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Steel City Capital Investments – Green Dot: Wal-Mart’s banking partner

by on February 28, 2022 0
Xacto/iStock via Getty Images The following segment is excerpted from this fund letter. Green Dot (GDOT) Green Dot is a collection of old school money access/money movement operations as well as new school “FinTech” offerings. He is perhaps best known as the banking partner behind Wal-Mart’s (NYSE: WMT) MoneyCard prepaid debit card. Prepaid debt... Read More

How do cybercriminals use cryptocurrency?

by on February 23, 2022 0
Cryptocurrency has had many positive effects on the world. But since its invention, it has also become an important part of cyber crime. Prior to its arrival, cybercriminals had no convenient way to receive money. Now they can receive money anonymously from anyone in seconds. The association between cybercrime and cryptocurrencies is now well... Read More

An NBFC who wants to be a wealth manager of rural India

by on February 7, 2022 0
Dvara Holdings has been in the financial inclusion business since 2008 in an attempt to achieve financial inclusion in India, especially in the rural segment. According to Samir Shah, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Dvara Holdings, the company aims to be India’s first “Venture Studio” – an incubator for innovative technology-driven initiatives to... Read More

Mexican billionaire says bitcoin is a better option than fiat money

by on February 3, 2022 0
Bitcoin is a better option than fiat currency, Mexico’s third-richest man, Ricardo Salinas, said in an interview. Bitcoin, Salinas said, is elusive and can be transferred instantly around the world, unlike fiat and the gold standard. “The gold standard has always been subject to government intervention,” Salinas said. “And fiat allows you to finance... Read More

What you need to know about LISA

by on January 24, 2022 0
More and more people are making a withdrawal for the purchase of a home from their LISA. Photo: Getty Images More than half a million Britons have opened a Lifetime Individual Savings Account (LISA), introduced in April 2017 to help young people save for retirement and buy their first home. While LISA holders are... Read More

Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development Announces Winners of Second Annual Inclusive Community Development Award

by on January 19, 2022 0
WASHINGTON, January 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development (CDIDC), operated by the National Disability Institute (NDI), today announced the three winners and their partners of its second annual Inclusive Community Development Awards: True Link Financial and Sunrise Banks; Life Asset, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI); and Goodwill Industries of... Read More

PNC Financial Services: Foundation commits to providing grants totaling $ 225,000 to Northampton Community College and Johnson College

by on January 13, 2022 0
SCRANTON, January 13, 2022 – The PNC Foundation has announced that it has committed a total of $ 225,000 in grants to Northampton Community College (NCC) and Johnson College over a three-year period. “As a Main Street bank, PNC is dedicated to enriching the lives of people in our local communities. Our relationship with... Read More

The buzz surrounding the inclusion of Indian bonds in global indices is increasing; the net impact may be limited

by on January 3, 2022 0
One month away from the 2022-2023 Union budget, the noise around the inclusion of India’s sovereign bonds in global bond indices is intensifying. India is among the last of the major emerging markets (EM) to be included in global bond indices. With the second highest stock of government securities in circulation totaling $ 2.3... Read More

YNDC Secures $ 1 Million Roof Replacement Grant | News, Sports, Jobs

by on December 22, 2021 0
YOUNGSTOWN – The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. receives a million dollar grant for its roof replacement program for low- and moderate-income homeowners in the city. “This will allow us to do important work in the city,” said Ian Beniston, Executive Director of YNDC. “It’s a big grant. “ The grant, which YNDC received through... Read More

Cakap Secures US $ 10 Million Series B Funding Co-led by Centauri of MDI-KB and Heritas Capital to Expand Access to High Quality Education

by on December 10, 2021 0
MDI Ventures’ Centauri Fund, Heritas Capital and KB Investment invest in Cakap to advance their technology and expand their markets Jakarta, Indonesia, December 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cakap, one of the largest Edtech platforms in Indonesia, raised 10 million dollars in an oversubscribed Series B to expand their certified course offering, as... Read More

MarketForce Partners With Cellulant To Expand In Five New Markets Across Africa As It Runs To Cover The Continent – TechCrunch

by on December 6, 2021 0
MarketForce, a Kenyan B2B retail and financial services distribution start-up, has expanded into five additional markets across Africa to develop RejaReja – its retailer “super app” that allows informal traders to order. and pay inventory digitally, accept payments for utility bills, and access financing for their businesses. The startup today announced the entry of... Read More

