Are “Buy Now, Pay Later” Plans Better Than Credit Cards?

Image source: Getty Images In some ways, yes, but there are also risks. Key points Buy now, pay later plans allow you to pay for your purchases over time. Although these plans offer some advantages over credit cards, they are not necessarily a better choice. The idea of ​​paying for …

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Australian Regulators Weekly Digest — Monday, January 17, 2022

Stay current with the latest trends in financial services regulation and compliance? Investing time in your professional development within a rapidly changing financial services industry is a challenge. To meet this challenge, the Australian Regulators Weekly Envelope is designed to keep you at the forefront of your practice by quickly …

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Qatar shares prolong rally; reference inches to 12,500 points

The Qatar Stock Exchange gained 38 points on Monday and its key index edged closer to levels of 12,500, mainly on strong buying interest from foreign institutions.Banking and industrial counters saw above-average demand, with Qatar’s 20-stock index rising 0.3% to 12,471.4 points, recovering from an intraday low of 12,392 points …

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Youngkin’s cabinet has more fossil fuel ties beyond Trump’s EPA chief

Elected Governor of Virginia Glenn Youngkinlast week’s nomination Andrew Wheeler be its natural resources secretary drew backlash from Democratic state lawmakers and climate activists, who have expressed concern about the former lobbyist’s ties to the coal industry and his environmental record under the former president donald trump. As secretary of …

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Human Rights Watch condemns Australia for climate, asylum seekers and indigenous rights

Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers, the detention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the nation’s continued support for fossil fuel industries have been condemned by leading global watchdog Human Rights Watch in its annual global report. The report says that despite a “strong record of protecting civil and …

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Under Buhari’s watch, FG agencies paid staff N132.5 billion in unapproved allowances in 2019

WORKERS from 20 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Nigerian Federal Government received irregular payments and unapproved allowances amounting to N132.5 billion in 2019. The development was disclosed in the 2019 audit report issued by the Auditor General of the Federation. Irregular payments/unapproved allocation payments were among the cross-cutting …

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Saudi retailer BinDawood to create unit that will ‘capitalize on investment’

RIYADH: Ronaldo Mouchawar, MENA’s first internet man, may have sold the company he started for $580m, but he has the same drive he had when he joined his first startup 20 years ago. The Syrian entrepreneur built the region’s largest online marketplace, Souq.com, in 2005 and 12 years later sold …

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DNR urges snowmobile safety after reported fatalities and crashes this season – WCCO

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (WCCO) – With a blanket of fresh snow covering parts of Minnesota, snowmobilers were out in force this weekend. Law enforcement reported multiple crashes, including a possible impaired driving accident in Chisago County near Rush City early Saturday morning. Later that morning in Becker County, sheriff’s deputies …

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Lazy ways to save money for your dream (fill-in-the-blank)

New year, new possibilities. And challenges. No matter what’s going on in the world, saving money for your future should always be a primary goal. You never know when it might come in handy. The inevitable tax season is approaching. Did you get your deductions in order? There have been …

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How I did it: “I work in international human rights – the cases stay with you”

‘A lot of people want the five-year or ten-year plan, but careers don’t work that way’ (Picture: Metro.co.uk) Welcome back to How I Made It, Metro.co.uk’s career journey series, with a new episode coming out every Saturday. This week, the focus is on human rights – an area that can …

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