding consumer credit, released Tuesday afternoon, comes after March’s record $52.4 billion increase. This figure has since been revised down to $47.3 billion. Revolving credit, which primarily includes credit card balances, grew…

Biden has ‘only bad options’ to lower oil prices

HOUSTON — When President Biden meets Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia, he will follow in the footsteps of presidents like Jimmy Carter, who flew to Tehran in 1977 to exchange toasts with the Shah of Iran on…

Stock analyst updates for June 3 (BFRI, BIRD, BIVI, BVNRY, BYDDY, CATC, CDTX, CELZ, CEVA, CFFN)

Stock analyst updates for Friday, June 3: Biofrontera (NASDAQ:BFRI) has been updated by analysts from Zacks Investment Research from a sell note to a hold note. According to Zacks, “Biofrontera Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that commercializes a portfolio of…

Critical analysis of Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) and ETFs (NYSE:FNB)

Webster Financial (New York Stock Exchange: WBS – Get a rating) and ETFs (New York Stock Exchange: ETFs – Get a rating) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We will compare the two companies based…

More drivers accept monitoring, to get Safe-Driver discounts on car insurance

TransUnion survey suggests drivers seeking safe driver discount are more receptive to driver … [+] monitoring, for risky driving habits. AFP via Getty Images Inflation is driving customers to buy discount auto insurance, especially the pay-as-you-go type of auto insurance,…

Are shorter business cycles the next big shift in economies?

LONDON – OCTOBER 07: In this photo illustration a man looks at a chart representing the 12 months … [+] decline in the FTSE 100 stock market index on October 7, 2008 in London. Financial markets are still suffering significant…

Senator Wiener’s Bill to Create a Tax Credit for Commercial Cannabis Retailers Passes the Senate

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) legislation, Senate Bill 1336, which establishes a deferred tax credit for commercial cannabis retailers, passed the Senate by a bipartisan vote of 26 to 3. He is now traveling to the Assembly for…

FNB Corporation Named Outstanding Commercial Bank for Commitment to ESG

Customer Feedback Drives Coalition Greenwich Recognition PITTSBURGH, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FNB Corporation (NYSE: FNB) announced that it has been named to the inaugural Coalition Greenwich slate Notable commercial banks for demonstrating their commitment to environmental, social and governance…

Michigan Business Leaders Support Earned Income Tax Credit and Reformed Term Limits

Business Leaders for Michigan voices support for term limit reform and increased earned income tax credit in its new strategy to position Michigan among the top 10 states. The “Compete to Win” plan identifies a number of priorities that the…

Hawaii small businesses will get a $62 million boost

The U.S. Treasury Department has approved $62 million in federal funding for small businesses in Hawaii to be distributed through the Small Business Credit Initiative, U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, announced Thursday. What do you want to know Funding was…

Aiken Small Business Owners Receive Business Classes, Funding

AIKEN SC (WJBF)– The City of Aiken invests in small businesses through the Aiken Business Coalition entrepreneurship program. “This program has literally changed my life and I’m so excited to see how my business will grow,” said Natalie Subber, owner…

Favorable risk/reward clouded by near-term uncertainty

NEW YORK – JANUARY 16: The JPMorgan Chase building in midtown Manhattan is seen on January 16, 2008 in … [+] New York City. JPMorgan Chase reported fourth-quarter revenue fell more than 30%, more than many analysts had expected. (Photo…

Central Maine business notes: Colby appoints director of Lunder Institute of American Art

WATERVILLE — The Colby College Museum of Art has announced that Erica Wall will become the new director of the Lunder Institute for American Art. A creative, collaborative and dynamic educator, curator and arts leader, Wall brings a wealth of…

Liberty helps business owners prepare financially for unexpected events

Business loans Business loans MELBOURNE, Australia, May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As SMBs have faced many hurdles over the past two years, Liberty says exploring flexibility business loans can help business owners prepare for unexpected future events. From cyberattacks…

AM Best assigns credit ratings to PURE Specialty Exchange

OLDWICK, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best assigned a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) and a long-term credit rating of “a” (Excellent) at PURE Specialty Exchange (PSE) (Scottsdale, AZ). The outlook attributed to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The ratings reflect…

Canadian Credit Card Market Report 2022: Focus on Emerging Credit Products, Payment Strategies and Buy It Now and Pay Later Offerings from the Big Five Banks – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Canadian Credit Card Market Outlook” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The characteristics of the Canadian payments industry are determined by more than competition between credit and debit card issuers, financial institutions and retailers, and consumer…

New Head of Louisiana Credit Union League, New Head of Emergent Method, Amedisys Promotion | Business

Red Stick Matt Rookard was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Credit Union League. Rookard replaces Bob Gallman, who retired in March after serving more than 40 years with the organization. Rookard recently served as President and CEO…

A proclamation on National Small Business Week, 2022

For generations, small businesses across America have shaped and embodied our nation’s entrepreneurial spirit and powered our economy. Today, more than 32 million small businesses employ nearly half of America’s workforce and are the heart and soul of countless communities….

