Monthly Archives: October 2021

Where to get the best rates on your savings amid rising inflation

Consumers are likely taking a sticker shock, as new government data shows annual inflation is rising at the fastest rate in more than 30 years. So-called headline inflation, including food and energy prices, rose at an annual rate of 4.4% in September, the fastest since 1991. With higher prices likely to stick around for the year. Now and with interest ...

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The vile lie | VICTOR DAVIS HANSON

In a controversial passage from Plato’s “Republic”, Socrates introduced the idea of ​​the “noble lie” (“gennaios pseudos”). Majestic fiction, he says, could sometimes serve society by persuading uninformed citizens of something good for them. Since then, many prevaricators have used the excuse that they lied for the common good. Take Dr Anthony Fauci, our referent on the COVID-19 epidemic. Fauci ...

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Does being an authorized user create credit?

You may have heard of the idea of ​​being an authorized user on a credit card. Or maybe someone asked you to be added as a user to your account. But does being an authorized user create credit? Here’s what you need to know. What it means to be an authorized user An authorized user is someone who has been ...

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LJD Week 2021 | FinTech and racial actions from a global perspective

Emerging technologies, and more specifically artificial intelligence (AI), have pervasive and global implications that are transforming entire economic sectors. Algorithms are becoming ubiquitous in our lives, as part of decision-making with far-reaching impacts in education, health, employment, but also access to credit and financial services, more generally. Financial technology (FinTech) is an umbrella term to describe a new technology that ...

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4 reasons I see budgets fail as a financial planner

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Have you ever set a budget but struggled to stick to it over time? Have you ever argued with your partner about expenses? Have you ever felt like random bills and expenses messing up your budget despite your best efforts? If so, you are not alone. ...

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SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP: conclusion of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a declarant, financial statements and supporting documents (Form 8-K)

Item 1.01 Conclusion of a Material Definitive Agreement. Show of Tower Securities At October 27, 2021, pursuant to the terms of a purchase contract (the “Purchase Agreement”) between SBA Senior Finance, LLC, indirect subsidiary of SBA communications company (the company “), Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as a trustee (the “Trustee”), and Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup World Markets Inc. and ...

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Federal Agencies Announce Speeding Up of Redlining Application | Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Department of Justice (DOJ) joined with other federal agencies in announcing an increased focus on fair lending issues. On October 22, 2021, the GM announcement a new initiative to crack down on “modern” redlining. The DOJ is partnering with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in this initiative, which ...

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Local high school and credit union celebrate five successful years of branch in school

When Jason Warren, Principal of Greenville Senior High School, contacted the Greenville Federal Credit Union in 2016, he wanted to provide his students with real-life experiences by introducing a fully functioning credit union branch in the school. Five years later, the success of the program has exceeded all expectations. Fully operated by high school students, “The Branch at Greenville High” ...

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Jervois secures $ 75 million support financing facility with Mercuria

Highlights: – Jervois Finland signed a facility agreement with Mercuria Energy Trading SA to borrow up to US $ 75 million, secured by its assets, including working capital. – Additional uncommitted tranche of US $ 75 million, which could potentially increase the facility to US $ 150 million. – The facility gives Jervois Finland the flexibility to finance future increases ...

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