North Korea takes ‘loyalty donations’ to finance preservation of dead leaders’ bodies – American Military News

North Korea takes ‘loyalty donations’ to finance preservation of dead leaders’ bodies – American Military News

This article was originally published by Radio Free Asia and is reprinted with permission. North Korean authorities are turning to implicitly mandatory donations from residents to finance the continued preservation of the embalmed bodies of its deceased former leaders, sources say. The bodies of Kim Il Sung (1912-1994), the founder of North Korea, and his son Kim […]

Credit cards and misleading information among top complaints received by finance watchdog – ABC News

Credit cards and misleading information among top complaints received by finance watchdog – ABC News

Exclusive by senior business correspondent Peter Ryan Posted July 15, 2019 07:00:58 The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is investigating 85 systemic issues across the financial services sector and has identified 16 breaches that are potentially “serious contraventions”. Key points: Misleading conduct, processing errors and poor complaints handling are among the potentially systemic issues identified […]

Greensboro Church Teaches Financial Literacy – Spectrum News

Greensboro Church Teaches Financial Literacy – Spectrum News

GREENSBORO, N.C– A Greensboro church is giving its members help to have faith in their financial futures. Kingdom Vision Life Center hosted experts Sunday, to share their insight on reducing debt, handling taxes, and creating a financial game plan The pastor says it’s not a stretch that the church would provide a workshop like this The […]

Climate Change: A Financial Risk for Banks – Wall Street Journal

Climate Change: A Financial Risk for Banks – Wall Street Journal

July 14, 2019 1:37 pm ET François Villeroy de Galhau, governor of France’s central bank, suggested the ECB could give “green” bonds better treatment than other assets. Photo: eric piermont/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images “Streetwise: Central Banks Take Risks in Climate-Change Steps” (Business & Finance, June 19) suggests central banks are stretching beyond their mandates when developing […]

French financial regulator wants more flexible market rules – Financial Times

French financial regulator wants more flexible market rules – Financial Times

France’s top financial regulator is calling for more flexibility around how European countries implement market rules as Paris pushes to replace the UK as the predominant voice in EU decision-making after Brexit. Robert Ophèle, chairman of the Financial Markets Regulator (AMF) said the imposition of Europe-wide rules left little room for national authorities to adapt […]

Recently departed Mexico finance minister says pipeline dispute pushed him to go – Reuters

Recently departed Mexico finance minister says pipeline dispute pushed him to go – Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A Mexican state-owned power utility’s move to seek arbitration over pipeline contracts was one of the final straws that pushed the country’s former finance minister, Carlos Urzua, to resign from his post, Urzua said in an interview published Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Economist Carlos Urzua, picked for finance minister of Mexico’s new […]

US earnings, G7 finance ministers, China GDP – Financial Times

US earnings, G7 finance ministers, China GDP – Financial Times

There’s plenty happening this week on all fronts. The big banks kick off second-quarter earnings season in the US and some of the world’s biggest miners will also be in the spotlight. France hosts G7 finance leaders and it’s a busy week for economic data, including China’s gross domestic product. Amazon Prime Day Amazon’s annual […]

How To Perform A Mid-Year Financial Wellness Check-In – Forbes

How To Perform A Mid-Year Financial Wellness Check-In – Forbes

“You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack. And you may find yourself in another part of the world And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife And you may ask yourself, “Well… how did I get […]