Finance scam horror stories and how to protect yourself .

According to global data from internet security provider Norton, people in their 20s and 30s lose the most money to investment scams. In particular, those under 50 are more than five times as likely as over-50s to lose money to cryptocurrency scams. In October-December 2021, government cybersecurity agency CERT NZ received 568 reports of scams. …

Are Katapult Holdings about to launch a Virtual Credit card ?

Orlando Zayas runs Katapult, a lease-to-own company that accepts shoppers rejected by lenders.Katapult went public one year ago via a SPAC merger and opened at $14 a share under the NASDAQ ticker KPLT. It is now trading at a discount of 90 percent of that price. Many credit-card applicants gets rejected . Orlando Zayas, the …

Booster Innovation Fund Brings Tech-based New Zealand Innovations Within reach of retail investors.

New Zealand-owned and operated, KiwiSaver provider, Booster, is kicking off the first NZX listing of 2022, with the launch of its new retail investment fund, the Booster Innovation Fund (BIF). The investment fund is the first of its kind listed on the NZX (on 2 March), providing retail investors with direct access to early-stage companies, …

$25 Million Giveaway and 30,000 Unopened Letters. The true story.

In 1970, Michael James Brody Jr. announced he would give away his fortune to anyone who asked. The letters he received are a time capsule of the setting of the Age of Aquarius. “It’s very, very unusual to get everyday people’s stories into the archives in a way like this, with thousands of people writing …

Cold Response 2022 .

The exercise is scheduled for March and April 2022 and will be led by the Norwegian Joint Headquarters. The first allied troops arrived in Norway in the autumn and winter 2021–22 to train and prepare for the exercise. The military activity will mainly take place in south-eastern Norway, central Norway and the northern parts of the country. As of …

Katapult Holdings. Is it about to rally after beating expectations?

Its been a tough time since Katapult listed trough a SPAC last year. They withdrew forward expectations because of the uncertainty with lockdowns and problems in logistical chains. People can't finance products that haven't arrived in the shop. The threat of inflation also put dark clouds on the horizons. The share price went from a …

Global Markets are nervously waiting for a solution in the Ukraine .

Markets have taken a bit of a tumble as the potential for war in Ukraine draws closer. Even small countries like New Zealand have asked it's citizens to leave immediately from Ukraine as more and more troops are poured into the region. Hopefully a peaceful solution can be found, and loss of life can be …

PayPal Mafia

Known as the PayPal Mafia, the earliest founders at the fintech have gone on to create scores of billion-dollar companies since. Names like Linkedin, Youtube, SpaceX and Affirm to name a few. Here’s the impact just one payments company has had on the entire tech scene. Harvard, Ajax and Alabama Football…some institutions are famous for …

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