provided by Published 10:49 am PST, Thursday, December 20, 2018 WAYHOME studio/Shutterstock Everyone makes money mistakes. Certified financial planner Eric Roberge shares his advice on what to do when you've made a mistake with your money. Instead of beating yourself up for the money mistake, acknowledge that it happened, and take responsibility. Commit to making better financial decisions, and actually take action. Let's take a quick quiz. Count how many times you answer "yes" to the following questions: Have you ever... Overdrafted your checking account? Forgotten to pay a bill? Spent more than you earned? Acted on bad financial advice? Chosen to spend your money instead of save it? Ignored a financial problem instead of dealing with it? Procrastinated on an important task in your financial life until it was too late? Now, add up the total. Is your score "1" or higher? Congratulations! You're perfectly normal. Everyone makes mistakes with their … [Read more...] about I’m a financial planner, and I’ve realized absolutely everyone makes money mistakes. Here are the first 4 things to do when you mess up.
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The personal data of hundreds of millions of people has been stolen by cyber criminals, but what is the point in stealing this data, and how does anyone make any money from it? Last Friday, up to half a billion customers of a Marriott-owned hotel chain were informed their data dating back to 2014 had been stolen.Another 100 million users of Q&A website Quora were told that hackers had made away with their data, the company admitted on Monday.Sky News and cyber risk business Digital Shadows were unable to find this specific stolen data being sold on the dark web.However on a variety of marketplaces vendors were offering what they claimed were accounts on Amazon, AirBnB, and a range of retail stores.The sale of these data sets usually takes place after the attackers have attempted to use it to make money themselves.Rafael Amado, senior strategy and research analyst at Digital Shadows, told Sky News that there is a standard procedure for criminals who hold this kind of data.He said: … [Read more...] about Who steals personal data and how do they make money from it?
By Erin Griffith Published 3:47 pm PST, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 An “Invest Saudi” ad is the backdrop for the Oct. 23 opening day of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh. An “Invest Saudi” ad is the backdrop for the Oct. 23 opening day of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh. Photo: Javier Blas / Bloomberg Photo: Javier Blas / Bloomberg Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 An “Invest Saudi” ad is the backdrop for the Oct. 23 opening day of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh. An “Invest Saudi” ad is the backdrop for the Oct. 23 opening day of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh. Photo: Javier Blas / Bloomberg Startups ask, … [Read more...] about Startups ask, ‘Are we making money for Saudi Arabia?’
WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton has revealed that he had a tense clash with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg over monetizing the messaging app. In an interview with Forbes, Acton said he wanted to introduce a metered model to WhatsApp, but Facebook’s top executives wanted to go much further. Acton said Sandberg and CEO Mark Zuckerberg “represent a set of business practices, principles and ethics, and policies that I don’t necessarily agree with.” Brian Acton has revealed the details of a fiery clash he had with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg over monetizing WhatsApp. In a bombshell interview with Forbes, the WhatsApp cofounder discussed his departure last year after disagreeing with Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for aggressively making money off of the messaging app. Acton and his cofounder Jan Koum, who quit in April, were famously reluctant to introduce ads into the service, but that’s also Facebook’s primary way of making money. Acton shed light … [Read more...] about WhatsApp’s cofounder had a fiery standoff with Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg over how to make money from the messaging app
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