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Take route to financial wellbeing – Business Daily

Take route to financial wellbeing – Business Daily

Personal Finance Take route to financial wellbeing Monday, March 25, 2019 22:00 By NDIRANGU NGUNJIRI Keeping track of expenses, making a budget, and sticking to it are important skills to financial wellness. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Money plays a critical role in our lives and not having enough of it impacts health as well as […]

Stocks rise, Treasury yields fall after Mueller report results – Yahoo Finance

Stocks rise, Treasury yields fall after Mueller report results – Yahoo Finance

U.S. stocks were slightly higher during a choppy session as investors continued to digest global growth concerns and the results of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-anticipated report, which found no proof of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential elections. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose 0.07%, or 1.9 points, as of […]

Brexit: PM under pressure over Commons Brexit votes

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May is due to make a statement on Brexit to MPs later, which will be followed by a debate on next steps. MPs are then expected to vote on a series of alternatives to the prime minister’s Brexit deal. Ministers were feeling “more positive” about being able to hold a […]

Smacking ban in Wales a step closer with bill published

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK Attorney General could intervene if he believes the bill exceeds the Welsh Government’s powers A ban on smacking children is a step closer after the Welsh Government published a bill removing “reasonable punishment” as a defence. If passed by the assembly, it will be made law and […]

Brexit votes: Why does Speaker shout ‘Order, Order’?

Ayes and noes. Free Votes. Unlock! What are all the peculiar things MPs shout in Parliament, and what do they all mean? The BBC’s Azana Francis explains some of the jargon of politics. Brexit votes: Why does Speaker shout ‘Order, Order’?}

Lib Dem MP Layla Moran slapped partner at conference

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Layla Moran said she had permission from her former partner to share the story Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has admitted slapping her then-boyfriend at a party conference in 2013, leading to them both being arrested. Ms Moran, the MP for Oxford West and Abingdon and tipped as a […]

Kezia Dugdale’s homophobia claim about blogger’s tweet ‘absurd’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kezia Dugdale said she was “shocked and appalled” by Stuart Campbell’s tweet A blogger who has taken former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale to court said it was “absurd” to interpret one of his tweets as homophobic. Stuart Campbell, who runs the blog Wings Over Scotland, is suing the […]

What are Green Bonds and how 'green' Is green? – Independent Online

What are Green Bonds and how 'green' Is green? – Independent Online

Picture: Chris Vietri Trillions of dollars of investment are needed to combat global warming. Enter green bonds, a way for issuers to raise money specifically for environmentally friendly projects — such as renewable energy or clean transport — and to be able to boast about it publicly. Fund managers also like the notes as a […]

Blacksburg asks Montgomery County for OBMS financial help – Roanoke Times

Blacksburg asks Montgomery County for OBMS financial help – Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG — Montgomery County is being asked to become involved again with the old Blacksburg Middle School site. Town Mayor Leslie Hager-Smith said this past week that a request for funding has been issued to the county, the site’s previous owner. The property’s future is still not set due significantly to ongoing negotiations over exactly […]

What will the next financial services inquiry need to look at? – The Australian Financial Review

What will the next financial services inquiry need to look at? – The Australian Financial Review

The removal of  government intervention and regulated cross-subsidies left an open system regulated principally through monetary policy and prudential supervision. But what would then be the new basis of competition, and the likelihood of systemic risk? The Wallis Committee between 1996 and 1997 was charged with assessing progress of the deregulated system, in particular the […]