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Technology Takes Advantage In Private Banking: The Future In Managing Personal Finance; Downturn of Swiss Banks Salvaged?

With the downturn of Swiss economy, banks need to reinvent themselves to attract new investors. Schmoozers are facing this challenge.

Jun 01, 2015 08:49 AM EDT

Amazon pays $16M tax in Germany despite $11.9B profit; company starts tax honesty in 4 European countries

Amazon has paid $16 million of tax in Germany. This is in reference to the electronic retail company’s profit of $11.9 billion in the said country which they say is low. Amazon has also declared its sales in 4 European countries which would mean they would have to pay more taxes.

May 27, 2015 05:08 AM EDT

MasterCard Send via P2P magic offers instant transactions within seconds

MasterCard Send is the newest P2P payment system that eliminates time and network boundaries. It is expected to close digitized monetary transactions in seconds.

May 27, 2015 02:31 AM EDT

Outsized U.S. stock gains may not be in the cards for 2015

The Federal Reserve still has its punchbowl out there as it tries to keep the economic growth party going, but investors in U.S. stocks might see less of a kick from it next year than they've seen in the past.

Nov 21, 2014 11:53 AM EST

Think holiday shopping’s ‘soulless?’ This Japanese trend can fix that

The times when Black Friday and Cyber Monday were one-day events are long gone. Data from search engine giant Google show that close to 90 percent of shoppers have turned these days into “mini-shopping-holidays,” rather than one-day events. But the Japanese, known for turning shopping into a fine art, may be pointing the way to yet another new trend in shopping.

Nov 21, 2014 11:49 AM EST

Medicare, ACA care and how to navigate during enrollment

This is enrollment season for two huge public health insurance programs: Medicare and the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges. For older Americans, the overlapping sign-up periods can lead to confusion and enrollment errors.

Nov 20, 2014 03:00 PM EST

A guide to figuring out your real cost of college

Many parents will not learn how much they must pay for their children's college education until financial aid packages arrive this spring. By then it may be too late to get a better deal.

Nov 17, 2014 12:13 PM EST

Five takeaways on retirement from the midterm elections

Retirement policy wasn’t on the ballot in last week's midterm elections. But the new political landscape could threaten the retirement security of middle-class households.

Nov 13, 2014 01:27 PM EST

How to give the gift of college this holiday season

Saving for college can be tough, but many families do not tap a potentially generous resource: relatives and friends.

Nov 10, 2014 10:35 AM EST

JPMorgan to cut 3,000 more jobs in retail bank unit

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) said it would cut more than 3,000 jobs than previously expected in its retail banking unit.

Nov 07, 2014 10:11 AM EST

Conquering fear, finding purpose: The secrets of an encore career

“You must do the thing you cannot do,” Eleanor Roosevelt once wrote. It’s the only way to overcome the fears we all face in doing something new, she thought, and take a leap into the unknown.

Nov 05, 2014 10:56 AM EST

U.S. students need more help dealing with loan companies

U.S. students are still largely on their own to protect themselves when they are struggling to repay their debt, despite the government's condemnation of some education loan servicers' unfair, deceptive and illegal practices.

Nov 04, 2014 10:38 AM EST

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