Financial apartheid

by on November 20, 2021 0
Every year, millions of people around the world are lifted out of poverty with the tools that enable them to build more stable economic lives. At the same time, similar numbers continue to remain trapped in a cycle of poverty from which they are unable to escape. Likewise, millions of people are pushed back... Read More

FORUM 1: Should the US Postal Service provide banking services? Yes: it will help close the racial wealth gap | Opinion

by on October 17, 2021 0
An alarming number of Americans – over 60 million people – are either “unbanked” (meaning no checking or savings account) or “underbanked” (meaning using products and services outside of traditional banks, such as check cashing stores and payday lenders). One in five Americans who are underbanked are the least able to afford financial service... Read More

Women’s World Banking Announces the Winners of the Fintech Innovation Challenge

by on October 12, 2021 0
Third Annual Global FinTech Competition Celebrates Pioneering Solutions for Women’s Financial Inclusion Posted: October 12, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. EDT|Update: 2 hours ago NEW YORK, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Women’s World Banking today announced that Boost Capital and People’s Pension Trust are the winners of its third annual Fintech Innovation Challenge,... Read More

Economists recommend additional support for MSMEs

by on October 7, 2021 0
Economists recommend additional support for MSMEs New Delhi, October 7 (KNN) According to key economists who worked on the FICCI Economic Outlook Survey, they felt that continued support remains particularly critical for MSMEs and the informal sector. Changing MSME classification standards for NPAs, reducing cash margins, changing personal collateral requirements will go a long... Read More

Matrixport unleashes the power of cost averaging with the new “Auto-Invest” application tool

by on September 27, 2021 0
Allows long-term crypto investors to confidently accumulate and “hod” Bitcoin and Ethereum regardless of market dynamics or volatility SINGAPORE, September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Matrixport, asia fastest growing digital asset financial services platform, announced the introduction of ‘Self-investment‘, an investment tool that allows users to use an Average Dollar Cost (DCA) strategy... Read More

Only 10 Korean crypto exchanges have reached the registration deadline

by on September 25, 2021 0
BeInCrypto – Only ten cryptocurrency exchange companies registered with the KFIU, while only four additionally entered into contracts with banks, which was the second requirement. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, six Korean crypto exchanges, Five, Gdac, OK-BIT, Prabang, Flat Thai X, made progress on regulatory compliance requirements set out by the Korean Financial Intelligence... Read More

Three Ways WFP is Helping Revitalize Food Systems in East Africa: The World Food Program lives and breathes food systems through its work in East Africa – Ethiopia

by on September 23, 2021 0
The world’s food systems are deeply flawed. These flaws affect us all, but they mostly affect the more than 811 million people who go to bed hungry every night. The very existence of millions of hungry people is a clear sign that our food systems are not functioning well enough. Twenty percent of the... Read More

Flawed: Cayman Finance calls into question the credibility of the semi-annual financial secrecy index of the tax justice network

by on September 22, 2021 0
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Cayman Finance today released a new study that critically assesses the methodology and data used to rate the Cayman Islands in the Tax Justice Network (TJN) Financial Secrecy Index (FSI). Significant flaws in TJN’s choice of data and rating made the 2020 report an unreliable source... Read More

CME Group SOFR Futures Open Interest sets new record and exceeds one million contracts

by on September 16, 2021 0
CHICAGO, September 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that its SOFR futures have hit a new record, surpassing one million open interest contracts on September 15th. SOFR futures open interest reached 1,004,882 contracts yesterday, marking its seventh consecutive record open interest day:... Read More

Circle CEO: USDC Stablecoin Too Big To Ignore

by on September 2, 2021 0
Stable coins are proliferating – with perhaps some competition and coexistence with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). To that end, Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire told Karen Webster that just as digital offerings themselves have evolved and gained in value, the supervisory relationships that regulators will establish with stablecoins issuers will evolve. also along the... Read More

Credit counseling and advice: are we burying our heads in the sand?

