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Bitcoin App Strike Launches in the UK

Strike CEO Jack Mallers joins Ed Ludlow to discuss crypto market trends and the company's decision to launch its global Bitcoin app in the UK. He speaks on "Bloomberg Technology."


How much are student loans, when do you start paying back and what is the interest?

Basically, student finance is a government-financed loan that covers university students' tuition fees and living costs for the duration of their study.


Average net worth of Americans by age — see how you compare


Oil rises as US inflation eases

By Paul Carsten LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday amid signs of easing inflationary pressures in the United States, the world's biggest oil consumer, though Brent crude was still set for a weekly decline. Brent crude futures were up 52 cents, or 0.6%, to $85.92 a barrel at 1051 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were 73 cents, or 0.9%, higher at $83.35 a barrel. Both


Four Ways to Give Money Tax-Free to Your Kids When You Die

If you’d prefer that your estate not pay more taxes than necessary, then these strategies are for you.


China posts record trade surplus as foreign importers rush to beat tariffs

China posted a record $99bn (£76.4bn) trade surplus last month amid signs of importers bringing forward orders to beat higher tariffs on goods from the world’s second biggest economy. The latest official figures from Beijing showed exports growing at their fastest rate in 15 months, while the weakness of China’s domestic economy resulted in falling imports. The size of China’s trade surplus was far bigger than the $85bn expected by the financial...


How making tiny modifications to your car can end up costing you thousands

How making tiny modifications to your car can end up costing you thousands - Tempted to tint your car windows? Read this first


Saudi Arabia Warned G7 Against Seizing Russian Assets With Debt Sale Threat: Reports

Saudi Arabia warned G7 against seizing Russian assets, particularly French Treasury debt. Bloomberg reports. The warning comes after G7 decided to use profits from frozen Russian Central Bank funds. Saudi holds substantial Euro and French bond holdings worth billions. Watch for detailsSaudi Arabia Warned G7 Against Seizing Russian Assets With Debt Sale Threat: Reports


The economic difference between owning and renting a home

The chief executive of Worldwide Financial Planning compares average rents, repairs and mortgages


Netflix's new cheaper advert plan won't work on my TV: What can I do?

After Netflix scrapped its basic subscription plan and switched to the £4.99 per month standard with adverts plan, we can't watch Netflix on our two devices.


Kraken Head of Strategy: Ethereum ETF Is a Big Deal

Kraken Head of Strategy Thomas Perfumo joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss why the potential Ethereum ETF would be positive for the whole of the crypto ecosystem, and the rise of bipartisan support for crypto legislation on the Hill. He speaks on "Bloomberg Technology."


After falling 9% in 6 weeks, is this FTSE 100 stock now in bargain territory?

The BAE Systems share price hit a 52-week high on 3 June. Six weeks later, it’s down nearly 10%. Is it time to take advantage and buy the FTSE 100 giant? The post After falling 9% in 6 weeks, is this FTSE 100 stock now in bargain territory? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.


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Yen hits four-week high against dollar amid doubts of intervention

By Karen Brettell and Amanda Cooper NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) -The yen hit an almost four-week high against the U.S. dollar on Friday, raising speculation that Japanese authorities may have intervened for a second day to prop up the currency. The rally in the Japanese currency, which has been languishing at around 38-year lows, began on Thursday just after data showed U.S. consumer prices for


Mental Health and Money Problems: How to Take Care of Both

Are your finances causing depression and anxiety? Experts share how you can take care of both your mental health and money problems.


The common mistake that can blow a major hole in your pension

Four in five pension savers are accessing their pot early and it’s costing them tens of thousands of pounds, a pension provider has warned. New analysis from Scottish Widows shows that 78pc of people raided their pension before they reached 65, pocketing an average of £47,000 in cash – which experts say puts them at risk of running out of money lat...


How to be frugal: Easy money-saving hacks from people who’ve mastered cutting back

How to be frugal: Easy money-saving hacks from people who’ve mastered cutting back - Living more frugally could reduce stress and help your money go further.


Cash for clutter: how to make money from what’s in the attic

One person’s rubbish is another person’s treasure, as they say, so you could make a chunk of cash by selling unwanted items cluttering your attic and cupboards. Coins, retro toys and games, old tech, books and magazines can all be sold, with some items possibly worth a lot more than you may think. Dig out old toys Toys don’t have to be 50 or 100 years old to be worth money. For example, Beanie Babies became a big collectible in the 1990s, and...


