First-Time Homebuyers, These 8 Loan Programs Can Save You Money

First-Time Homebuyers, These 8 Loan Programs Can Save You Money

Buying your first house can feel like an overwhelming process — but it doesn’t have to be. Our guide to loan programs for first-time homebuyers will help you understand the myriad steps involved in the home-buying process. There’s a lot to consider — from figuring out the best mortgage type to partnering with the right

Tanzania: Hope As Tips Set to Reduce Cost of Mobile Money Transactions

Tanzania: Hope As Tips Set to Reduce Cost of Mobile Money Transactions

PREPARATIONS for the launch of Tanzania Instant Payment System (TIPS), which is set to significantly reduce the cost of mobile money transactions and other digital financial services, is now at advanced stages, the Central Bank Governor, Prof Florens Luoga has said. Prof Luoga said in Arusha yesterday that the interoperable payment system was part of

3 Things Every Business Owner Should Know About International Money Transfers

3 Things Every Business Owner Should Know About International Money Transfers

There’s no denying that 2020 was one of the hardest years for business owners in recent memory. With multiple lockdowns, closed borders, social distancing and a huge number of other protocols to contend with, it’s been a turbulent time for many business owners. While some industries were less impacted than others, every single sector of

Bike ride will raise money for Black businesses, nonprofits

Bike ride will raise money for Black businesses, nonprofits

An organization plans to bike about 375 miles to raise money to help Black-owned businesses and nonprofits. Black Leaders Detroit hosts the seven-day ride from Detroit to Mackinaw City called the BLD: Ride for Equity.  The group plans to leave from Detroit at 8 a.m. Sunday. “Black leadership in Detroit still not having the same level of access

How Video Games Can Level Up Kids’ Money Skills | Business

How Video Games Can Level Up Kids’ Money Skills | Business

Getty Images Kimberly Palmer Every few days, my 8-year-old son, Neal, asks if he can “earn something” on Roblox, a popular online video game platform. That’s his way of suggesting I buy him Robux, the platform’s currency, in exchange for him doing a chore or extra academic assignment. While I usually decline these requests, his

How Much Money Should You Have In Your Business Accounts?

How Much Money Should You Have In Your Business Accounts?

Many business professionals believe it’s wise to have a substantial amount of money on hand for urgent transactions. However, others think keeping cash on hand is an ineffective wealth distribution strategy. Regardless of your preference, you may still want to know how much money you need to have in your business accounts. Determining how much

After George Floyd’s death, big business pledged nearly  billion for racial justice. This is where the money is going.

After George Floyd’s death, big business pledged nearly $50 billion for racial justice. This is where the money is going.

After the murder of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests, corporate America acknowledged it could no longer stay silent and promised to take an active role in confronting systemic racism. From Silicon Valley to Wall Street, companies proclaimed “Black lives matter.” JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon adopted the posture of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protests

Pacaso Is Turning Houses Into Corporations : Planet Money : NPR

Pacaso Is Turning Houses Into Corporations : Planet Money : NPR

Brad Day and his neighbors in California’s Sonoma Valley have noticed a real estate startup is turning houses in their community into limited liability corporations. A group has formed to oppose the company’s moves. Day’s favorite sign reads, “The Pacaso house is the big one on the right with no soul.” Brad Day hide caption