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Vitesse Closes $26M Series B Funding

UK-based FinTech Vitesse has secured $26 million in Series B funding, the company announced on Thursday (February 10th). This latest round will allow the global payment, liquidity and treasury management platform to connect with the growing digitalization of the insurance industry in Europe and the United States, the company said. …

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Nine-year-old Khloe Joiner’s mission to donate £1million

To celebrate black history in February, CNBC + Acorns Invest in You: Ready. Together. Grow. spotlights everyday Americans who are investing in neighborhoods, schools and small businesses to create a better financial future. In January, CNBC asked readers to name people in their communities making revolutionary change. A Book and …

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How Your Security Software Can Also Protect Your Identity

Protecting your security online is an ever-evolving art. As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, your credentials aren’t the only things they want. Today’s digital thieves are looking for ways to use your identity to commit fraud and other criminal activity. A report estimates that consumers lost $56 billion to identity theft …

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‘The OC’ and ‘Gotham’ Star Ben McKenzie Thinks Celebrities Need to Stop Talking About Crypto and Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency has been the subject of a multitude of news stories throughout the year, with more and more variants appearing, attracting additional media coverage. And now a celebrity is doing the opposite of most… Ben McKenzie tells celebrities to stop talking about cryptocurrency. Celebrities have pushed and supported a wide …

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CFPB Seeks Comments on Consumer Industry Fees

Related practices and jurisdictions Thursday, February 3, 2022 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) continued to strengthen its regulatory oversight of the consumer financial services market. On January 26, 2022, the CFPB published an initiative seeking public input on so-called “unwanted fees” in consumer financial services. According to the CFPB, …

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Dollar to Naira exchange rate / Black market rate – Naira opens at ₦415.18

Tuesday February 1, 2022: Here is the information on the exchange rate of the dollar against the naira at the official and black market exchange rate. Read Naija News update on official dollar rates as well as Black market rates, Bureau de change (BDC) rates, and CBN rate. The official …

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Online Payday Loans Market Expected to Generate Explosive Revenues by 2026

Global Online Payday Loans Market Report – Professional Analysis of Production and Consumption (Impact of COVID-19) is the latest research study published by Market Intellix assessing the market, highlighting opportunities, risk analysis and supporting strategic and tactical decision making. The influencing factors of growth and regulations regarding the use of …

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Why banks are eliminating overdraft fees | Personal finance

“Overdraft fees are deeply unpopular with consumers, and consumers now have more choice,” says Leigh Phillips, CEO of fintech nonprofit SaverLife and chairman of the Consumer Advisory Board of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. “Previously, they only had mainstream options like banks and credit unions or fringe services like payday …

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Equifax: Head of the Equifax Foundation talks about financial inclusion with Authority Magazin…

At the heart of Equifax’s goal is to help people live their best financial lives. That’s why we’re constantly innovating our solutions to promote greater financial inclusion and empower consumers to take charge of their financial situation. Recently, our very own David Stiffler, Chairman of the Equifax Foundation and our …

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Using payday loans during the COVID-19 pandemic

On a day-to-day basis, paying bills can be a real challenge for most individuals and households. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial situation has worsened, highlighting the need for most people to obtain emergency cash. Payday loans give you access to short-term funds, but usually at a higher interest …

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Ethics watchdog releases report on payday loan industry lobbying

It’s become a cycle of desperation for low-income residents with bad credit scores: They take out a high-interest installment loan to get by in tough times and soon rack up an unmanageable burden. They pay off old debts with new loans at rates up to 175%. For years, state legislators …

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Free government COVID-19 tests now available to order for delivery

JThe government website where you can order four free COVID-19 home tests and have them shipped to your door is now live and available. Starting today, January 18, you can visit a new federally run website, COVIDtests.gov, and book rapid at-home COVID-19 tests for free. The United States Postal Service …

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California company to pay $1.5 million for illegally obtaining financial data from millions of consumers

A Santa Monica company that allegedly tricked millions of consumers into providing sensitive information under the guise of connecting them with lenders will pay $1.5 million in civil penalties imposed by the Federal Trade Commission. ITMedia Solutions LLC, which specializes in lead generation, will also face restrictions on its sale …

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Four million payday and home loan customers from Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma must request repayments NOW

MORE than four million payday and home loan customers are being asked to request any repayments that may be owed to them. If you were mis-sold a loan by Provident, Greenwood, or Satsuma, you might be in line for compensation, even if you’ve already paid it back. 1 Provident, Greenwood …

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Woodbridge woman plans wedding as COVID delays cancer surgery

Breadcrumb Links Toronto and the GTA Cassandra Dimaria (right), 30, from Woodbridge, is seen here with her cousin Vanessa Pilieci (left). Photo by Fourni Content of the article Against all odds, Cassandra Dimaria remains calm and understanding. Advertising This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content …

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The future of FinTech in 2022

Financial institutions are looking for new ways to generate income while providing more personalized customer service. Financial Technology or Fintech is a great solution that can help them do both. Fintech companies make it easier for people to monitor their investments, save money by analyzing their spending habits, and find …

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Residents ‘Freeze, Face Homelessness’ After Energy Bills Triple

Manchester residents found themselves ‘frozen or homeless’ after their energy supplier raised prices by 300%. The hugely inflated bills hit people living in a building in New Islington, central Manchester, after their former supplier CNG Energy took office in November. All residents of the building must use the same boiler …

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Upcoming Netflix Original Movies You Need To Know

When he was doing teen comedies like “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” and “Step Brothers” few expected longtime Will Ferrell collaborator Adam McKay to become one of the most critical critics. fierce of American culture. “The Big Short and” Vice “retained McKay’s signature sense of humor, but used it …

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WANJIRU GICHOHI – The African research assistant as a hunter-gatherer: an insider’s perspective

Download PDFPrint the article Fatma Alloo’s activism developed in the decades following Tanzania’s independence in 1961, when she worked as a journalist under Julius Nyerere, or Mwalimu, the first president of Tanzania; co-founded the women’s rights group Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA) in 1987; and co-founded the vibrant Zanzibar International …

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Greatest A24 Movies of All Time

Can the box office success of “Ex Machina” be attributed to Oscar Isaac’s dancing? After all, the fetish actor who swung his arms and hips at a groovy beat has become a must-have GIF. In a way, the answer is yes, but only because this scene symbolizes the memorable tone …

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Lizzie Borden finally gets her due

Lizzie Borden, the filmmaker named after the 19th-century woman acquitted of her parents’ ax murder, has always been a self-proclaimed rebel. Appearing in the downtown New York art scene in the 1970s, she embarked on an artistic practice that embraced unpredictability, endurance and otherness. His critically acclaimed 1983 cult film, …

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The pros of the genre make Outré a mainstream

At this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the genre fare will mark its rise to the main stage as “Titanium” by Julia Ducournau (pictured above) will be launched in competition with secure distribution in over 11 international territories, while the Marché du Film and Fantasia are re-teaming for the third Frontiers …

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Shopify Removes Trump Affiliate Online Stores

President Trump will need to find a new online platform to sell derivatives to his supporters. On Thursday, the e-commerce platform Shopify took two online stores affiliated with the president offline in response to Wednesday’s riot on the United States Capitol. Visiting them today brings up an error message saying: …

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Foxconn to manufacture electric SUVs with Byton

BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple assembler Foxconn and Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone have agreed to start building electric sports utility vehicles in 2022 for cash-strapped Chinese start-up Byton, said Foxconn said in a statement Monday. Young Liu, chairman of Foxconn, said in the statement that the partnership with Byton …

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