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New generation of intelligent room thermostats released – can they save you money?
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The warmest December ever may not have been the best time to test the new intelligent Nest thermostat, but can these interactive gadgets really save you money? It is all to easy to get carried away with the unseasonal heat-wave and spend money put away …

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Lenders taking more borrowers to court over student loans
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The number of lawsuits filed over delinquent student loans that were made by private lenders has increased significantly in the past two years, lawyers told The Associated Press, even though borrowers are missing payments much less often than they did …

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Trafficking trial: men accused of 'money making operation'
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The men at the centre of New Zealand's first trial relating to human trafficking treated 18 Indian workers as a "money making operation", says the Crown. The Crown closed its case on Thursday after a six week trial in the High Court at Nelson …

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BT looking for new finance chief
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BT on Monday confirmed it is looking for a new finance chief following reports that group finance director Tony Chanmugam is stepping down. "BT confirms that a search process has commenced to find a successor but that no formal decision has been taken …

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau says it's time to put women on banknotes
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he is open to adding a famous woman or women to Canadian banknotes. There are no women on the current series of polymer bank notes, but the Liberal government's finance minister says he supports adding a female …

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Startup company giving away free money for your dream wedding
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Are you planning on getting married, but still need money to help pay for the day of your dreams? There's a startup company that wants to help. The company called Swanluv will give you up to $10,000 to put toward your wedding day. You and your fiancé …

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Trump: Bush 'dumb as a rock'
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On Thursday, Bush told CNN's John Berman that the approval Trump received from Vladimir Putin this week was a nod that he himself would not have wanted to receive. "Donald is upset that Jeb got the best of him on Tuesday night at the debate and has …

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Making money writing apps isn't as easy as you think …
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It's a fair bet that the majority of those of you reading these articles use apps – but don't write them. There are no such things as “free” apps. Sure, there are apps that don't cost you any money to download and install, but …

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How and when to consolidate your student loans
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MarketWatch and the Center for Financial Literacy held a panel discussion recently on the topic of all things related to student loans, at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. The panelists talked through some of the pros and cons of consolidating your …

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Yanis Varoufakis: Europe is being broken apart by refugee …
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Europe's stumbling response to the refugee crisis is the result of the divisions caused by the six-year monetary crisis which has fragmented the continent and turned nations against each other, former Greek finance minister …

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NerdWallet Hosts Small Business Financing Forum
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Since the 2008 financial crisis, numerous alternative lending options have arisen to address the small-business credit gap, including online lending, which is expected to become increasingly mainstream. Small-business owners are seeking more …

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Loan shark woes 'rife and ongoing' | Bangkok Post: news
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In Chaiyaphum in the Northeast, for instance, a loan shark who was a teacher had up to 745 debtors at a time and some of them were forced to repay triple the actual amount of money borrowed, Pol Lt Col Wichai. One debtor was forced to repay up to 300 …

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