Month: December 2019

GAZA (Reuters) – Muslim women in the Palestinian Gaza Strip have been hand-crafting gifts for the approaching Orthodox Christmas as part of a project to empower a traditional community. Palestinian women wearing face veil, niqab, make Santa-themed Christmas toys in the northern Gaza Strip December 29, 2019. Picture taken December 29, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem Their
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Logo and mascot ‘Ali cattle’ at the headquarters of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images Technology and bank stocks in Asia dominated the top picks for analysts in 2019, as shares in the region made strong gains this year. Mainland Chinese stocks also rallied this year, with the Shanghai composite
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broken chinese fortune cookie with 2020 and red hearts on the paper slip on a dark background with… [+] copy space, new year concept, high angle view from above Getty As my regular readers know, I am a huge proponent of diversification, as I consider it one of the best ways to sleep well at
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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019, called the “SECURE Act” makes significant changes to how IRAs and certain retirement benefits must be treated post-death. We reviewed many of the changes and planning implications of this new law on your IRA and retirement benefits in “SECURE Act New IRA Rules: Change
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FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his meeting with business community at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 25, 2019. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Sunday it had thwarted terrorism attacks reportedly planned in St. Petersburg thanks to a tip from Washington, bringing personal thanks again from President
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Paul Bradbury | Getty Images No debt is your goal for the new year. It’s a perennially popular resolution, says Lauren Anastasio, a certified financial planner at New York-based personal finance company SoFi. When people are coming off the holidays and holiday spending, they often have larger credit card bills coming due. “It tends to
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Follow these tips to crush your financial goals in 2020. Getty In a survey by Fidelity Investments, 67% of Americans said they’re planning to make financial resolutions for 2020, with saving more and paying down debt topping the resolution chart. Of course making such resolutions is easier than keeping them. A  third of New Year’s
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