Finance

8 Financial Choices You’ll Regret in 5 Years

Financial success will come easier if you can avoid these common mistakes. More If your goal is getting ahead financially, the formula for success is simple: Maximize tax-advantaged retirement accounts early, boost your savings with a Roth or traditional individual retirement account, choose investments you feel comfortable with and avoid debt like the plague. If you do those four things, ... Read More »

Finance Secretary interacts with US investors to woo BFSI investments

Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa Indian Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa met major US-based funds and global institutional investors at a conference held in New York to woo investments into the country’s Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector, an official statement said on Tuesday. “Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa interacted with renowned US-based funds and global institutional investors with interests in the ... Read More »

DONDO MOGAJANE NEW ACTING DG OF FINANCE

Dondo Mogajane. Picture: Linkedin. CAPE TOWN – Dondo Mogajane has been appointed acting Director General of Finance following the resignation of Lungisa Fuzile. Fuzile quit the post last month after 19 years at Treasury following the axing of finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says Fuzile leaves the institution having built a formidable team. Fuzile has served his ... Read More »

9 Bookkeeping Apps Your Small Business Needs to Succeed

One of the most common causes of business failure is inadequate financing. But, let’s be honest, sending out invoices, keeping track of expenses, doing the weekly payroll and filing taxes can be incredibly challenging when your mind is on business growth. No matter how vital these tasks, they are tedious and can consume more of your time and resources than ... Read More »

Budgeting for Newlyweds: Figuring Out Family Finance

The weeks and months after your wedding are meant to be bliss, so don’t let money conflicts get in the way of things. Crafting a budget with your new spouse, or better yet, your spouse-to-be, will help ensure you face new family finances as a team. The basics of building a budget are similar whether you’re married or not. You ... Read More »

THINGS I LEARNED ABOUT FINANCE BROS BY (BRIEFLY) DATING A FINANCE BRO

PHOTOGRAPH BY MARY CYBULSKI / PARAMOUNT PICTURES / EVERETT   It’s not that they’re actually ever mad at the valet. They just want him to learn. And, when you think about it, they’re really doing him a favor. You could even call it “broblesse oblige.” They do. The point is, never ever bend a Porsche key. * There is an ... Read More »

United Airlines to tie executive pay to customer satisfaction

Two weeks after a passenger was violently dragged from one its planes, United Airlines says it is to link pay more closely to customer satisfaction. The US company has also revealed its chief executive, Oscar Munoz, will now not become chairman, as anticipated. The airline has been under heavy scrutiny since video of the incident was shared worldwide. The executive ... Read More »

Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

Oil giant Exxon Mobil will not be allowed to resume drilling in Russia after US President Donald Trump vowed to uphold sanctions. The US Treasury Department said that, after talks with Mr Trump, it would not waive trade sanctions on Russia for US firms seeking to restart work. It had been reported that Exxon, the world’s largest publicly traded oil ... Read More »

Six partners to leave Freshfields this month as part of finance restructuring

Six finance partners will leave Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer at the end of this month, while two others will be deequitised from the partnership, as the firm completes a restructuring of its global finance practice. Five of the partners leaving the firm are based in London, while one is based in New York. In London, they include City aviation finance partner ... Read More »

Biggest share of UK lenders since 2008 plan to tighten supply of consumer credit – Bank of England

More British lenders plan to rein in the supply of credit to consumers in the next three months than at any time since the 2008/09 financial crisis, according to a Bank of England survey that may add to concerns about the economic outlook ahead of Brexit. A net balance of 18.8 percent of British lenders expect to tighten the availability ... Read More »