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What to Do if You Lose Your Phone | Family Finance
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What to Do if You Lose Your Phone | Family Finance

Losing your phone can be more than an inconvenience. It can also be a financial nightmare if someone uses it to access to your bank account, digital wallet or other sensitive information.That’s why it’s crucial to act quickly to find a missing device before it falls into the wrong hands. Here are seven steps to take if you lost your phone: Call your phone. Use a “Find My Device” service. Remotely lock your phone and erase sensitive data. Change app passwords and log-in credentials. Contact law enforcement. File an insurance claim. Keep an eye on financial statements. Call Your PhoneIt might go without saying, but sometimes the simplest solutions are the ones most often overlooked.“Call the phone to see if someone picks up, as the person (who found it) may be eager to return it to...
Expense Checklist for an Advisory Firm’s First Year | Financial Advisors
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Expense Checklist for an Advisory Firm’s First Year | Financial Advisors

Many ingredients go into a financial advisory firm's recipe for success. And building an advisory firm from scratch goes far beyond a standard business plan. An outline of your goals will help direct your steps, but knowing the specific costs to expect will improve your success rate. Having a realistic view of what it takes to start an independent firm and make it through the first year in business should be a part of every business plan, regardless of your experience level. Remember that there are many business models financial advisors can ascribe to (joining another firm, etc.) and still be the boss. That said, here is a breakdown of the startup and first-year expenses of launching an independent firm. Whether you are a career changer starting a new firm, breaking away from a differe...
Billie Eilish wanted new fragrance to ‘feel like rain’ | Entertainment
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Billie Eilish wanted new fragrance to ‘feel like rain’ | Entertainment

Billie Eilish wanted her new fragrance to "feel like rain".The 'bad guy' singer is launching Eilish No.2 following the success of her debut scent, Eilish by Billie Eilish, and she knew from the start what she wanted the perfume to smell like.She told Refinery29: "I wanted it to feel really dark, wet, gray, metallic-y, and cold, but also warm in how it makes you feel."I wanted it to be a spicier, more gender-fluid feeling — a little bit more in the realm of a spicy, pine needle-y, peppery kind of world."I wanted it to feel like rain and like water and mist. Rain smells like something, and damp pavement smells like something. And I wanted to involve that in E...
Edmonton police lay more than 160 charges in online fraud investigation
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Edmonton police lay more than 160 charges in online fraud investigation

A nearly two-year-long investigation has led to dozens of charges in connection with a series of online frauds. Edmonton police started looking into reports of marketplace frauds in December 2020.In each incident, a suspect responded to an online ad on Facebook Marketplace or Kijiji and, due to the pandemic, asked the seller to bring the item to a specified address for a contactless delivery. Read more: Defence lawyers to stop taking new legal aid files as dispute with Alberta continues Read More Defence lawyers to stop taking new legal aid files as dispute with Alberta continues The seller then brought the item to the address, left and waited for an e-transfer...
Cardi B wants her kids to ‘ball’ | Entertainment
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Cardi B wants her kids to ‘ball’ | Entertainment

Cardi B is happy to indulge her children.The chart-topping rap star - who has Kulture, four, and Wave, 12 months, with her husband Offset - is determined to "ball" during her adult life after she struggled for money during her own childhood.Cardi, 29 - who married Offset in 2017 - wrote on Twitter: "I know I can be a little extra when it comes to my kids but I ain’t really had s*** growing up soooo yea imma ball (sic)"Cardi is now one of the best-selling artists in the world and has already won a host of awards during her rap career.But the 'WAP' hitmaker previously claimed she was actually happier before she became famous.Cardi - who worked as a stripper b...
Statistics Canada set to release GDP figures for June, Q2 – National
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Statistics Canada set to release GDP figures for June, Q2 – National

Statistics Canada is expected to release its latest reading on economic growth Wednesday morning. The agency is set to release gross domestic product figures for the month of June and the second quarter of this year.A preliminary estimate for the second quarter provided in Statistics Canada’s last report pointed to 4.6 per cent annualized growth, up from 3.1 per cent for the first three months of the year.RBC says GDP likely rose in the second quarter but there are “clear signs” it began losing steam over May and June. Trending Stories The central bank has called the Canadian economy “overheated” and has been combatting high inflation with a series of interest rate hikes. Story continues below advertisement With the annual inflation r...
What’s in the New 401(k) Retirement Bills | 401ks
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What’s in the New 401(k) Retirement Bills | 401ks

Retirement plans could see some major changes if proposed new legislation is approved by Congress. “They have so many bills,” says Ed Slott, president and founder of Ed Slott and Company. “Some people call the whole batch SECURE 2.0. There’s an EARN Act (Enhancing American Retirement Now). One is the Retirement Protection Act. There’s a bunch of different acts here.”These retirement bills would: Increase the maximum annual contribution for retirement accounts by $4,000. Increase the age when you must begin required minimum distributions. Require automatic enrollment and escalation for employer-sponsored plans. Increase the amount for the catch-up provision for those 50 and older. Allow employers to help those who are burdened with student debt save for retirement. Many of the chang...
Over half of Bitcoin’s daily trading volume fake globally: Report
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Over half of Bitcoin’s daily trading volume fake globally: Report

More than half of all Bitcoin daily trading volumes are reportedly fake, as the world's largest cryptocurrency nosedives again amid global economic turmoil. According to a Forbes analysis of 157 crypto exchanges and trading platforms, more than half (51 per cent) of all reported trading volume is likely to be fake or non-economic. "We estimate the global daily bitcoin volume for the industry was $128 billion on June 14. That is 51 per cent less than the $262 billion one would get by taking the sum of self-reported volume from multiple sources," the report mentioned. Bitcoin represents 40 per cent of the $1 tri...
Magna posts Q2 loss as China lockdowns, supply chain woes weighed
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Magna posts Q2 loss as China lockdowns, supply chain woes weighed

Magna International Inc. said Friday that COVID-19 lockdowns in China and a stronger U.S. dollar relative to other currencies, particularly the euro, negatively impacted the company’s second-quarter results. “The China COVID lockdowns in the quarter created further supply chain bottlenecks that are still being felt in the industry,” CEO Seetarama Kotagiri said on a conference call with analysts.He expects the constraints to continue throughout 2022, but the company lifted its full-year sales forecast as it anticipates an improvement leading to greater production levels in the back half of the year.There is also some risk moving forward that high inflation and rising interest rates will impact auto consumers, he noted. Read more: Magna International to open electric ...
Twitter, Elon Musk lawsuit set for Oct. 17 court date – National
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Twitter, Elon Musk lawsuit set for Oct. 17 court date – National

A Delaware judge ordered a five-day trial to run Oct. 17-21 in Twitter Inc‘s lawsuit seeking to hold Elon Musk to his US$44 billion deal for the social media platform, according to a court filing made public on Friday. Musk, the world’s richest person and chief executive of Telsa Inc, also must file any counterclaims by 5 pm ET on Friday, according to the order signed Thursday by Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Read more: Twitter blames Elon Musk, weak ad market for earnings shortfall Musk’s lawyers have said he might file counterclaims, essentially his own lawsuit against Twitter, in which he could seek financial damages for the disputed deal. Trending Stories ...