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Your money: Cosigning a student loan? Be prepared to pay

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Is your college-bound child a good credit risk? FILE PHOTO: Messages and artwork are pictured on the top of the caps of graduating students during their graduation ceremony at UC San Diego in San Diego, California, U.S. June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Consider this very carefully before cosigning a private Read More

Get ready to pay more for airline tickets as new aviation fuel tax looms

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The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have a “negligible” impact on jobs and the economy. But experts say that it will have far-reaching effects. According to a leaked EC report, taxing aviation kerosene sold in Europe would cut aviation emissions by 16.4 Read More

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years

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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world’s biggest platinum and gold producers. FILE PHOTO: Student Rutendo Madziva reads by candlelight during an electrical power cut in Marondera, Zimbabwe, May 14, 2019. Read More

A doctor on TV, Hill Harper is a money guru in real life

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Many Hollywood stars are known for their lavish spending, but Hill Harper is far on the other end of the spectrum. He gives out sound money advice – not in character on TV, but in real life, with his knowledge gained as a Harvard-trained lawyer and serial entrepreneur. FILE PHOTO: Hill Read More

South Korea’s latest big export: Jobless college graduates

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Cho Min-kyong boasts an engineering degree from one of South Korea’s top universities, a school design award and a near-perfect score in her English proficiency test. Jobseekers look at recruitment advertisements during the 2018 Japan Job Fair in Seoul, South Korea, November 7, 2018. Picture taken on November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Read More

Gucci owner Kering agrees record Italian tax settlement

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MILAN/Paris (Reuters) – French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to pay a record 1.25 billion euros ($1.40 billion) to settle a dispute with Italian tax authorities centered on its fashion brand Gucci. FILE PHOTO: People looks at the Gucci’s flagship store window in Montenapoleone street downtown Milan, Italy December 8, Read More

Renewables growth is stalling, warns IEA

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Renewable energy deployment stalled out last year, raising alarm bells about the pace of the clean energy transition. In 2018, total deployment of renewable energy stood at about 180 gigawatts (GW), which was the same as the previous year. It was the first time since 2001 that capacity failed to increase year-on-year, according to theInternational Read More