Meeting someone later in life can bring huge joy, but a new relationship can also be fraught with difficulty, particularly when it comes to money. If you’re new on the dating scene after years of marriage, the modern rules of money will have changed. And they are ones all women would be wise to embrace. According to a recent survey by Netwealth, while 31 per cent of women aged 16 to 34 now keep their finances separate from their partner, most women aged over 55 shared their wealth — even though one in three regretted not maintaining financial independence. What still hasn’t changed is people’s reticence to discuss money with a new partner — and that could come at enormous cost. There are far too many examples of women, later in life, being duped by men who profess to be in love with them but who are only after their cash. Financial journalist Heather McGregor recommends asking a man how much he earns on a first date, to check whether you are both … [Read more...] about Why every midlife woman must watch their money when they fall in love: Ask his salary on the first date, never lend him any cash and don’t risk the kids’ inheritance
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Facebook's global digital currency called Libra suffered a major setbacks on Friday with three major backers exiting a group of companies meant to help establish the project. EBay, Stripe, and Mastercard all announced their intention to leave which marks the second major rebuke of Libra after Paypal exited the group just last week. 'We highly respect the vision of the Libra Association; however, eBay has made the decision to not move forward as a founding member,' EBay said in a statement. Scroll down for video. The launch of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has been dealt a blow by partners Visa and Mastercard who have backed out of a group of supporters (Stock image) The Libra Association confirmed the exits of EBay and Stripe. Mastercard's exit was reported by the Wall Street Journal. Facebook announced plans to launch the digital currency in June 2020 in partnership with other members of Libra Association, but the project has quickly run into trouble with skeptical … [Read more...] about Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra suffers another setback as eBay, Mastercard and Stripe all pull their support amid pressure from lawmakers
If you had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 you may be eligible for damage payment resulting from a class-action lawsuit filed against the tech giant. Some users will be eligible for credit monitoring and identity recovery assistant services from AllClearID, paid for by Yahoo. Others will be eligible for a cash payment of up to $358.80 to reimburse for credit monitoring services paid out of pocket. Scroll down for video Yahoo has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit and pay damages of $117.5 million for faulty security measures. Yahoo recently reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit filed as a result of the privacy breach and agreed to pay $117.5 million in damages to residents of the US or Israel. To be eligible for damages, users will have to have either owned a Yahoo account between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016, or been sent a notice of data breach from Yahoo between 2016 and 2017. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next NASA … [Read more...] about Yahoo may owe you up to $358 due to a class action settlement over security breaches between 2012 and 2016
This is what happens when the government targets you for zombie debt collection. You receive a letter from your state’s department of human services claiming that you were “overissued” $4,132 in food stamp and cash benefits in the 1980s. Enclosed is a copy of the original overpayment notice they say they sent you when you were still listening to Madonna and Bobby Brown. You don’t remember ever seeing it before. The letter informs you that, since you didn’t respond immediately three decades ago, your 90-day window to request a fair hearing and contest the overpayment has closed. You now have a debt, and it’s past due. The state threatens to refer this debt to the United States Department of Treasury, which has the power to withhold your federal tax return, your earned income tax credit, a portion of your military retirement pay – even your social security disability check. You are barely making ends meet, so the financial loss might mean doing … [Read more...] about Struggling Americans are haunted by zombie debt. Will you be next?
Former football agent Ricky Nixon gave all the warning signs that he wasn't quite coping with the death of his great mate Danny Frawley. When the man lovingly known as 'Spud' took his own life on September 9, those closest to him looked back and thought they too probably missed the signs. Nixon, 56, was taken to The Alfred Hospital by police for assessment from his Port Melbourne flat on Tuesday afternoon after threatening self harm. The former top player agent in the AFL and father-of-two made three Facebook posts between 5.40pm and 5.54pm on Tuesday indicating he wanted to take his own life. The first said he had broken up with his fiancee Melissa Huynh and that she had 'no idea how bad he was struggling'. Ricky Nixon (left) has been taken to hospital after making suicidal threats on social media. The former St Kilda star made three Facebook posts between 5.40pm and 5.54pm on Tuesday indicating he wanted to take his own life Kim Duthie, who was … [Read more...] about Inside story of how the death of ‘best mate’ Danny Frawley sent fallen celebrity football agent Ricky Nixon’s life spiralling into despair – ending in him being rushed to hospital