Finance

Trustpilot consumer insights: Companies that give back and consumer expectations on building a better world

A lot has changed in terms of how consumers want to spend their money and what drives them to shop with a specific brand. Until recently, things like price, desirable product features, or good customer service were factors that gave brands enough competitive edge to win over their share of the market. With new challenger brands springing up left and ... Read More »

You’ve divested your stake. Now make the money work for you. Here’s how

Over the last decade, there has been an increasing trend in liquidity events for family businesses and new-found entrepreneurs. With a growing and vibrant venture capital and private equity industry and buoyant capital markets, clients often ask how to prepare for a liquidity event—ie an acquisition, merger, IPO, or any other action that allows founders and early investors to cash ... Read More »

20 Financial Bloggers Share Their Secrets To Running A Successful Blog

The blogging business is booming and the financial space is no exception. Personal finance bloggers often start by documenting their own personal financial journeys and sharing money-saving advice. For some, those journeys lead to a successful business. For the past decade, the Plutus Awards has been recognizing these creators with an annual ceremony and award season that puts the focus on excellence ... Read More »

Ex-ante Climate Finance information post-2020 (Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement)

 1st High-level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance under the CMA Date: 8 November 2021 Time: 15:00 – 18:00 (UTC+1) Venue: Cairn Gorm, Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland More information on the HLMD Biennial In-session Workshop on Information to be provided by Parties in accordance with Article 9, paragraph 5, of the Paris Agreement. Summary report by the secretariat The secretariat ... Read More »

The COP26 meeting in Glasgow may usher in a new era of sustainable development

The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that human existence is fragile and perilous. However, if we do not take action now against climate change, the damage could be even greater and more lasting than the effects of the pandemic. Decisions made now are crucial in shaping the future of people and the planet. We must not go back to the old ... Read More »

Do central banks rebalance their currency shares?

Do central banks rebalance their currency shares? The answer matters because the dollar’s predominant role in large official reserve holdings means that widespread rebalancing requires central banks to buy (sell) a depreciating (appreciating) dollar, stabilising its value against other major currencies. We hypothesise that larger reserve holdings have led central banks to approach their investment more systematically and to make ... Read More »

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company’s next $1 trillion will come from its oldest product

While many other technology giants embrace the metaverse as the next frontier of growth, Sundar Pichai sees Google’s future in its oldest offering: Internet search. “I feel fortunate our mission is timeless,” Pichai, who is chief executive officer of Google and its parent, Alphabet Inc., said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang for the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore. “There’s more ... Read More »

Who Pays For Wildfire and Hurricane Damage? Everyone.

New Mexico homeowners might think their inland location buffers them from the financial toll of climate change, but they’re still paying for climate-related property damage occurring in coastal states. New research finds that homeowners in New Mexico and other states that are more lenient in their regulation of homeowners insurance prices are subsidizing the rising cost of insuring residential property ... Read More »

Top finance stories of the day

All you need to know about Govt’s 100% collateral free MSME loan scheme. Over 1 lakh national IDs including Aadhaar, PAN card of Indians put on dark net for sale. Best places to learn new skills right now. Here are our top 10 finance news of the day you could use: ECLGS: All you need to know about Govt’s 100% ... Read More »

7 Financial Lessons the Crisis Will Teach Us

The text messages, DMs, and emails rapidly arrived, all of them expressing a similar concern: My finances are in trouble. In seemingly just a few weeks’ time, our world was turned upside down. A public health emergency raced around the globe, wreaking havoc on nations, cities and neighborhoods. The United States has not been immune: Markets tanked, jobs vanished and, ... Read More »