Crypto firms seek clearer US rules on their interest-bearing products

April 27 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency companies said they were still unsure about U.S. regulations governing products that allow customers to earn interest on holdings instead of trading them, months later that such an interest-bearing product was fined $100 million by…

Brazil is trying to cut red tape on a $4.7 billion small business credit program

April 25, 2022 5:05 p.m. 2 minute read The federal government published on Monday an interim decree facilitating access to credit for small and very small businesses. The bill, sent to Congress for analysis, aims to use the BRL 23…

Credit Suisse to reorganize top management – paper

The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen in an office building in Zurich, Switzerland February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, April 24 (Reuters) – Loss-making Credit Suisse (CSGN.S)…

A New Effort to Bring Business and Financial Support North of Lake Charles

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – A partnership between the Southwest Louisiana Center for Health Services and a local credit union provides free services to the community. “We started a conversation about what we can do on our end to help,…

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SmartMetric Biometric Credit Card Brings 100% Secure User Validation Beyond PIN for Next Generation of Credit Cards

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME): Unlike standard credit and debit cards that rely on the questionable security of PINs and CVVs for user validation, the biometric credit card solution SmartMetric provides 100% validation of the map user at the…

Wall Street bets on Russian debt

The liquidation of Russian debt associated with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s campaign against Ukraine and the sanctions that have created a window for a new type of arbitrage that some in the financial world are gobbling up, viewing it as…

Credit Union Coalition of Canada Forms Exclusive Partnership with Collabria Financial

With this five-year agreement, Collabria will continue to play a vital role in enabling NCCP credit unions to provide best-in-class credit card solutions to all of their members. VANCOUVER, British Columbia and CALGARY, Alberta (PRWEB) April 08, 2022 Central…

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GPO Credit Union donates $75,000 to Family Resource Center in Utica, NY

GPO Federal Credit Union committed $75,000 to ICAN Family Resource Center, which will also house a new, state-of-the-art Children’s Museum. GPO’s donation sponsors the facility’s balcony area, which will provide a bird’s eye view of the new glass rotunda and…

Central Maine Business Notes: Minnesota Dock Company Visits Dock Guys in Winslow

A 77ft showcase trailer from Wave Armor floating docks in Maple Lake, Minnesota. Photo submitted Winslow— The guys at the wharf was visited on Monday by a 77-foot showcase trailer from the Wave Armor floating docks in Maple Lake, Minnesota….

TRUiC offers these five tools

Recent economic trends, especially regarding sanctions, have shown that Western countries with aligned value systems do more business with each other. This was illustrated by the recent US sanctions against Russia. These sanctions were followed by many other Western countries…

Tan France had 3 big discussions with her husband before the wedding

Before getting married, “Queer Eye” TV host Tan France and her husband had deep conversations about money. They intended not to take financial trouble in their future marriage. The couple also talked about the monetary values ​​they wanted to pass…

CFPB: Definition, Role, Resources

The CFPB is a federal regulator that ensures that consumer financial markets work for everyone. The CFPB handles consumer complaints about companies and financial products. The CFPB has a solid library of documents to help you make better financial decisions….

American Express Business Centurion (Black) Card Review

Main advantages According to cardholders, the value of the Amex Business Centurion card comes from its many benefits and perks. And there’s no denying that the card has a lot to offer. 50% back on points when redeemed through Amex…

Indiana College Savings Plan Celebrates 25 Years in Business | State

A state program that helps Hoosier families save money so their children can attend college, or another post-secondary education or job training program, celebrates a milestone – 25 years in business. Indiana’s nationally recognized CollegeChoice 529 savings plans were launched…

Six facts you need to know about 0% APR credit cards

Seeing an offer for an interest-free credit card for the next year can be appealing, especially if you plan to make large purchases or transfer the balance from another credit card. However, there are a few things you need to…

How changing consumer habits are changing the face of payments – for the better for businesses and shoppers, and thwart bad actors

Contactless payments AdobeStock_353414482 The past two years have dramatically shifted consumer expectations – from the need for seamless experiences to instant access and digital-first engagements – and merchants need to keep up. Changing consumer habits are changing the way large…

