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What investors would do to never manage their personal finances again

What investors would do to never manage their personal finances again

Finance
Stocks that pay dividends have, over long periods, outperformed stocks that do not.GlobalStock | Getty ImagesWhat would you be willing to do if you never had to manage your personal finances again?A new survey from Merrill Edge posed that question to 1,000 investors with up to $ 250,000 in investible assets. And some of the answers are surprising.Topping that list was giving up all social media platforms for good, which was chosen by 41% of respondents. That was followed by permanently cutting all carbs, sugar and alcohol, at 37%; giving up smartphone access for a month, 35%; running into your ex every time you're out with your current partner, 25%; and moving back in with your parents, 25%. "It's something that people just simply don't like to talk about," said Aron Levine, head of consum...
Leigh Griffiths says his Celtic return is close after spending a month out of action for personal reasons

Leigh Griffiths says his Celtic return is close after spending a month out of action for personal reasons

Sports
comeback close The Scotsman dropped a major hint on social media that he is closing in on a comeback Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has said he will soon be back scoring goals and lifting trophies for the Bhoys. The Scotsman has spent a month out of the game to seek professional help and deal with off-field issues. Leigh Griffiths has taken some time out of the game But he dropped a major hint on social media that he is closing in on a comeback. Griffiths retweeted a supportive message from a Celtic fan which featured a video of him lifting silverware and scoring goals for club and country. In response to the video, he tweeted: “Not long before I’m back doing all this!” On Sunday, the 28-year-old said he was off work “...
ETMONEY partners with Fullerton India to offer personal loans up to Rs 20 lakh

ETMONEY partners with Fullerton India to offer personal loans up to Rs 20 lakh

Finance
New Delhi: ETMONEY, a Times Internet-backed fintech company, announced its partnership with Fullerton India Credit, a non-banking financial company with a pan-India presence, to offer personal loans up to Rs 20 lakh in a hassle-free manner with minimal documentation. In May this year, ETMONEY forayed into the lending space with a unique LoanPass solution that enables anyone to take recurring, small ticket unsecured loans with a single tap on their smartphone. It has seen great initial success with that, and is on track for annualised disbursal of Rs 120 crore through LoanPass. The present partnership with Fullerton India will allow ETMONEY to leverage the latter's expansive presence across the country to offer unsecured loans for various credit needs arising from marriage, medical emergenc...
India’s personal wealth may grow at 13%: Report

India’s personal wealth may grow at 13%: Report

Finance
NEW DELHI: The country’s personal wealth is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to $ 5 trillion by 2022 from $ 3 trillion in 2017 to get the rank of 11th wealthiest nation globally by 2022, improving its rank by four places from 2017, said a report by Boston Consulting Group. India’s personal wealth was estimated to be $ 3 trillion in 2017. The US leads the chart in terms of total personal wealth with $ 80 trillion in 2017, which is projected to touch $ 100 trillion by 2022. China is ranked second, with a total personal wealth of $ 21 trillion, which is expected to more than double to $ 43 trillion by 2022. The report noted that India constitutes the second largest pool of wealth from emerging markets in the coming years, with $ 2.2 billion. It is the fifth largest Asian market in number of
Love Island babe Megan Barton Hanson CANCELS ALL appearances 'due to personal reasons'

Love Island babe Megan Barton Hanson CANCELS ALL appearances 'due to personal reasons'

Entertainment
The TV babe, who is currently dating Wes Nelson, had been hired for a host of PA's and meet and greet sessions with fans up and down the UK.However, according to one venue to had booked the blonde beauty in Scotland, Megan Barton Hanson  has pulled out of all work commitments until the forceable future.She has been due to appear at Lourenzos Dunfermline in Fife tonight, but in a last minute shake-up the Meg has dropped out – citing "personal reasons” the process.A post shared on the official Lourenzos Dunfermline Facebook page now reads: "IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT."Management cancellation: Megan Barton ITV PULLED OUT: Meg's team have confirmed to Lourenzos she won't be appearing ...