Personal Finance News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/personal-finance.xml News on Personal Finance continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/the-closing-of-63-sams-club-stores-has-big-implications-for-small-business?fromrss=1 Security guards outside the Sam's Club on Route 59 in Naperville speak to a customer about the store being closed Thursday and closing for good on Jan. 26. Security guards outside the Sam's Club on Route 59 in Naperville speak to a customer about the store being closed Thursday and closing for good on Jan. 26. Last week, Walmart announced that it would be closing 63 of its under-performing Sam's Club stores at various locations throughout the country. While most of the news centered around the thousands of employees who would be affected by the decision, there's also another significant group of people who will also be negatively impacted: hundreds, even thousands of local small businesses.

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The Orlando Sentinel Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:35:56 GMT 1801156QINPK 0
Liz Weston: What good financial advice looks like http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/liz-weston-what-good-financial-advice-looks-like?fromrss=1 This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com . Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals.

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Daily Times Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:07:43 GMT 1801156DEUON 0
Home sales and average prices rose in December ahead of stricter mortgage tests http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/home-sales-and-average-prices-rose-in-december-ahead-of-stricter-mortgage-tests?fromrss=1 National home sales rose 4.5 per cent in December from the month before as buyers scrambled to nab homes ahead of stricter mortgage regulations coming into effect, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday. The organization's monthly report said the number of homes on the market also jumped up by 3.3 per cent between November and December.

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680News Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:46:45 GMT 1801154UTJ9D 0
Carillion asked Government for A 20 million lifeline to stave off collapse http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/carillion-asked-government-for-a-20-million-lifeline-to-stave-off-collapse?fromrss=1 Construction giant Carillion asked the Government to provide funds of A 20 million to help it secure more money from the banks and avoid going into liquidation, it has been claimed. Talks were held throughout the weekend between Government ministers and company officials in a bid to keep Carillion in business, but they broke up on Sunday evening without a deal.

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Andover Advertiser Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:04:18 GMT 1801156H93DC 0
Carillion asked the Government for 20m to help it secure more funds from banks http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/carillion-asked-the-government-for-20m-to-help-it-secure-more-funds-from-banks?fromrss=1 Construction giant Carillion asked the Government to provide funds of A 20 million to help it secure more money from the banks and avoid going into administration, it is claimed. Talks were held throughout the weekend between Government ministers and company officials in a bid to keep Carillion in business, but they broke up on Sunday evening without a deal.

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Somerset County Gazette Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:04:17 GMT 1801155KMBDS 0
Business Breakfast LIVE: Carillion enters liquidation putting 20,000 jobs at risk http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/business-breakfast-live-carillion-enters-liquidation-putting-20-000-jobs-at-risk?fromrss=1 I'm Jonathon Manning and I'm running the live blog this week, to bring you updates on all the breaking business news from across the North East and beyond. This live blog covers the latest big stories from the North East business community as well as national news and FTSE announcements - anything and everything from the world of business basically.

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Chronicle Live Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:33:48 GMT 1801155BT22U 0
Where California ranks for women-owned businesses http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/where-california-ranks-for-women-owned-businesses?fromrss=1 Bianca Vobecky, president and CEO of Vobecky Enterprises in Glendora, started her construction and trucking business in 2006. She's a success story in California, which has been ranked as the fourth best state for women-owned businesses.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:09:34 GMT 1801148BLDOR 0
Vastned Retail N.V. announces its intention to make a voluntary and... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/vastned-retail-n-v-announces-its-intention-to-make-a-voluntary-and?fromrss=1 Vastned Retail N.V. announces its intention to make a voluntary and conditional public takeover bid for all shares in Vastned Retail Belgium NV of 57.50 per share in cash Vastned Retail N.V. announces its intention to make a voluntary and conditional public takeover bid of 57.50 per share in cash for all not owned shares in Vastned Retail Belgium NV. Vastned Retail N.V. , which directly and indirectly holds 65.49% of the shares in Vastned Retail Belgium NV , has announced its intention to make a voluntary and conditional takeover bid of 57.50 per share in cash for all the shares in Vastned Retail Belgium that it does not hold.