Lawyer offering Art + Business online course on April 2

Sarah Jordan Edmonds attorney Sarah Jordan is hosting a free online course on Saturday April 2 for creative entrepreneurs. The one-hour class, “Art + Business: Business Basics to Keep You Creative,” begins at 10 a.m. via Zoom. Jordan, owner of…

Yes, the liberalization of cannabis banks – SAFE Banking Act – would indeed make the United States more competitive

As the war continues following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, interest from policymakers and the media has grown in the America COMPETES Act, legislation that would allegedly help the United States better compete with powers such as Russia and China. My…

Small business growth surpasses pre-pandemic levels

TORONTO, March 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canada is seeing a resurgence in small business growth, a year-over-year increase of 62% nationally, according to Equifax Canada’s report on small business credit trends for the fourth quarter of 2021. During the…

Arizona Federal Credit Union acquires Horizon Community Bank

Arizona Federal Credit Union announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Horizon Community Bank, an Arizona state-chartered bank headquartered in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink: HRRB) (“Horizon…

Donald Trump bragged about sending military aid to Ukraine and ignores impeachment

Get the Insider app A personalized feed, digest mode, and ad-free experience. Download the app close icon Two crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction or dismiss a notification. Donald Trump took credit…

MeridianLink to Acquire FinTech StreetShares

MeridianLink, which provides modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer intelligence agencies, announcement On Thursday (March 10) it intends to buy StreetShares, a FinTech for lending to small businesses. According to the press release, StreetShares’ Atlas Platform program enables…

3 Strategies I Use to Curb My Online Retail Therapy Habit

I’ve always had a term for shopping when I’m sad, which is “buying myself happiness”. It spun out of control at the start of the pandemic when online shopping seemed like the only thing to do. I’ve unsubscribed from mailing…

Costco Anywhere Visa Card Review: A Credit Card for Members

Although it’s a store card, Costco members can use the Costco Anywhere Visa Card anywhere Visa cards are accepted and earn rewards for everyday purchases like gas, travel and meals. However, the card is only available to current Costco members….

American Express becomes latest credit card company to suspend operations in Russia

Nadya Tolokonnikova, founding member of Pussy Riot, joined CNN State of the Union Sunday and told Jake Tapper that it was incredible to see the ongoing protests in his native Russia, especially given the risk associated with speaking out against…

5 Strategies A Personal Finance Guru Used To Overhaul His Own Finances

Tonya Rapley is a personal finance author and speaker with a long history of wealth creation of her own. 10 years ago, Rapley had a credit score of around 500, consumer debt and little savings. She focused on financial stability,…

Credit Suisse upgrades UK Royal Mail to lowest score on risks to volume growth

The Royal Mail logo is seen outside the Mount Pleasant sorting office as a delivery vehicle arrives, in London, Britain June 25, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 3 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse…

‘I don’t know how to give up:’ Soul-filled restoration, other black businesses navigate tough pandemic

MUSKEGON, Michigan — Soul Filled Eatery served collard greens, mac and cheese, fried chicken wings and other southern fare. However, he was known for his turkey shanks. Owner Lakisha Harris said they were the best around. His little restaurant was…

BlackRock Announces Stock Upgrade, Credit Downgrade Amid Ukraine Conflict

People are seen outside a showroom that hosts BlackRock in Davos, Switzerland January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) – BlackRock is improving its position in developed market…

Kiplinger Personal Finances: Why You Should Put Your Credit Reports on Ice | Economic news

Freezing credit is the most effective way to prevent certain types of identity theft. When your credit report is frozen, lenders cannot view it in response to an application for new credit, so a criminal trying to open a loan…

ScoreNavigator Announces New Product “Build Credit” with Addition of eCredable Lift®

The product will allow consumers to report an unlimited number of utility accounts to TransUnion. GRAY, GEORGIA, USA, February 25, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — ScoreNavigator is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exciting partnership with eCredable Elevator® –…

Astec Industries (ASTE) will release its results on Monday

Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) is expected to release quarterly results before market open on Monday, February 28. Analysts expect Astec Industries to post earnings of $0.29 per share for the quarter. Those interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call…

Central Maine Business Notes: Jennifer McCormack Named Executive Director of Rangeley Health and Wellness

Jennifer McCormack Photo by Kirsten Soucy The Rangeley Health and Wellness Board of Directors has appointed Jennifer McCormack RN, BSN, MBA as the organization’s new Executive Director. McCormack will oversee all aspects of operations for Ascent physical therapy, children’s and…

ICBA backs three Republican-led bills that meet new CFPB reporting requirements

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) recently expressed support for several bills that address the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to implement new data collection and reporting requirements for consumer loans. small enterprises. © Shutterstock “While ICBA supports the…

We protect individuals against predatory lending practices – why not small businesses too?

