Making home improvements? How to make sure you stay covered by insurance

Home improvements can increase your home’s value, but it’s important to have the right insurance coverage. (iStock) Tackling a home improvement project, whether it's something as simple as painting your kitchen cabinets or a more extensive home remodel, can be exciting. But nothing can drain your passion for the project faster than finding out your homeowners insurance isn't up to […]

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What to consider if you’re buying a fixer-upper

Thinking about buying a fixer-upper? Here’s what you need to consider before signing on the dotted line. (iStock) Many home buyers dream about buying a fixer-upper when they first enter the real estate market. Not only will purchasing a fixer-upper house allow them to secure a lower sale price and mortgage payment, but the home renovations will also allow them […]

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Nine West partner offers to buy Reebok for over $1B

More On: apollo global management Private equity firm acquires Verizon’s Yahoo, AOL for $5B MoMA replaces Leon Black, calls him ‘outstanding’ Leon Black named ‘independent’ directors to Apollo despite deep ties Robert Kraft resigns from Apollo board amid Epstein controversy Offers to buy Reebok started rolling in this week with the licensing company behind Nine West and Frye offering around […]

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Private equity, venture capital flows grow sixfold on low base

April sees 67 deals fetch $7.5 billion; e-com logs $3.7 billion India received venture capital and private equity investments worth $7.5 billion across 67 deals in April, a sixfold rise over the same month last year on low base effect, as per the Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association-EY report. “Year 2021 has recorded four straight months of sequential […]

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This Is the State Where People Struggle the Most From Student Debt

Student loan debt in America reached $1 trillion in 2012. That was 54 years after passage of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the country’s first federally supported student loan initiative. By 2019, just seven years later, that amount had risen to more than $1.7 trillion, an amount expected to keep increasing without legislative intervention. A federal COVID-19 relief […]

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Biden policies ‘duped the Fed’: Economist Peter Morici

Consequences of printing massive amounts of money ‘have arrived’: Morici Former Chief International Trade economist Peter Morici discusses his outlook for inflation in the economy amid the the Fed printing a ton of money. Former Chief International Trade economist Peter Morici told FOX Business' "Varney & Co." on Wednesday that President Biden's policies "duped the Fed" into thinking they can […]

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WTO chief hopes to seal IP waivers for COVID vaccines in Dec.

She expresses her anguish at second wave of COVID-19 that had engulfed India and hopes the situation will be resolved soon World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday said she was pushing for member-countries to reach an agreement of sorts by July and deliver a final outcome on the intellectual property (IP) waivers for COVID-19 vaccines at […]

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Philippine Economy Continues To Contract

The Philippine economy continued to contract in the first quarter as the nation imposed strict restrictions to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control. Gross domestic product fell 4.2 percent in the first quarter from the last year, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported Tuesday. This was slower than the 8.3 percent decline seen in the fourth quarter of 2020 but bigger […]

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Fixed-rate student loan refinancing rates sink to new record low for the second straight week

The latest trends in interest rates for student loan refinancing from the Credible marketplace, updated weekly. (iStock) Rates for well-qualified borrowers using the Credible marketplace to refinance student loans into 10-year fixed-rate loans hit another new record low during the week of May 3, 2021. For borrowers with credit scores of 720 or higher who used the Credible marketplace to […]

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