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Revealed: UK banks and investors' $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Investigation uncovers ties between financial institutions and three Brazilian firms connected to environmental destruction British-based banks and finance houses have provided...
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The average mortgage interest rate by state, credit score, year, and loan type

The average mortgage interest rate by state, credit score, year, and loan type

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The average mortgage interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate loan in the US is 3.15% as of May 28, 2020. But interest rates vary by person, so that won't necessarily be the...
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Drew Brees faces backlash for saying he will 'never agree' with anthem protests

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Brees said he will ‘never agree' with protests during anthem QB's remarks drew criticism from teammate Michael Thomas New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees did not back...
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As a financial adviser, this is what I want black women to know about building generational wealth - and taking control of your money

As a financial adviser, this is what I want black women to know about building generational wealth - and taking control of your money

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I worked for years as a trust administrator and the job taught me what it takes to build wealth: financial planning, investing, and estate planning. I realized there's no...
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Americans who don't normally file taxes have until October 15 to sign up for a stimulus check

Americans who don't normally file taxes have until October 15 to sign up for a stimulus check

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The IRS has a free online tool that non-filers can use to get a stimulus payment . The tool is available to people who didn't have a tax liability in 2018 or 2019 to enter...
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More than a third ‘have improved financial knowledge during lockdown'

21 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Six in 10 people say they have become more aware of their finances since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, rising to seven in 10 who have been furloughed.
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MLA calls for disclosure of email trail over failed PPE order

MLA calls for disclosure of email trail over failed PPE order

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A DUP MLA has challenged the Department of Finance to publish all emails relating to the announced order of personal protective equipment from China via Dublin.
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I had to refinance my house after divorce, but now I'm saving $2,000 a month and surviving the pandemic while my income is down

I had to refinance my house after divorce, but now I'm saving $2,000 a month and surviving the pandemic while my income is down

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Last year I was going through divorce negotiations and had to refinance my house in order to keep it. I completed the refinance process this year, and it turned out to the a...
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UK consumers repay record £7.4bn of debt amid Covid-19 lockdown

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Analysts warn of divide between those hit hard by job losses and those whose finances benefit from enforced halt to spending British households repaid record amounts of debt...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. Global stocks jump as analysts say widespread protests in the US will have 'little to no effect' on markets. "Other...
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Coronavirus world round-up: Brazil and Mexico report record daily death tolls 

Coronavirus world round-up: Brazil and Mexico report record daily death tolls 

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Meghan Markle says 'George Floyd's life mattered' in heartfelt speech

Meghan Markle says 'George Floyd's life mattered' in heartfelt speech

The Duchess of Sussex gave an address to graduating pupils at Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles where she also named other African-Americans killed in the US by police. Read more ...

Coronavirus cover-up? Former MI6 boss' shock claims that virus started in...

Coronavirus cover-up? Former MI6 boss' shock claims that virus started in China lab

A FORMER MI6 boss claimed coronavirus could have started in a Chinese laboratory - despite China denying this. Read more ...

Mattis unloads on Trump in blistering statement saying he's turning...

Mattis unloads on Trump in blistering statement saying he's turning Americans against each other during nationwide protests

Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis issued a blistering statement on President Donald Trump and his handling of the current nationwide unrest following the death of George... Read more ...

George Floyd autopsy report reveals he had tested positive for coronavirus

George Floyd autopsy report reveals he had tested positive for coronavirus

George Floyd's final autopsy report has revealed the 46-year-old had tested positive for coronavirus, but died from 'cardiopulmonary arrest' following his altercation with... Read more ...

'There is something different here': Obama optimistic about George Floyd...

'There is something different here': Obama optimistic about George Floyd protests getting results compared to unrest in the 1960s

Former President Barack Obama spoke for the first time on camera Wednesday about the death of George Floyd and subsequent protests. Obama tried to encourage protesters, saying... Read more ...

Virginia Gov. to announce removal of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue...

Virginia Gov. to announce removal of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is slated to announce the removal of the historic statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from its pedestal on Thursday. Read more ...

LeBron James slams Drew Brees's criticism of players protesting during the...

LeBron James slams Drew Brees's criticism of players protesting during the anthem

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James slammed Drew Brees's claim that athlete protests during the national anthem are disrespectful, saying he is misinterpreting the demonstrations. Read more ...

Trump, Melania, and Barron were rushed to a secure bunker after protesters...

Trump, Melania, and Barron were rushed to a secure bunker after protesters breached barricades near the White House, contradicting the president's claim that he was there for 'inspection'

President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and their son Barron were rushed to a secure bunker on Friday after protesters breached temporary fences outside the White... Read more ...

Madeleine McCann's parents say they will 'never give up hope' daughter will...

Madeleine McCann's parents say they will 'never give up hope' daughter will be found

MADELEINE McCann's parents are praying the latest breakthrough in the investigation could finally solve the mystery of her disappearance. Read more ...