Free personal finance classes can help you avoid expensive mistakes

Free personal finance classes can help you avoid expensive mistakes

(Pexels Photo) PHOENIX — When it comes to personal finance, a lack of knowledge can lead to expensive mistakes. That’s where the free MoneySKILL financial literacy program comes in. “The name speaks for itself. It’s to teach life skills about managing money,” Tim Stanley, board chair of the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation, told […]

How to keep on top of your personal finances in a growing economy

How to keep on top of your personal finances in a growing economy

CLOSE Which will earn you more over time: a traditional 401(k) or a Roth 401(k) retirement account? Wochit The popularity of 529 savings plans has fallen, but they still provide advantages for users saving for college.(Photo: Sezeryadigar/Getty Images) The economy has shifted into high gear, with corporate profits surging, bankruptcies and foreclosures tumbling and the […]

House Finance Committee passes $9.5 billion budget

House Finance Committee passes $9.5 billion budget

House Finance Committee passes $9.5 billion budget. (WJAR) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) —  Rhode Island’s House Finance Committee approved its version of the state budget late Friday night. The $9.5 billion package includes money to continue phasing out the Vehicle Excise Tax. It also approves legal sports betting at the Twin River Casino. The House budget […]

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

Litigation finance is booming. And as lawyers well know, with great expansion comes great… regulation. At last week’s most interesting conference on litigation finance, hosted by IMN, I learned about the latest developments at a panel entitled “Regulatory, Ethical, and Court-imposed Restrictions on Litigation Finance.” Moderator Daniel Saval, partner at Kobre & Kim, opened by […]

Rationalisation of GST on the cards: MoS finance

Rationalisation of GST on the cards: MoS finance

Hinting at further rationalisation in the goods and services tax (GST) structure, the minister of state (MoS) finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said that the government may come up with an announcement soon, ANI reported. He was speaking at the Delhi SME Finance Summit organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Various industry bodies including […]

KP finance director denies taking items

KP finance director denies taking items

NORFOLK — Police and the school department investigated allegations school finance director Larry Azer stole small items such as Pop-Tarts from King Philip Middle School, but the administrator said Wednesday the claims were false. Both the police department and an attorney, Sarah Spatafore, acting on behalf of the school administration, looked into reports Azer took […]

Police search French finance ministry in Macron chief of staff probe

Police search French finance ministry in Macron chief of staff probe

Jordan reels under pressure of the street – and Gulf monarchies Read more Kurdish forces to leave key Syrian town of Manbij Read more Rain halts French Open as Nadal drops first set since 2015 Read more Police search French ministry in Macron adviser probe Read more Tunisia’s interior minister fired after migrant shipwreck Read […]

Berlin finance board dcuts after hearing support of school programs at public hearing

Berlin finance board dcuts after hearing support of school programs at public hearing

BERLIN — Students rallied to the defense of a mental health program and residents supported services for the elderly and disabled, prompting the Board of Finance to reject further cuts to municipal funding and increase school funding beyond the allocation rejected by referendum on May 22. “We need to put party politics aside and fix this situation,” said resident […]

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