888Live Festival Returns to London With Action Clocks [News]

Sharelines Aspers Casino in London is the place to be from Oct. 5-16 when the 888Live Series returns to the English capital for 12 days of poker action with $ 800,000 of guaranteed prize pools. A £120,000 guaranteed Opening Event, which costs £220 to enter, kicks the series off in style but it is the…

The Most Expensive Millennial Mistake (and How to Fix It)

If you’re a millennial, chances are you’re well aware of the importance of saving your hard-earned dollars. However, you’re also likely saving the wrong way — costing you thousands of dollars each year. The word “saving” for most evokes the idea of a savings account. But, for millennials who have a long time-horizon, an integral…

You may have all you really need to retire. Here’s why

Let’s face it: Planning for retirement and figuring out if you can afford it can be a total nightmare. For starters, the financial industry constantly tells us we aren’t saving enough for life after work and that we probably won’t be able to afford to leave when it’s time to go. Meanwhile banks and brokers…

Third day of protests set over police acquittal in St. Louis

Protests were to resume in St. Louis on Sunday in the wake of the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, after a second night of sporadic violence between a small group of demonstrators and riot police. Protesters will hold a rally outside police headquarters at 3 p.m.…

Bank of Canada calls for nominations for the 2018 Fellowship Program awards

The Bank of Canada is inviting Canadian universities to nominate exceptional academics for its 2018 Fellowship and Governor’s awards. Presented annually, these awards distinguish and support the work of academics who are making exemplary contributions to economic and financial research in Canada. Because issues related to central banking extend beyond traditional monetary policy theory,…

Uber vs. Lyft: This is the ultimate ridesharing app showdown

The ridesharing revolution began harmlessly enough. Uber used the burgeoning app market to launch an on-demand vehicle service that soon grew into a multi-billion-dollar game-changer. Lyft wasn’t far behind, launching its own flavor of ridesharing in its home market of San Francisco soon afterward. Today, the question of choosing Uber vs. Lyft is a debate…