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54% of Americans have stayed in hotels a...

Despite the CDC’s travel warnings, 54% of Americans have stayed in a hotel or vacation rental since the start of the pandemic, according to a recent ValuePenguin study. The results show that all generations make reservations, but have different opinions on the safest type of accommodation. Baby boomers are more likely to say hotels are […]

How to rent an apartment if you have a l...

If you’re about to start your apartment search, don’t let your credit card debt stop you from renting the place you want. You will need to be financially attractive to the leasing agent, and uncontrollable credit card debt may suggest that you won’t be able to pay the rent. Credit card debt can make your […]

Proptech start-up NestEgg raises $ 7 mil...

Image: Shutterstock Wednesday, the proptech startup Nest Egg announced that it had raised $ 7 million. CEO Eachan Fletcher said the Chicago-based company initially planned to increase its Series A cycle next year, but added that demand increased for its digital finance and property management services during the COVID pandemic. 19 convinced the team to […]

Varo Bank unveils its real estate credit...

Varo Bank, the first fully digital nationally chartered bank in the United States, today launched the Varo Believe program, an innovative credit creation product that includes a Visa credit card and credit monitoring. The Believe program is for the 45 million Americans who are “credit invisible” – meaning they have insufficient credit histories to qualify […]

How often can you open new credit card a...

If you’re looking for a better deal on travel rewards, or want to take advantage of a 0% introductory annual percentage rate for a balance transfer, you might be in the market for a new credit card. Technically, you can submit credit card applications as often as you want, but opening credit card accounts too […]

CIL authorizes LC as payment for coal in...

New Delhi: As part of efforts to relieve the electricity sector during the lockdown period, the largest coal producer Coal India Ltd (CIL) allowed power companies to use a letter of credit for payment for coal instead of the cash advance which is mandatory for supplies made under the Fuel Supply contracts (FSA). “In order […]

Economist El-Erian says this bubble has ...

The fall of America: Economist El-Erian says this bubble has the biggest disconnect between financial markets and the real economy in history Image: AJ Cann / Flickr / Creative Commons Stock prices have hit record highs in the past year as the coronavirus devastated the world, people lost their jobs, economic growth plunged, poverty rose, […]

Use a credit card at an ATM? Think agai...

Are you one of those people who misuse your cards? Data from the Reserve Bank of India suggests that 43 lakh credit cards were used in automated teller machines (ATMs) during the 2014-15 fiscal year. These cards were used for transactions worth Rs 2347 crore. The number of credit cards used at ATMs and the […]

Use credit card offers? Know the detail...

“Much of the growth of our credit cards comes from e-commerce transactions. These have, in fact, almost doubled, from 25% last year to 47% this year. There are two reasons: the offers attached to the cards and the increase in transactions at e-commerce companies such as Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal, ”said Vijay Jasuja, Managing Director […]

Social Fund comes to the rescue of the j...

BENGALURU: For years, jockeys across the country have contributed 13.33% of their income to a welfare fund set up by Indian Jockeys Association (I HAVE). Formed in 1971, JAI had primarily used the funds for medical insurance offered to registered jockeys and their families. But, over the past five months, the corpus has enabled JAI […]