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Employee or independent contractor? New decision brings sweeping changes

There was a time, not so long ago, when businesses in all industries thrived on the labor and talent of workers classified as independent contractors. Even before “gig economy” and “side turmoil” got the talk (and companies like Lyft and Uber made them newsworthy). Hairdressers, construction workers, writers and dog …

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What your bankability says about the sustainability of your business

NOTSo long ago, there was a lot of noise and clarity about the concept of crowdfunding, which uses technology to aggregate funds from donors / lenders / investors for a specific recipient / company. During this time, I have tried to be part of the clarity by writing several articles …

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SME lending start-up Indifi raises $ 21 million in Series C funding round

Gurugram-based Indifi raised 145 Cr INR in a round led by the CDC group Accel Group, Omidyar Network, Fair Finance Fund and Elevar Equity also participated The new age lending platform provides loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Indifi Technologies, a Gurugram-based B2B lender, has raised 145 Cr INR …

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How to maximize the value of your SingapoRediscover voucher

With the number of international visitors to Singapore plunging from 1.69 million in January this year to just 8,912 in August, the negative economic impact is probably the most felt by the local tourism sector. In an effort to support the battered industry, the government has launched a SingapoRiscover the …

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Bitcoin’s risky correlation with big tech, risky assets and the stock market

Bitcoin Bitcoin has been booming for some time with traditional markets, removing any doubt that the # 1 digital currency and the overall crypto market have some correlation with the stock market. In March 2020, when the Nasdaq, Dow Jones, and S&P 500 fell to their lowest in a year, …

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4 little-known ways to get into debt with a credit card

One of those things that can surprise you when you least expect it is credit card debt. It’s behind that balance transfer credit card begging you to use it for new purchases. He hangs out in the dark alleys and tells you to take a vacation you can’t afford to …

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Doing Business As (DBA) Guide: What is a DBA, how to file as a DBA

If you’ve ever wondered, “What is a DBA?” This article is for you. The short answer is that a “do business as” is when the name under which a business operates is different from its legal and registered name. A DBA can also be called a business name. Why would …

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Black America Says DJ VLAD Interviews Used By Federal Government To Jail Rappers

Black America says DJ VLAD interviews are being used by the federal government to jail rappers. Photo: Casanova at the Fifth Annual TIDAL X Rock The Vote Benefit Concert held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on October 21, 2019: Photo: zz / John Nacion / STAR MAX / …

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Tamar Braxton rushed to hospital after potential pill overdose

R&B singer and reality TV star Tamar Braxton was rushed to hospital after a potential pill overdose. Reports indicate that it was a possible suicide attempt. Tamar Braxton arrives at US Weekly’s “Hot Hollywood Style” event at the Emerson Theater on Thursday, April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by …

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Definition of home equity conversion mortgage (HECM)

What is a home equity conversion mortgage (HECM)? A home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) is a type of reverse mortgage that is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Home equity conversion mortgages allow seniors to convert their home equity into cash. The amount that can be borrowed is based …

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