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Law Change Could Boost Little-Used State Crowdfunding Laws

Law Change Could Boost Little-Used State Crowdfunding Laws

By Cara Lombardo | Apr 24
A former Green Bay Packers player whose consulting business has connected 400 high school athletes with college teams got a lesson in federal securities law when he sought to raise money for a new smartphone app.

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Apr 24
The media mogul says most of his fortune will go to his foundation - viewing personal philanthropy not as a threat to democracy, but a way to get things done.

Major Changes Coming to How Your Credit Score is Calculated

Major Changes Coming to How Your Credit Score is Calculated

By Ken Sweet | Apr 24
The math behind your credit score is getting an overhaul, with changes big enough that they might alter the behavior of both cautious spenders as well as riskier borrowers.

How Your Selfie Could Affect Your Life Insurance

How Your Selfie Could Affect Your Life Insurance

By Barbara Marquand | Apr 23
A selfie reveals more than whether it's a good hair day. Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you're aging, and, when paired with other data, could someday help determine whether you qualify for life insurance.

Public Window on Financial Complaints Could Be Closing Soon

Public Window on Financial Complaints Could Be Closing Soon

By Kevin Freking | Apr 23
U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies.

Trump's Budget Chief Says Money for Border Wall a Must

Trump's Budget Chief Says Money for Border Wall a Must

By Andrew Taylor | Apr 22
Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing, the White House budget director says.

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Apr 22
It only took a few drinks - and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night - for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo.

Feds to Provide $485M in Grants to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Feds to Provide $485M in Grants to Combat Opioid Epidemic

By Kathleen Foody | Apr 22
The federal government will provide states nearly half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at confronting the opioid epidemic, which Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price described Wednesday as a "crisis."

Public-Private Partnerships' Impact on Road Tolls

Public-Private Partnerships' Impact on Road Tolls

Apr 21
President Trump is promising a major overhaul of America's infrastructure, but his proposed trillion dollars might not be enough.

Pound Surge Suggests U.K. Election Will Yield Smoother Brexit

Pound Surge Suggests U.K. Election Will Yield Smoother Brexit

By Pan Pylas | Apr 21
The British pound's surge since Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise call for an early election is an early sign of confidence that the country's exit from the European Union will be smoother than many had feared.

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