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PR-inside.com Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:41:10 GMT 18011417UJD6 0
Common scams to take your money and how to avoid them http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/common-scams-to-take-your-money-and-how-to-avoid-them?fromrss=1 Document fraud, IRS cons, fake sweepstakes or other prizes and virtual kidnappings are some of the biggest scams designed to part you and your money. Billionaire founder of the Virgin group Richard Branson telling Reuters he was targeted by a con artist posing as British Defense Minister Michael Fallon who tried to get $5 million in a supposed secret ransom payment.

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USA Today Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:13:04 GMT 180114GMOPHB 0
Seattle and Alberta offer lessons for Ontario on 'Fight for $15' min wage hike http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/seattle-and-alberta-offer-lessons-for-ontario-on-fight-for-15-min-wage-hike?fromrss=1 Protests, labour unrest and a public feud between Tim Hortons and the premier of Ontario have erupted in the wake of the province's recent minimum wage hike, raising questions about the wisdom of raising the standard by 30 per cent in just two years. The experiences of Alberta and Seattle, two jurisdictions that share Ontario's $15 an hour goal, offer some lessons on how to adjust to a higher minimum wage: that is, if Ontario businesses can weather the short-term storm.

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The Chronicle-Journal Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:51:17 GMT 1801141KOP38 0
Never put college savings ahead of retirement http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/never-put-college-savings-ahead-of-retirement?fromrss=1 It's not unusual for savings to fall by the wayside among low- to middle-income U.S. households. After all, when you're barely earning enough to cover the bills, setting money aside for other goals can be a challenge, to say the least.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:20:55 GMT 1801140VB9IN 0
Voter fraud and the right to cast honest ballots http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/voter-fraud-and-the-right-to-cast-honest-ballots?fromrss=1 In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, right, introduces one of the speakers at a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in Manchester, N.H. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, center, and former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell, left, also attend.

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Press-Telegram Sun, 14 Jan 2018 07:00:23 GMT 1801130UOFMU 1
Tears and panic as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/tears-and-panic-as-false-missile-alert-unnerves-hawaii?fromrss=1 Panic and confusion swept Hawaii on Saturday as a mistaken alert about a ballistic missile attack spread across the Pacific U.S. state, sending residents and tourists scrambling for shelter and questioning why an all-clear was not issued faster. Rhonda Ramirez and Michael Sterling, both 56 and from Los Angeles, were staying at a hotel in the Waikiki tourist district when the state emergency agency issued the bogus alert at 8:07 a.m. HAST .

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Reuters Sun, 14 Jan 2018 02:44:47 GMT 180113G7VLHP 0
How do you pay off all that credit card debt? http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/how-do-you-pay-off-all-that-credit-card-debt?fromrss=1 The cold reality is credit card debt hit a record $1.02 trillion in November, according to figures released by the Federal Reserve. And Americans racked up on average $1,054 in debt to treat others - and, frankly, themselves - during the holiday season, according to MagnifyMoney.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:25:28 GMT 18011378FII1 0
31 million people believe they'll still owe credit card debt when they die http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/31-million-people-believe-theyll-still-owe-credit-card-debt-when-they-die?fromrss=1 Survey: 35% of U.S. adults with credit card debt said they do not think they will ever get out of debt. With credit card debt hitting new records, some analysts are beginning to worry about the ability of many Americans to pay off rising debt levels.

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Evening Sun Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:01:01 GMT 180113MJ6811 0
B.C.'s 2017 home sales below 2016 record, but far above average says BCREA http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/b-c-s-2017-home-sales-below-2016-record-but-far-above-average-says-bcrea?fromrss=1 VANCOUVER _ The British Columbia Real Estate Association says fewer homes were sold across the province in 2017 compared with the year earlier, but it says prices were up and sales remained above 100,000 for the third straight year. The association's snapshot of 2017 residential sales shows 103,763 properties changed hands, down 7.5 per cent from the 2016 record of 112,211.

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Canadian Business Magazine Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:37:27 GMT 180113R9JP60 0
Canadian banks raise fixed mortgage rates, variable rates could soon follow http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/01/canadian-banks-raise-fixed-mortgage-rates-variable-rates-could-soon-follow?fromrss=1 Several Canadian banks have increased their fixed-rate mortgage rates amid rising yields on the bond market and a strengthening economy, changes economists said could have repercussions for the housing market. As of Friday, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank and CIBC said they had raised rates between 10- and 15-basis-points.

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Canadian Business Magazine Sat, 13 Jan 2018 09:01:50 GMT 1801135NO752 0