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People shop for Christmas trinkets in Bryant Park's Winter Village

Small businesses and buyers return to holiday markets | Finance & Trade

NEW YORK — On a recent evening in early November, shoppers at New York’s Bryant Park Holiday Market were in the holiday spirit long before Black Friday. The smell of pine drifted from the stalls of candle vendors, people bought gingerbread cookies and hot apple cider, and ice skaters swirled around the ice rink in …

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Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records was patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from posting that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Yelagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once contained a flaw so easily exploitable that hackers managed to capture 5.4 million user details. Now, according to reports …

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RetirementInvestments acquires Personal income.org, a personal finance brand for new investors

RetirementInvestments acquires Personal income.org, a personal finance brand for new investors

RetirementInvestments continues its mission to empower individuals to make their own financial decisions MIAMI, November 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RetirementInvestments.com, a website dedicated to teaching consumers how to become financially savvy by empowering them to make their own financial decisions, has acquired Personal income.org, a personal finance brand for new investors. There is an element …

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Is money a weapon to control your spouse?  This financial abuse can destroy your marriage.

Is money a weapon to control your spouse? This financial abuse can destroy your marriage.

Progress has been slow, but American society’s openness to marriage norms and money issues continues to evolve. Married couples now include the LGBTQ+ community and 38% of breadwinners are women. I share this because gender norms are becoming less normal, which actually means no one is immune to the possibility of a spouse using money …

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Kimberly Palmer: Vacation survival tips from 5 finance professionals

Kimberly Palmer: Vacation survival tips from 5 finance professionals

For Ryan Decker, surviving the holiday shopping season is all about planning ahead. In fact, if he sees a gift for one of his two young sons in March, he’ll go ahead and buy it, instead of rushing through his shopping list in December. “It eases the burden a lot,” he says, making his December …

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How a 28-year-old is turning the 'masculine, pale, stale' personal finance industry into everyone's 'Rich BFF'

How a 28-year-old is turning the ‘masculine, pale, stale’ personal finance industry into everyone’s ‘Rich BFF’

Vivian Tu, the 28-year-old TikToker behind Your Rich BFF, knows how to explain private equity to her 2.2 million followers through a lens they can relate to: Kim Kardashian. “Kim K’s foray into private equity is going to make her a multi-billionaire while using other people’s money,” Tu kicks off the video in her typical …

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DeFi Sparks New Investment Despite Market Turmoil: Finance Redefined

DeFi Sparks New Investment Despite Market Turmoil: Finance Redefined

Welcome to Finance Redefined, your weekly dose of essential decentralized finance (DeFi) news – a newsletter designed to bring you significant developments over the past week. The prolonged crypto winter, aided by the collapse of FTX, has prevented investors from backing a new protocol that merges DeFi and the forex market. A new DeFi protocol …

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Personal Finance Apps Market

Personal Finance Apps Market Reaches New Level | Venmo, Mint, Wally, Doxo

personal finance app market The latest independent research paper on Global Personal Finance Apps examines investments in the market. It describes how companies deploying these technologies in various industry verticals aim to explore their potential to become major disruptors. The Personal Finance Applications study eludes valuable strategic reviews and assessments, including generic market trends, emerging …

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Investment: Active or Passive?

Investment: Active or Passive?

The merits of active and passive investing have been debated for years. On average, 35% of active equity funds outperformed their passive counterpart in the 12 months ending June this year, according to Morningstar’s Asset/Liability Barometer, which tracks the performance of 30,000 European-domiciled funds managing €7 billion (£6 billion) in assets. Active and passive: the …

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