What to Do When You Have More Retirement Income Than You Need

These three options can help you allocate extra income in ways that don’t push you into a higher tax bracket or trigger extra taxes.


Allen & Overy profit soared past £1bn before merger with Shearman

Allen & Overy profit before tax jumped nearly 20 per cent to £1bn before the merger with US firm Shearman & Sterling


Tech boss attacks British pension funds as his company is sold to Japan

Pension funds are failing British savers by refusing to back high-growth businesses, the boss of the British microchip company Graphcore has said. The start-up has become the latest high-tech firm to sell to an overseas buyer. Nigel Toon, its chief executive, said that pension funds “tend to focus on cost rather than growth” and that this is a prob...


With £20k, here’s how I’d target a £15,919 passive income every year

Have a chunk of cash burning a hole in your pocket? Here's how I'd put this to work to try and generate a passive income for retirement. The post With £20k, here’s how I’d target a £15,919 passive income every year appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.


Is it really so bad to want to marry rich?

Is it really so bad to want to marry rich? - IN FOCUS: Calls to find and marry a wealthy 6ft 5in man with a trust fund were everywhere at Glastonbury, harking back to a viral video celebrating this apparent ideal of modern dating. It’s all a bit tongue in cheek, writes Olivia Petter… but does it speak to a wider truth?


Swiftflation headache for the Bank of England

'Swifties' - the singer's fans - spent hugely on tickets, travel and hotels on her June dates, a measure Bank officials worry about even though inflation has fallen to 2 per cent.


Billionaire Bunkers: The Rise of Doomsday Prepping Among the Super-Rich

More and more of the super-rich are equipping themselves with boltholes against calamity. The idea of building bunkers to survive any notional worldwide calamity is by no means new. From The Second World War to the nuclear age, bunkers were a by-word for survival. And in the modern age, disaster prepping is a big business. You can buy everything you need to wait out an apocalypse in some comfort. But what does relative comfort look like to the mega-rich. Why are billionaire bunkers a thing? How are they equipped... and what do they look like? Join our YouTube channel by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3asNo2n Find us on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3PM21xW Find us on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3t2Huvb Find us on Twitter: https://bit.ly/3wQfXzA Find us on TikTok: https://bit.ly/3wNsBOu Get the latest stories: https://interestingengineering.com/ Support IE for high-quality journalism: https://interestingengineering.com/subscribe


20 actors who have been in multiple billion-dollar movies

Few actors can say they have had a role in a billion-dollar movie, but these 20 can say that and more. Each of them has had a role in multiple billion-dollar movies.


This popular European city is offering rewards to tourists — with free meals and wine

This definitely just shot to the top of our must visit list!


‘We demolished our home and then rebuilt it – it was cheaper than renovating’

There was a long shopping list of things that were wrong with Lisa and Jeremy Connick’s house. From its erratic water pressure and ageing wiring, to the outdated layout and low attic ceilings which meant Jeremy was constantly battered and bruised. Rather than live with the property’s shortcomings they decided to act. After considering and rejecting...


Groceries are expensive, but they don't have to break the bank. Here are some tips to save

Groceries are expensive, but they don't have to break the bank. Here are some tips to save - If you’ve noticed that you’re paying more than before for the same amount of groceries, you’re not the only one


7 ISA mistakes to avoid

Be sure to avoid these ISA errors and make the most out of your money.


Why house prices will rise again worldwide

Economic theory pointed to a significant crisis in housing prices due to the rise in rates to contain inflation. But the reality is that the fall has been brief and that practically all real estate markets in the world have ignored the rise in rates observing price increases.


Lottery-winning midwife is still delivering babies 10 years after becoming a millionaire

'I love my job so I didn't want to give it up completely': Ruth Breen won £1million on the EuroMillions in 2014 while working as a midwife. 10 years later, she's still delivering babies.


Been waiting to sell your home? Six expert tips to get it sold quickly if you're taking the plunge

This is Money speaks to estate agents to find out how sellers can increase their chances of securing a quick sale at the best price.


How to get your financial affairs in order for family before you die

'Dad's dead - what happens next?' A colleague of mine died last year and that was the title on a folder that he had left for his family, writes Ian Dyall.