by on July 20, 2021 0
What we asked the advisers The Academy for Home Equity in Financial Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign interviewed finance professionals about their relationship with customer credit in 2020. More than 500 financial services professionals from diverse backgrounds surveyed participated in a survey on personal and real estate credit, including 143 CFP... Read More

How to get good help claiming Social Security – when and how claiming you can make the difference between a decent retirement and a terrible retirement

by on July 15, 2021 0
Choosing at what age to start receiving Social Security retirement benefits and what type of benefits to claim shouldn’t be difficult. But boy, that’s it! “There are 2,728 in the Social Security textbook,” Laurence Kotlikoff, a Boston University economics professor and Social Security maven, told me in my new podcast episode “Friends Talk Money.... Read More

Blockchain Technology Will Increase Nigeria’s GDP By $ 29 Billion

by on July 14, 2021 0
By Collins Nweze Little research by Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) has shown that blockchain technology can add $ 29 billion to Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030 and promote financial inclusion. The report, titled “Blockchain Potential for Financial Inclusion in Nigeria,” describes the potential of blockchain to boost financial inclusion and... Read More

Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE: LYG) given the consensus “Buy” rating by brokerage firms

by on July 7, 2021 0
Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE: LYG) has achieved a consensus “Buy” rating from the seventeen rating companies that cover the company, reports MarketBeat. One research analyst rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five assigned a keep recommendation, and eleven gave the company a buy recommendation. The one-year average price target among analysts who... Read More

Intuit to share payroll data from 1.4 million small businesses with Equifax – Krebs on Security

by on July 2, 2021 0
Financial services giant Intuit this week informed 1.4 million small businesses using its QuickBooks Online Payroll and Intuit Online Payroll products that their payroll information will be shared with the big three consumer credit bureaus Equifax from later this year, unless customers opt out by the end of this month. Intuit says the change... Read More

Top 4 Signature Trades

by on June 29, 2021 0
The Signature Select Canadian Fund (Trades, Portfolio), part of Canadian firm CI Investments, revealed this week that its top four trades in the six months ending March 2021 included new purchases in Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (TSX: GLXY, financial), Royal Bank of Canada (TSX: RY, financial) and CI Global Financial Sector ETF (TSX: FSF.TO,... Read More

IRS partners with community organizations to advise on child tax credit payments

by on June 27, 2021 0
The Internal Revenue Service is partnering with nonprofit organizations, churches, community groups and others in 12 cities to help eligible families, especially those who do not normally file federal income tax returns, to 2020 tax return or monthly advance registration. Child Tax Credit (AdvCTC) payments using the new registration tool for non-filers. This tool,... Read More

World of Hyatt and Bilt Rewards Partner to Help Renters Earn Points for Travel

by on June 22, 2021 0
CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Kairos, a portfolio of brands that develops and invests in healthcare, housing and financial services solutions, today announced a new strategic collaboration between World of Hyatt, Hyatt’s award-winning loyalty program. , and Bilt Rewards, the first of its kind rewards program that allows tenants to... Read More

Loose rules lure entrepreneurs into state ‘sandboxes’ | Business

by on June 20, 2021 0
Sandboxes aren’t just play areas for toddlers. Increasingly, state and national governments around the world are creating what are known as regulatory sandboxes: programs that allow software companies to bypass regulations in order to test a new product or service. The most common US sandbox programs are for companies that manufacture financial technologies, such... Read More

Some Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declare quarterly dividends

by on June 18, 2021 0
NEW YORK, June 18, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the “Funds”) today declared the following dividends. REGISTRATION DATE PAYMENT DATE 06/30/21 07/15/21 Name of closed-end fund NYSE Teleprinter Net investmentIncome byShare Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. MSD $ 0.11 Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic... Read More

Rupee under pressure from high crude prices; strong macro, RBI intervention can help stop the slide

by on June 16, 2021 0
The latest inflation figures may have surprised currency watchers, but pundits remain optimistic that the Indian currency will remain proficient against the US dollar. However, the rupee is expected to remain under pressure from rising crude oil prices amid a sharp decline in the US dollar and REIT outflows in June. Experts believe that... Read More

