From high finance to towering infernos, ex-broker battles California blazes

From high finance to towering infernos, ex-broker battles California blazes

UKIAH (UNITED STATES) (AFP) –  After spending 15 years on Wall Street, Francois Cazalot had had enough and moved out West to become a firefighter. Today, the Frenchman is one of thousands of firefighters battling raging California wildfires that have claimed nine lives since July and destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of land. “I was […]

Amazon Hiring for Over 200 Work-From-Home Positions

Amazon Hiring for Over 200 Work-From-Home Positions

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is looking to expand its workforce by hiring more than 200 people for work-from-home positions. Amazon Hiring for Over 200 Work-From-Home Positions More Source: Shutterstock The job postings from Amazon are all for employees that would be able to work from home or work remotely, and not from the company’s own facilities. There are […]

Jerry Brown appoints 4 University of California regents, including his finance director

Jerry Brown appoints 4 University of California regents, including his finance director

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed his finance director as a University of California regent Monday, and three others to the powerful higher education governing board — including a union leader with the Service Employees International Union. Brown named Michael Cohen, 45, of Sacramento, his state Department of Finance director since 2013. Cohen has also been a […]

Charlie review: An AI-driven penguin provides impressive financial advice

Charlie review: An AI-driven penguin provides impressive financial advice

Charlie finance and budgeting app review: This penguin’s got AI smarts | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); The financial insights Charlie offers actually helped me save money. Thank you Your message has […]

Foley Hoag Hires Ropes & Gray Partner as Debt Finance Leader

Foley Hoag Hires Ropes & Gray Partner as Debt Finance Leader

Longtime Ropes & Gray finance partner Thomas Draper has joined Foley Hoag in Boston as co-chair of its debt finance practice. Draper’s decision to join Foley Hoag last week came on the heels of his 65th birthday, which is also the mandatory retirement age at Ropes & Gray. “The firm cooperated with me for a long […]

Can My Spouse's Bad Credit Hurt My Own?

Can My Spouse's Bad Credit Hurt My Own?

You’ve found the perfect person, and you’re ready to walk down the aisle. There’s just one thing giving you pause: Your partner’s credit score is under 600, and you’re worried they might drag you down with them. While it’s true that your spouse’s poor credit could come to affect you, your score won’t take a […]

SBP move to boost housing finance

SBP move to boost housing finance

Pakistan faces a shortage of 10 million residential units. This means a large chunk of the population is forced to live in unplanned housing with inadequate water, electricity and sewerage facilities.—Dawn/file KARACHI: After announcing ‘Policy for Promotion of Low-Cost Housing Finance’ on July 18, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has taken the government and […]

County finance department honored

County finance department honored

ROSEBURG — Douglas County has received a top award in financial reporting. According to a press release from County Public Information Officer Tamara Osborne, the county received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for their comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) […]

Orient Global sells Indiabulls Housing Finance shares worth Rs 312 crore

Orient Global sells Indiabulls Housing Finance shares worth Rs 312 crore

Investment firm Orient Global Cinnamon Capital today sold nearly 23 lakh shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance for Rs 312 crore, through an open market transaction. According to the bulk deal data available with the BSE, Orient Global disposed of 22.70 lakh shares, amounting to 0.53 percent stake in the firm. The shares were offloaded at […]

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Still Standing, Long After Buzzy Competitors Failed

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Still Standing, Long After Buzzy Competitors Failed

Knight Kiplinger in 2014 at a meeting for the magazine Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. (Getty Images) Twenty years ago, the personal-finance magazine category was in its heyday. There was the giant category leader, Money, sagging under the weight of an artificially high circulation of 1.9 million. There was respected Smart Money, a joint venture of Hearst and The Wall […]