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4 Financial Mistakes To Avoid For A Good Credit Score

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When it comes to managing money responsibly, there are certain missteps that can have an immediate repercussion on your finances.

For example, unnecessary spending means less money in your bank accounts to cover your bills. Or missing a credit card statement can result in a late fee.

But there are also those money mistakes that may not have as dramatic and sudden effect on your

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The good, the bad and the urgent with climate finance in 2020

Multilateral development banks (MDBs) play an important role in financing developing countries’ efforts to reduce emissions and protect against the effects of climate change, and 2020 was a critical waypoint for MDB climate finance. For one, it marked the due date for the climate finance targets many MDBs set in 2015. 2020 was also the year by which developed countries committed to mobilize $100 billion per year in climate finance for developing countries, with many developed countries channeling a significant share through MDBs.

Unfortunately, MDB climate finance for developing countries fell by almost 5 percent in 2020 compared to 2019

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Women Spac founders are good for finance

Special purpose acquisition companies updates

Last month, a special purpose acquisition company (Spac) called Athena used $415m to absorb a midsized California-based entity called Heliogen, which produces solar plants controlled by artificial intelligence.

Nothing remarkable about that, you might think; or not in today’s overheated markets, where investment funds have recently flooded into AI, green energy, and Spacs. In the first seven months of 2021, an astonishing $180bn was raised for Spacs, which collect pools of money to buy companies like Heliogen

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He Convinced the Elite He Invested for Good. Then the Money Vanished.

“It’s a crucial moment in history. It’s an opportunity to immutably and absolutely change the course of innumerable lives.”

Arif Naqvi, a silver-haired man of soft, bearish charm, was giving the biggest speech of his life. Hundreds of business leaders were gathered at New York City’s Mandarin Oriental hotel to hear him speak on that Monday morning in September of 2017. This was his moment. The eyes of the global elite were on him and he knew he needed to make a big impression.

The U.S. press had published glowing articles about Mr. Naqvi, who socialized with billionaires, royalty and

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‘Bringing back mask mandate is a good idea’: doctor on Delta variant

The World Health Organization’s decision to encourage those who are fully vaccinated to wear masks as a result of the highly transmissible Delta variant is “a good idea,” according to University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix’s Dr. Shad Marvasti.

“We don’t want to wait until after the fact and get caught with this thing already ahead of us when we know that masks work,” Marvasti told Yahoo Finance Live. “To put this in context, the Alpha variant, which originated out of the UK, was about 50% more infectious and transmissible. The Delta variant is 60% more infectious than that.”

The

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