Monday, February 26, 2018

Financial & Legal

Japanese exchange Coincheck

Japanese exchange Coincheck halts trade, after $500mn crypto heist

Coincheck CEO Koichiro Wada and Chief Operating Officer Yusuke Otsuka said it is so far unclear who was responsible for the hack, how it was perpetrated and what damage has been done.
Cryptocurrency Bitcoin and Ripple News

After meltdown – Cryptocurrency market fails to take off

Investors have been worried that regulators around the world will ban or make cryptocurrencies unprofitable.
ripple cryptocurrency

The Hottest New Cryptocurrency! RIPPLE (XRP)

Ripple Labs, a division of Ripple, has set its protocol in placed which enables payments to merchants, consumers, and developers. It’s payment protocol transforms said payment to work like communications ie. with utter transparency.
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British lender Wonga’s data breach – Up to 270,000 affected

"We are working closely with authorities and we are in the process of informing affected customers. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused," the lender added.

6 Things to Consider Before Paying Off a Mortgage Early

Directing excess cash towards paying down a mortgage means those funds aren't available for investing. Living debt-free sounds great, and depending on where you are...

Holiday Hangovers: Tackling Credit Card Debt in the New Year

The Fed's most recent measure of all consumer or household debt is an astounding $3.5 trillion, an all-time high. Now that the stockings are...

In Spain a well written will can save a lot of inheritance tax

A decent will can save you a lot of money Question My brother an myself (residents in Málaga) have received an inheritance from my father of...

How to Get Cheap Life Insurance in 2016

Life insurance is something most people don’t think much about… until they start a family or buy a house, and suddenly realize they’re grown-ups. When...

Government plans huge rises in probate fees charged after death

A new system could see some pay £20,000 when left estates worth more than £2m by a deceased relative The government is planning huge rises...

Why Insurance Deductibles Should Be So High They Hurt

You can save up to 41 percent in home insurance premiums if you raise your policy's deductible -- but there is risk. Insurers will charge...

10 General Steps For Spanish Inheritance

Step 1 - Obtain the original Death Certificate. The original Death Certificate. Step 2 - Apply for the Certificate of Last Wills (this is to check if...

Ten steps in the Spanish Probate process

For UK probate practitioners facing estates which include Spanish assets, it can be useful to have an overview of the Spanish probate process, to...

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