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Public libraries are a win-win for people and the planet. I have access to more books than I could ever read, while sharing them, I save paper, ink and shipping fuel, writes Eleanor Margolies … The idea was extended beyond books to toys, clothing, bicycles. At the Library of Things at Crystal Palace, you can …

Last week, the Indian government unveiled a new system for sharing financial data called the “Account Aggregators” (AA) network. This new system could revolutionize the system for sharing financial data in the country for investment and credit. It was introduced with the goal of giving consumers across the country greater access and control over their …

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said he plans to “wipe out” the state’s high level of pandemic-related borrowing over the next two budgets. He also warned that an additional billion euros in corporate tax this year could disappear by 2023. Speaking at a food and agri-food event hosted by professional services firm Ifac, Donohoe said he …

Chances are, if Meghan Markle likes it, so do we – whether it’s the clothes she wears, her favorite wine or her jewelry. Maybe it’s her sensitivity to LA, but there is an inherent accessibility to the Duchess of Sussex, even when it comes to her royal wedding. From her elegant invitations to the best …

11:10 a.m. August service activity is growing at the fastest rate since the start of the pandemic India’s service industry in August grew at its fastest pace since March 2020, when the pandemic began with businesses reopening and improving vaccination rates, Reuters said he cited a poll. The IHS Markit Services Purchasing Managers Index reached …

You’re working from home with a laptop that’s starting to crack. You’ve managed to pay the down payment for your teens’ school fees, but you’re not sure how to fill out the rest. Your small business is on the rise, but you know it can thrive even more if only you had the funds to …

It probably goes without saying, but not all loan indices are created the same. Everyone can look at different risks or markets, and not all indices are “plug and play” for commercial loan transactions. As most have heard, LIBOR is set in several phases. The first phase being the termination of the 1-week and 2-month …

The country’s outstanding debt has grown more than six-fold in seven years between 2013 and 2020, according to a new report. The report by title “Kenya’s Public Debt Profile” by the Kenya Public Finance Institute and which was released on Thursday draws its conclusions from an in-depth analysis of the data available at the National …

Sanusí Former Kano Emir Lamido Sanusi yesterday called on the country to “put the country on the path to fiscal sustainability.” Sanusi, who spoke at the unveiling of his book “For the Good of the Nation,” said the country could not continue to borrow to finance consumption. He cautioned against reckless borrowing, saying it is …

These are tough times for the US economy, which means they’re tough for our personal finances as well. So my Friends Talk Money podcast co-hosts Terry Savage and Pam Krueger and I posted an episode to offer timely, non-partisan advice on saving, borrowing, investing, and taxes. I thought I would share a few highlights. You …