Tag Archives: Finance

Want a Better, Safer World? Build a Finance Facility for Education

Students at the Kuje School near Abuja, Nigeria sit outside the classroom. (Photo courtesy of A World at School/Nick Cavanagh) The global education crisis can seem overwhelming. Today, there are 263 million children and young people throughout the world who are not in school, and 60 million of them live in dangerous emergencies. Fast forward to 2030, and our world ... Read More »

Study: ‘Education Finance In NH Heading To A Rural Crisis’

Colebrook Academy is pictured. New study shows rural towns like Colebrook, Hinsdale, Greenville, Lancaster, Berlin, Northumberland, and Newport – assuming nothing else changes – “will have to increase their tax rates by as much as 10 percent even before allowing for cost increases in other areas.” CONCORD — Nearly 30 years ago Claremont, Allenstown, Pittsfield, Franklin and Lisbon sued the ... Read More »

Personal finance education is vital to our children’s success

Financial Advisor, founder of Investor’s Resource, specializes in holistic wealth management for owners, professionals, and other high net worth individuals. www.invresource.com – Investor’s Resource, 100 Essex Court, Suite C, Madison, AL 35806 If you read the current news about personal finance, it will come as no surprise that a majority of kids and teens in the United States are not well-versed in ... Read More »

Brexit: Europe’s new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

. The European Union is preparing the ground for a raid on one of the crown jewels of British business. The bloc proposed rules on Tuesday that would give it the power to force a large slice of London’s financial services to move out of the city after Brexit, putting at risk an estimated 83,000 jobs. Despite not using the ... Read More »

ECN Capital to buy Service Finance for C$410 million

Canadian commercial financing company ECN Capital Corp (ECN.TO) said on Thursday it would buy U.S.-based Service Finance Holdings LLC for C$410 million ($304 million) in cash. ECN Capital offers financial services to rail and commercial aviation markets, while privately held Service Finance Holdings lends for home improvement projects in the United States. Toronto-based ECN Capital sold its U.S. commercial and ... Read More »

UK Conservative Charged With Campaign Finance Offence Ahead Of June Election

The Conservative party maintains that the charges are ‘unfounded’ (Reuters) LONDON: A member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, who beat leading Brexit figure Nigel Farage in the 2015 parliamentary election, was charged with breaking that campaign’s expenses rules on Friday, a week before a fresh national vote. The allegations come as an embarrassment for May ahead of next ... Read More »

GST To Create 5 Lakh New Jobs For Candidates With Skills In IT, Finance

Post GST implementation, India would need at least 5 lakh IT professionals having knowledge of finance. HIGHLIGHTS Government wants youth to be job-provider, not job-seeker, says minister It is focused to provide entrepreneurship skills, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy Government expects to roll out GST from July 1 Indore: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv ... 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 »

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 »