Grab Raises Another $1 Billion to Finance Ride-Hailing Battle

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This startup aims to fill a major gap in the financial life of freelancers

This startup aims to fill a major gap in the financial life of freelancers

Freelancers are expected to make up a majority of the U.S. workforce by 2027 — and a new startup is aiming to patch up a big hole in the safety net for this demographic. Trupo, which launched Tuesday, is a new insurance company that specializes in short-term disability insurance for freelancers and other self-employed people. […]

Kobach's running mate lends $1.5 million to campaign, finance reports show

Kobach's running mate lends $1.5 million to campaign, finance reports show

In this file photo from March 21, 2018, Willis “Wink” Hartman, right, announces he is running for lieutenant governor on a ticket with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. Hartman, a Wichita oil executive, has loaned more than $1.5 million to the campaign. TOPEKA – Willis “Wink” Hartman, the Wichita oil executive who is running […]

FAI to finance entirety of 'last resort' fund

FAI to finance entirety of 'last resort' fund

The FAI will fund the entirety of the €300,000 pot established to assist clubs who have difficulty meeting their contractual obligations to their playing staff, Soccer Republic learned this evening.  Clubs who are forced to access the fund will incur a six point deduction and will be banned for buying players until the end of the […]

PNC's Bill Demchak hopes Pittsburgh's old money will finance its tech-driven future

PNC's Bill Demchak hopes Pittsburgh's old money will finance its tech-driven future

The spot could not be more symbolic: this great industrial city has been bankrolled by Pittsburgh’s money men from the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Wood Street since the American civil war. This was where the First National Bank of Pittsburgh, ancestor of today’s PNC Financial Services, built its headquarters. From the 28th floor of […]

The must-read personal finance books for your holiday

The must-read personal finance books for your holiday

While summer offers a few precious weeks off with the family and some down time away from the searing heat, it can also give you time to catch up on that pile of books accumulating on your bedside table. But before you delve into some fiction, consider adding a personal finance book to your reading […]

How Parents Can Use Back-To-School Shopping As A Financial Lesson

How Parents Can Use Back-To-School Shopping As A Financial Lesson

In the iconic eighties teen movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferris points out that “Life moves pretty fast.  If you don’t stop and look around, you could miss it.” While he was referencing skipping school, his quote could easily be about the opportunities we have in teaching our children key financial skills. Over the next […]

US housing finance agency director Watt says he is under investigation

US housing finance agency director Watt says he is under investigation

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Melvin Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Mel Watt, confirmed on Friday he is under investigation after Politico reported he is being probed for alleged sexual harassment of an agency employee. “The selective leaks related to this matter […]

Prosecutors Seek to Question Trump Organization's Finance Chief

Prosecutors Seek to Question Trump Organization's Finance Chief

Federal investigators in Manhattan have asked to interview Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, as part of their investigation into President Trump’s former lawyer Michael D. Cohen, according to two people familiar with the matter. It was not clear whether Mr. Weisselberg was issued a subpoena or was asked to answer […]

EDF Wooing Pension Funds to Finance Sizewell UK Nuclear Plant

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