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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 
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Malaysia’s EPF Investment Income Surges 36% in Q2
Chief Investment Officer • Chris Butera
All the money milestones to hit in every decade of your life
MarketWatch • Alessandra Malito
Equifax hack: When to give out your Social Insurance Number (it’s less often than you might think)
Global News • Amy Minsky
IFC launches digital financial services project in Azerbaijan
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Pensions to British expats could STOP without Brexit deal
Daily Mail • Tanya Jefferies, Thisismoney.Co.Uk
Where Should You Retire? These 5 Factors Will Help You Decide
Fool.com: The Motley Fool • Christy Bieber
Equity release vs the retirement interest-only mortgage
Daily Mail • Sarah Davidson, Thisismoney.Co.Uk
3 Ways to Scrub a Collections Stain Off a Credit Report
NerdWallet News • Sean Pyles
Foreign bidders face new hurdles in British takeovers
Telegraph • Christopher Williams
The Green Investment Pension Con
Cato Institute • Ike Brannon
 
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Accounting, Finance
Malaysia’s EPF Investment Income Surges 36% in Q2
Chief Investment OfficerChris Butera
Malaysia’s $181 billion Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported a 36% increase in investment income during the second quarter ended June 30 to RM11.51 billion ($2.8 billion) from RM8.44 billion during the second quarter of 2016. “Market conditions have improved from a year...
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Bank of America, Federal Reserve
All the money milestones to hit in every decade of your life
MarketWatchAlessandra Malito
Planning how much to save for retirement, let alone actually putting away the money, can be overwhelming. Knowing is half the battle, but it can be difficult to wade through all the advice out there and get a clear answer to the...
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Pension Fund, Pensions & Retirement Plans
Equifax hack: When to give out your Social Insurance Number (it’s less often than you might think)
Global NewsAmy Minsky
The recent disclosure of a massive data breach at Equifax, a credit monitoring firm, has highlighted a vital issue for Canadians – when, and to whom, is someone actually required to divulge their Social Insurance Number? In the wrong hands, the confidential...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
IFC launches digital financial services project in Azerbaijan
Trend.Az - All news
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 19 By Azad Hasanli - Trend: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is starting the implementation of the Electronic and Digital Financial Services project in Azerbaijan. First deputy chairman of Azerbaijan’s Central Bank, Alim Guliyev, addressing an event in Baku...
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Finance, Insurance Industry
Pensions to British expats could STOP without Brexit deal
Daily MailTanya Jefferies, Thisismoney.Co.Uk
Elderly expats in the EU could see their pension payments stopped if there is a no-deal 'cliff edge' Brexit, the Government has been warned. Pension and insurance deals could enter legal limbo, leaving British expats and other EU residents facing financial hardship...
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Health Care Industry, Medicare
Where Should You Retire? These 5 Factors Will Help You Decide
Fool.com: The Motley FoolChristy Bieber
Whether you're getting ready to retire tomorrow or are just dreaming of a far-off future when you can say goodbye to the working world, it's fun to think about where you'll spend your senior years. The world is your oyster once you...
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Foreclosure, Mortgages
Equity release vs the retirement interest-only mortgage
Daily MailSarah Davidson, Thisismoney.Co.Uk
An interest-only mortgage time bomb has been ticking for several years now and there are fears it's about to go off. We've known trouble has been coming since about 2008, but the City watchdog is now so worried about the number of...
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
3 Ways to Scrub a Collections Stain Off a Credit Report
NerdWallet NewsSean Pyles
With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we spend literally 1,000s of hours researching partner offers and following strict editorial integrity to match you with the perfect choice. We even...
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Corporate Governance, Pensions & Retirement Plans
Foreign bidders face new hurdles in British takeovers
TelegraphChristopher Williams
Bidders for British companies will have to reveal if they plan to move the headquarters or shut down research labs under a planned overhaul of the takeover rules. The tightening of the Takeover Code is designed to set higher standards for foreign...
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Carbon Tax, Finance
The Green Investment Pension Con
Cato InstituteIke Brannon
Public pensions are complicated beasts. They represent the aggregation of promises made to public employees—both current and former—to pay them benefits from their retirement until their demise. They sum to a growing—albeit somewhat imprecise—stream of payments that presently extends to close to...
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