Despite two extraordinarily difficult years for small businesses in our country, we see signs of resilience and optimism – with most businesses reopening after temporary closures and an unprecedented pace of new business creation. The latter, however, may be partly…

Credit reporting firm Fresno completes acquisition

Image via wikipedia user Amanda Paul published on February 15, 2022 – 13:27Written by the staff of The Business Journal A local credit reporting company recently announced the acquisition of a Texas-based workflow solutions provider. Credit Bureau Connection, a Fresno-based…

Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. Announces 17% Increase in Common Stock Distributions for the Second Quarter of 2022

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ECC, ECCC, ECC PRD, ECCV, ECCW, ECCX) is pleased to announce today the declaration of distributions on the common shares of the Society. The Company declared three separate distributions of…

‘Pump Rules’ Fans Telling Nosy Lala Kent to Mind Her Business?

Lala Kent wants answers. However, Vanderpump Rules fans think she should mind her own business. The reality star recently took to her Instagram Stories this week to ask her followers some hard-hitting questions. She wants to know if they think…

Small Business Financing Is Tough: Here’s How It Gets Easier

“It was so easy and quick, I was really shocked,” said Lolita Carrico, CEO of Advancing Media and Marketing in Santa Monica CA, on their recent experience obtaining financing through Nav’s instant financing offer. “To my greatest surprise, we were…

Credit Suisse reports weak 2022, ends torrid year with quarterly loss of $2.2 billion

Posts a big loss in the fourth quarter Sees 2022 as a year of transition Stocks fall more than 5% ZURICH, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) closed an outrageous year on Thursday with a quarterly loss of $2.2…

EXPLAINER: How to claim a child tax credit $ on your taxes | Economic news

By FATIMA HUSSEIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans who have never filed taxes will need to do so this year in order to claim what is rightfully theirs under the enhanced child tax credit. Previously, only people…

Bank of America: Credit card spending in 2021 up 24% from pre-pandemic levels

Bank of America said Monday that its consumer customers spent $335 billion in total payments in January, up 17% from a year ago. Credit and debit card spending reached $65 billion for the month, up 16%. According to A press…

Apple’s iPhone will accept credit cards, Rival Square…and more small business tech news this week

Home inspector using portable credit card reader on smartphone. (Photo by: Jeffrey … [+] Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Educational Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Here are five tech events that happened in the past week and how…

4 ways to reduce my expenses to save 22% of my income

I review all my credit card statements every year and often get frustrated with my spending. This year, I decided to reduce my expenses enough to save 22% of my total income. I spend way too much on clothes and…

Century Business Solutions Partners with Digitek Solutions to Provide Credit Card Processing Within Sage Construction and Real Estate | News

IRVINE, Calif., February 3, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Century Business Solutions is pleased to announce its partnership with Digitek, a leading Sage business partner for over 15 years, to enable credit card processing directly within Sage Construction and Real Estate. The…

Swedbank shares hit by lower interest income

A Swedbank branch located in downtown Stockholm is seen September 30, 2008. REUTERS/Bob Strong Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Swedish lender Swedbank (SWEDa.ST) reported quarterly results slightly below expectations on Wednesday,…

What the US bailout means for the South

Legend John Simkins Credit: contributed Credit: contributed Legend John Simkins Credit: contributed Credit: contributed As the largest generational investment since the post-World War II GI bill, the ARP represents multiples of the entire federal discretionary budget. What is the big…

Child Tax Credit: Parents Struggle and Poverty Set to Rise as Enhanced Benefits End

“It’s a huge expense,” said Lansdowne, 26, who worked as a social worker for the state of Maryland until the fall and had hoped she would continue to receive the $300 monthly infusion this year. “When you don’t have the…

Credit Union’s Hometown Giving Project Supports Nonprofits | Business

GOSHEN – Interra Credit Union hosted its 28th annual Hometown Giving Holiday Service Project where staff and members raised more than $36,000 to benefit 35 nonprofit organizations in the five counties served by the credit union. These agencies focus on…

GOAB wishes to supply the Insurance Reserve Fund

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma – A National Muscogee (Creek) Nation Business, Finance and Justice Meeting was held Jan. 20 via teleconference. All laws passed are subject to full board approval at the January 29 quarterly session. BFJ discussed the following legislation, the…

AM Best Confirms Credit Ratings for ReliaStar Life Insurance Group Members

OLDWICK, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the long-term credit ratings of “a+” (Excellent) of ReliaStar Life Insurance Company of New York (Woodbury, NY) and ReliaStar Life Insurance Company (Minneapolis, MN) , collectively known…