SBS UnionPay Debit Card

by on June 16, 2021 0
MBABANE, eSwatini, June 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Swaziland Building Society (SBS) and UnionPay International (UPI) today jointly announced the issuance of UnionPay debit, platinum and diamond cards in the Kingdom of eSwatini, offering customers of all income groups a simple, secure and convenient payment live. These beginnings play an important role in... Read More

Fewer landlines undermine U.S. broadband support

by on June 14, 2021 0
As more Americans cut the cord on traditional landlines, a government program that subsidizes internet service to poor communities is at risk of collapse because it relies on taxes from falling long-distance calling charges . This provides an incentive to support the more than 20-year-old Universal Service Fund by tapping into tech companies like... Read More

Project MUNCH: How a Brand New Crypto Donated $ 2.2 Million It’s Month 1 & Why It’s Changing the Charity Game

by on June 13, 2021 0
Miami, the predicted Silicon Valley of crypto, just received a huge herd of digital currency enthusiasts throwing buzzwords like wildfire at Bitcoin’s biggest cryptocurrency conference. The nearly $ 30,000 drop felt from April to May obviously didn’t cool anyone’s mind, even after Elon Musk made a 180-degree turn. With more and more institutional investors... Read More

CryptoTradeCorp – Can You Trust Them?

by on June 12, 2021 0
Website URL: Based: 2021 Regulations: No regulation Languages: English Deposit Methods: Unknown Minimum deposit: $ 250 Free demo account: No Number of assets: Over 180 (Unspecified) Types of assets: Fiat Currencies, Digital Currencies, Commodities, Stocks, Indices Trading accounts and conditions Here is the list of trading accounts offered by this broker: Startup Account:... Read More

Q2 unveils a new innovation studio solution

by on June 9, 2021 0
AUSTIN, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: QTWO), a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and credit, today announced the launch of its new Q2 Innovation Studio solution to help banks and credit unions to quickly and efficiently deliver differentiated experiences to their end users. Built on Q2’s flexible,... Read More

Indian Foreign Currency Reserves Will Help Global Fallout From Tide, RBI Says

by on June 4, 2021 0
By all indications, India’s foreign exchange reserves have exceeded $ 600 billion, said central bank chief Shaktikanta Das, a huge buffer that will help protect Asia’s third-largest economy from global fallout and volatile external flows. Earlier this year, the country’s foreign exchange reserves briefly overtaken that of Russia to become the fourth The Reserve... Read More

What is Ripple? What is XRP? – Adviser Forbes UK

by on May 30, 2021 0
Ripple is a money transfer network designed to meet the needs of the financial services industry. XRP, a cryptocurrency designed to run on the Ripple network, is consistently listed among the top five cryptocurrencies by market cap. What is Ripple? Ripple is a payment settlement system and currency exchange network capable of processing transactions... Read More


by on May 29, 2021 0
ATG PRESS RELEASE: HAWAII’S ATTORNEY GENERAL JOINS COALITION OF 47 LAWYERS GENERAL DEMANDING CONGRESS SUPPORT FOR FRAUD AND SCAM REDUCTION ACT Posted on May 28, 2021 in Latest News, Press Room HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors has joined a coalition of 47 attorneys general urging congressional leaders to support the Fraud... Read More

South Carolina AG backs legislation to help protect against elder fraud Local crime and police news

by on May 26, 2021 0
The South Carolina attorney general has joined a coalition urging Congress to support legislation to protect seniors from elder fraud. Alan Wilson, SC attorney general, joined a coalition of 47 attorneys general to urge congressional leaders to support the Fraud and Scam Reduction Act. The law, which includes the Stop Senior Scam Act and... Read More

The Effects of COVID-19 on Residential Mortgages | Burr & Forman

by on March 23, 2021 0
Amid a myriad of economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, mortgage lenders and service workers are struggling to adapt to new moratoria and regulations affecting residential mortgages. First, pursuant to an order of March 18, 2020 from the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Coronavirus Assistance, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)... Read More

Unity Bank Provides $ 130 Million in PPP Loans, Saving

by on March 23, 2021 0
CLINTON, NJ, April 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Gary Shiman, co-owner and executive vice president of Renovation of the Bellari house Branchburg, is one of nearly 1,000 companies to receive more than $ 130 million in Unity Bank loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the special funding initiative designed... Read More