Donâ€™t hold your breath for the future of Wind Mobile. Despite posting consistent subscription growth to solidify its hold as the 4th in Canadaâ€™s wireless market, the carrierâ€™s owners have all but given up hope for its future. VimpelCom Ltd., the Amsterdam-based telecom conglomerate that in January raised eyebrows by its last-minute refusal to fund any Wind Mobile bids in ...Read More »
Donâ€™t hold your breath for the future of Wind Mo...
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfina...
I always wonder how people hand them over their mo...
Life is full of uncertainties, this we all know. T...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will, as part ...
(Reuters) - SomeÂ banksÂ may face fines or other p...
Even in the changing face of retirement (we're not...
You can tell a lot about somebody by the way they ...
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Mrs Sedina Tamakloe Attionu, has said her outfit has evolved a new strategy to encourage beneficiaries of its loans to venture into farming to serve as a major food stock for schools and institutions across the country. Mrs Attionu disclosed this when she paid a courtesy call ...Read More »
I always wonder how people hand them over their monies to an investment broker, or firm to invest for them without asking many questions about what type of investments or doing research on these firms. These advisors and certified financial planners decide mainly for us what to invest our hard earned money in. At the end; some of us are ...Read More »
Life is full of uncertainties, this we all know. The most disturbing aspect is when financial difficulties that you have not budged for arise. What are you to do? The whole issue about financial planning, saving for emergencies is to help equip you so that when those things happen, you have you boots, rain coat and an umbrella for a ...Read More »
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will, as part of its support for U.S. President Barack Obama's Power Africa initiative, deepen and expand its work in reforming the energy sector. Already a major investor in the energy sector, the AfDB will scale funding for energy production, transmission and distribution infrastructure, cross-border power pools, as well as government policy and regulatory reforms. ...Read More »
(Reuters) - SomeÂ banksÂ may face fines or other punishments for failure to spot abuses in their trade financeÂ businessÂ such as money laundering, sanctions busting or funding of terrorists, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday. A review ofÂ banks' trade finance by the FCA found about half of the 17 banks examined - which included four big British banks - had no clear ...Read More »
Even in the changing face of retirement (we're not just all sitting around, traveling, and playing golf anymore, but rather engaging in new careers), women are faced with a monetary gap. While the wage gap obviously has an impact on retirement, there are more factors at play that seem part of the "gotcha" for women of retirement age. So, what ...Read More »
You can tell a lot about somebody by the way they manage their money. So the latestÂ financial-disclosure detailsÂ from Barack and Michelle Obama provide fresh insights into the character of the worldâ€™s leading power couple. The Obamasâ€™ net worth is somewhere between $1.9 million and $6.9 million, according to disclosure rules that allow elected officials to report the value of their ...Read More »
Earning a living by doing what you love is an enviable achievement, andÂ Satomi KawakitaÂ is finding success in the jewelry world by doing just that. Working out of her studio in New York, she creates her own brand of delicately crafted jewelry, with a specialty in rings. From glass blower to diamond setter Growing up in Japan with her dressmaker mother, ...Read More »
There's a familiar but grating stereotype that women are frivolous when it comes to money (here's looking at you "Confessions of a Shopaholic," Lily Aldrin of "How I Met Your Mother" and many, many others). But new evidence suggests that women care a lot about managing their finances effectively -- they just aren't sure of the best way to go ...Read More »
By Ylan Q. Mui and Chris L. Jenkins The Great Recession carried special pain for black women like Jane Ladson. She had always been the one her family turned to when they needed help, and she didnâ€™t hesitate to give it. She helped pay for weddings and rent. She made room for her nephew when her brother died of AIDS. ...Read More »
This is message of hope to my Black women. A road to financial freedom less travelled by many of us. Many Black women feel the financial strains in this tough economy.Â Itâ€™s even worse when you are an immigrant; single mother, divorced or a widow. In 2009, I made up my mind that enough is enough; poverty and financial constraints ...Read More »