Share Tweet Email 7 On Your Side Share: Share Tweet Email Share: Share Tweet Email KGO By Michael Finney and SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Charles Schwab recently released its 2019 Modern Wealth Survey where more than 750 Bay Area residents were interviewed about their spending habits.The survey says a third of Bay Area residents admit their spending habits have been influenced by images and experiences shared by friends on social media.So, if social media does impact your spending, how can you make sure you avoid getting into financial trouble?Richard Zak, Regional Market Executive for Charles Schwab spoke with 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney about the survey findings.You can watch the full interview in the video above.If you would like more information on the survey, here is a link to Charles Schwab's website. Report a correction or typo Related topics: personal finance san francisco bank business money social media 7 … [Read more...] about Is social media influencing your spending habits?
Lifestyle / Money by The Sunday Post May 21, 2019, 12:01 am Sign up to our Weekly newsletter If your bank balance is looking a bit battered right now, as a result of spending splurges over Easter and the recent Bank Holidays, you’re not alone. According to figures from Barclaycard, consumer spending grew by 2.5% year-on-year in April, as the spring weather encouraged people to loosen their purse strings. Whether you’ve had a break away, overspent in the sales or started a new home improvement project, now’s the time to do some repair work to your finances. “Consumers could have easily been swept away with the long Bank Holiday and now be puzzled as to how to get their finances back on track,” says Rachel Springall, a finance expert at Moneyfacts.co.uk. “It may be hard to resist a last-minute break away or to take advantage of sales, even if it means their bank account dipping into the red or indeed incurring interest on a credit … [Read more...] about Money: Restore your finances after spring spending splurges
Decision aimed at giving much-needed boost to exports 0SHARES Share Tweet Email Recommended Stories Finance dept sets April 30 deadlineThe provincial exchequer has asked K-P government institutions to stop using funds allocated for various projectsYouth need micro-financing facilities: CMKamal says govt keen to work with private sector for job creation'IMF programme will kill Pakistan's economy'Ex-SBP governor and former finance minister Dr Hafiz Pasha calls capacity of the finance ministry shamefully low … [Read more...] about SBP raises cheaper financing limit to Rs2.5b
Carl's Jr. is debuting a cannabis-infused burger on 4/20. The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight will be topped with CBD-infused Santa Fe Sauce, and will be sold at a lone location in Denver, Colorado for a single day.It will cost $4.20.If the burger sells well, Carl's Jr. may consider expanding the test and selling CBD-infused burgers at more locations, an executive told Business Insider. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.Carl's Jr. is making history this 4/20.On Saturday, Carl's Jr. will debut the CBD-infused Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight at a single location in Denver, Colorado. The CBD Burger will be available for $4.20 during the one-day test, fittingly held on April 20, a weed-filled celebration for many Americans. With the test, Carl's Jr. will become the first major fast-food chain to roll out a cannabis-infused menu item — even if just for a one location, one-day event. The CheeseBurger Delight consists of two beef patties, … [Read more...] about Carl’s Jr. will become the first major fast-food chain to debut a cannabis-infused burger
T-Mobile (TMUS) and Comcast (CMCSA) announced new robocalling protections on Wednesday, saying calls made to and from each other’s networks will be able to be verified as legitimate.To rid the world of scam calls, the FCC and telecom industry are banking on a forthcoming technology called STIR/SHAKEN, which would authenticate calls by exchanging certificates so that your phone knows if an incoming call is legitimate or “spoofed.”The timeline for industry adoption is slow, with most large carriers testing the technology in 2019 and implementing it widely in 2020. But in Wednesday’s announcement, T-Mobile said its verified program with Comcast is fully ready and is built upon these STIR/SHAKEN standards.“Essentially, you just exchange certificates,” said Grant Castle, VP Engineering Services at T-Mobile. “Exchanging them between us [means] we know the traffic we carry is our own and when we send it to Comcast, they’ll know it came from … [Read more...] about T-Mobile, Comcast launch verification system to fight robocalls