Small pot pension rules: what are they and how do they work?

While it used to be common to work for only one or two companies for your entire career, workers today are likely to have moved jobs several times throughout their working lives – which can have a big impact on your pension savings. As a result of switching employers, you could end up with a large number of workplace pension pots – the average by t...


I'm worried I'll lose half my pension if my provider goes bust: What can I do?

I believe the Government will only cover £85,000 of my pension pot if something happens to my provider. Is that right, and if so what can I do to protect it?


I'm worth £874,000 - how can I protect my daughter's inheritance?

My house is worth £325k, I will inherit £250k from my father and also have some money in pensions. What is the best way to pass this on to my daughter?


The high street brands worth re-selling on Vinted – and the ones to keep in your wardrobe

As another spring wedding season draws to a close, you may be staring into a wardrobe full of worn-just-once dresses. Will you want to wear them again? To keep, or to sell? It’s a dilemma that feels particularly relevant with wedding guest outfits – you’ve worn the same style to a couple of ceremonies, but might buy something different for the next...


How to Make a Trendy Money Plant Stick for Your Home | Money Plant Growing Stick//GREEN PLANTS

How to Make a Trendy Money Plant Stick for Your Home | Money Plant Growing Stick//GREEN PLANTS @GreenPlants5 In this video we show you how to make a money plants growing stick or plant pole to support and encourage the healthy growth of the plants. Choosing the perfect indoor plants and creating a growing stick to styling your own money plants climber with self watering system using plastic bottles, this DIY tutorial covers it all. Watch as we guide you through the steps to elevate your indoor garden or home or your living space. #greenplants #plantpole #moneyplant #growingstick #coirstick


The first-time buyer's step-by-step guide to getting on the property ladder

We explain everything from how to work out your budget and find your ideal home, through to applying for your first mortgage and navigating the legal process.


Side hustles: what are they and how do I start one?

Earning extra income is a priority for many but knowing where to start is important


Golden visas and how to get one – from Portugal to Dubai

There is very little that money cannot buy – including a brand new passport, or the right to live in an overseas paradise visa-free. Around the world there are more than 100 nations that would welcome you with open arms – in return for an investment in their national economy. Some are looking for entrepreneurs, start-up angels, philanthropic donors...


The EU will force Apple to offer alternatives to Apple Pay on iPhone — what you need to know

Apple Pay won't be the only payment option available to iPhone users in the EU for much longer.


Unlocking $12 Trillion: How Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Can Transform the Global Economy By 2025

Currently, only about 30 per cent of businesses in Europe are owned by women, and the World Economic Forum's 2020 Global Gender Gap Report estimates that it will take nearly 95 years to close the gender gap globally. According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, increasing women's equality could boost the global economy by $12 trillion (£9.5 tri...


Cash stuffing: how this viral budgeting method works

If you have been anywhere near social media sites like TikTok or Instagram (and even if you haven’t), you may well have heard of a budgeting technique called “cash stuffing”. With the past few years categorised by a cost of living crisis and squeezed salaries, it is no surprise that people across the country are keen to find ways to save money. One...


Mortgages on track to fall below 4pc as lenders announce fresh cuts

Mortgage deals are on track to fall below 4pc in a boost to homeowners, with a string of banks announcing rate cuts. The UK’s biggest lender Halifax has reduced its rates by up to 0.13 percentage points and Barclays by up to 0.33 percentage points. The bank’s five-year fixed-rate mortgage is now the cheapest on the market at 4.08pc. The moves follo...


Top 6 US industries where you can earn the most money


Price well and check fees: 10 expert tips on selling clothes online

1. Find your demographic The competition is stiff, so finding the right place to sell your clothes will give you the best chance of getting them in front of people who might want to buy them. “Depop tends to appeal more to gen Z, so it doesn’t really suit the pieces I’m selling, while Vinted has a wide range of buyers of all ages,” says Becky Barnes, a sustainable stylist. “One of my most successful places for selling shoes and clothes is the...


8 dazzling gold and silver treasures

Here are 10 stunning gold and silver treasures, dating from millennia to centuries ago


Here’s how I’d start investing in the stock market with a spare £800

Getting started in the stock market doesn't necessarily require thousands of pounds. Our writer explains how he'd start now on a limited budget. The post Here’s how I’d start investing in the stock market with a spare £800 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.