There’s no time like the present to take the plunge (Picture: Getty Images) For many of us, investing in stocks and shares is always something we can put off for another day. At times like this, when the stock market is volatile, it is tempting to wait until the picture looks clearer, while many would-be […]

Text size The tax-preparation company recently unveiled Spruce, a mobile-banking app. Cindy Ord/Getty Images As tax season gets under way, H&R Block is continuing its push to offer year-round financial solutions for its customers. Investors will get a look at how the process is going when the company reports its quarterly results on Tuesday. Just […]

Fitbit When you’re having a hard time finding the motivation to work out, sometimes all you need is someone (or something) to give you a kick in the pants to get a move on. Luckily, that is one of the many features of this midrange Fitbit, the Versa 3, which, according to CNET’s Vanessa Hand […]

Image source: The Motley Fool. Western Alliance Bancorp (NYSE:WAL)Q4 2021 Earnings CallJan 28, 2022, 12:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day, everyone. Welcome to Western Alliance Bancorp’s fourth quarter 2021 earnings call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. [Operator instructions] You may […]

The average overdraft fee costs consumers $35 per infraction, which makes it an inconvenient and frustrating part of day-to-day banking for many people. But some major banks — Capital One, Bank of America, Truist, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo — have made recent moves to reduce or eliminate overdraft fees for their customers. In 2019, […]

In the data-centric online ecosystem, it’s typical for app users to feel like they’re a product being sold to advertisers. The financial services app Klover is betting it can flip that dynamic by offering to compensate people for their data when they use the Klover app. Paying for data is one piece of Klover’s app, […]

Paper tickets will be phased out; pilot project planned for fall in Greater Victoria as old fare-box system becomes difficult to maintain B.C. Transit is taking a step into the future with an option for tap payment to board a bus. The corporation announced Wednesday that its new payment system, Umo, will include options for […]

news, property, savings, financial advice, new year’s resolutions, new year’s, savings goals, house deposit With each new year comes an opportunity to start afresh with savings goals, particularly for those in the market to buy a property. Financial advisor Nick Lucey of Nest Advisory Group and buyer’s agent Lloyd Edge of Aus Property Professionals share […]

Thanks to PayPal, paying for goods and services is now largely surmountable. You can pay a service provider halfway across the world, and they’ll receive it. If you are the seller or service provider, you can also use PayPal to receive payments for your goods and/or services. PayPal allows users to pay for services through […]

We get it – it sounds like a far-out concept. But here’s the deal: There are legit non-UK casinos that legally accept UK players, and which also let you deposit and withdraw using the Queen’s English pounds. They’re not easy to find, however.  But fear not: the good news is that we’ve hunted down the […]

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