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Financial Face-off: leasing a car vs. buying a car — what should you do? – MarketWatch

Hello and welcome to Financial Face-off, a MarketWatch column where we help you weigh financial decisions. Our columnist will give her verdict, then you can tell us in the comments what you think. When you buy a car, you typically pay 20% cash up-front, then pay off the balance in monthly payments (with interest, of …

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I was earning 14% from real estate, but financial advisers told me to sell. Why? – MarketWatch

How to find the right financial adviser for you. Getty Images/iStockphoto Reader email: I interviewed many advisors for a year from standalone people to those at big firms. All, without exception, wanted to sell the real estate and convert it to stocks (they all had different approaches but in the end this was their message …

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Ex-finance chief ordered to return $4.7 million she stole from children’s charity to buy fleet of planes, houses and a Corvette – MarketWatch

The former finance director at a West Virginia children’s charity had been ordered to pay back $4.7 million she stole from the nonprofit and used to buy a fleet of airplanes, a lakeshore house and a Corvette. Ruth Marie Phillips, 69, pleaded guilty in September 2021 and was sentenced to seven years in prison in …

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Freed Huawei Finance Chief Meng Wanzhou Returns to Company Spotlight – The Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Months after returning home to a hero’s welcome in China, Huawei Technologies Co. finance chief Meng Wanzhou was back in the spotlight Monday: This time, she was in more familiar surroundings, taking the stage at Huawei’s headquarters to deliver the company’s closely watched annual results. Ms. Meng has kept a low profile since she …

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My financial adviser seems deeply Republican, and I'm liberal. Does this matter? – MarketWatch

Should you let differing political beliefs impact your choice of a financial planner? Getty Images Question: I’ve worked with the same financial adviser for about 10 years — and I feel like he’s done a decent job — but in the past few years, his politics have made my wonder about him. I get the …

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Take MarketWatch's 2022 Financial Literacy Quiz. Will you get 10/10? – MarketWatch

You don’t know what you don’t know until you get an incorrect answer in a financial literacy quiz. It stings. But there’s no harm in that. We should all learn something new every day, especially when it comes to managing our finances. It helps us to plan for the future, gives us peace of mind …

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What’s News: Business & Finance – The Wall Street Journal

Skip to Main ContentSkip to Search News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content and other products and services. Dow Jones News Corp April 1, 2022 A head-spinning quarter came to a disappointing end, with major stock indexes suffering their worst performance in …

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Ontario court paves way for liquidation of lender Bridging Finance – Reuters

TORONTO, March 29 (Reuters) – The Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved the termination of the sale process of private lender Bridging Finance Inc (BFI) on Friday, enabling receiver PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to move ahead with liquidating the company’s assets. The court order was posted to the receiver’s website on Tuesday. In earlier submissions, PwC had …

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Tina Fordham: ‘As long as Putin is in the Kremlin, global finance will not be able to work with Russia’ – Financial News

Tina Fordham’s time is in demand. The first and one of the only chief political analysts at a Wall Street bank, she is going it alone after more than 20 years at Citigroup to start her own geopolitical consultancy — just as Russia is launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Fordham has styled herself as …

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Freed Huawei Finance Chief Meng Wanzhou Returns to Company Spotlight – The Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Months after returning home to a hero’s welcome in China, Huawei Technologies Co. finance chief Meng Wanzhou was back in the spotlight Monday: This time, she was in more familiar surroundings, taking the stage at Huawei’s headquarters to deliver the company’s closely watched annual results. Ms. Meng has kept a low profile since she …

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