Monthly Archives: July 2022

Chinese digital loan sharks spread their wings in India: report

New Delhi: Chinese syndicates and criminal gangs conduct scam operations illegally in India. Several cases of such digital loan sharks have been detected in the recent past and it is suspected that the scale of such illegal activities has increased over time. Recently, a case of so-called “Chinese loan application” …

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Tom Grennan Teases New Direction on Third Album E! News UK

Tom Grennan was done with ballads when he wrote “All These Nights”. The ‘Little Bit of Love’ hitmaker recently dropped the uplifting melody and teased that fans can expect more songs in that vein on his upcoming album. Speaking on Nick Grimshaw and Angela Hartnett’s new podcast ‘Dish’, Tom said: …

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CT consumers will get a refund from the payday loan collection agency

CONNECTICUT — The state’s banking department has reached a settlement with a consumer collection agency trying to collect payday loans that can’t be enforced in Connecticut. Connecticut-licensed consumer collection agencies cannot collect on small loans (less than $15,000) from unlicensed non-exempt lenders, including those affiliated with tribes. Small loans made …

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The Funk Hunters and KillWill Release “Eleanor Rigby” Album Cover Music w/Friends

Fresh off their North American tour dates, The Funk Hunters head into summer 2022 showing their penchant for musical camaraderie with their aptly titled album, Music with friends. The project includes collaborations with Big Gigantic, Dr. Fresch, Opiuo, Haywyre, Champagne Drip, and above all a collaboration with KillWill for a …

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DFPI Bulletin Digest: July 2022

July 2022 DFPI Bulletin Focuses on Small Businesses funding disclosuresproposed rules on commercial financial productsand the Contribution rate 2022-2023 for financial institutions, among other topics. Editor’s Note – California Financial Protection and Innovation Department (DFPIformerly the Business Supervision Department) oversees, licenses and regulates a variety of financial institutions, including certain …

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The iconic T. Rex album cover that was shot by a Beatle

The iconic 1972 T. Rex album cover The cursor came with famous photo credit: Ringo Starr. The black-and-white image, which featured T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan in his Mad Hatter top hat, was taken at John Lennon’s country home in Tittenhurst Park, an estate in Berkshire that spanned approximately 72 …

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Experts urge avoiding payday loans

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – As we see the highest inflation in four decades, you’re trying to stretch your budgets, but financial experts are encouraging any option to help pay the bills except a payday loan. A payday loan might sound great because it’s basically instant cash when you need …

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Installment Loans with BridgePayday: How They Help You Finance Big Purchases or Consolidate Debt

When it comes to financing big purchases or consolidating debt, installment loans can be a great option. Unlike a payday loan, an installment loan is repaid over time in fixed monthly payments. This makes it more manageable for borrowers and can help them avoid costly penalties and interest rates. Installment …

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Ambient Music for Airports album by Brian Eno performed by musicians in an airport

Ambient music must be able to adapt to many levels of listening attention without imposing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting. In the original liner notes of Brian Eno’s founding document on ambient music – 1978 Atmosphere 1: music for airports — the artist …

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A Democrat-funded Super PAC launched TV ads attacking Bob Stefanowski

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – A super PAC funded by the Democratic Governor’s Association has launched television ads attacking Bob Stefanowski. Two other PACs could spend millions on ads to attack Governor Lamont. We still have more than three months until the November election, but the negative publicity has already started. …

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Inflation is at its highest level in 40 years and an expert says the cost of living is even worse than the numbers say

CHICAGO (CBS) — Inflation is at its highest level in 40 years – hitting 9.1% on the year in June, the highest since 1981. The Consumer Price Index reports that the price of gas has skyrocketed nearly 60% in the past year – and that’s of course far from the …

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Marcus Mumford ‘Faced His Demons’ By Making A Solo Album E! News UK

Marcus Mumford “faced his demons” on his upcoming debut solo album. The Mumford and Sons frontman has announced that he is set to release his self-titled album on September 16. And as well as revealing his roster of star performers including Phoebe Bridgers, Brandi Carlile and Clairo, the 35-year-old musician …

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The special story behind the Beatles sergeant. Pepper album cover

In 1966, Beatlemania was in full swing. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were internationally adored for their contributions to music, and they felt the weight of that adoration immensely. Together they had set records for concert attendance and income, and ultimately had to travel by armored …

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Beyoncé channeled Studio 54 with her ‘Renaissance’ album cover

Beyonce’s album Renaissance is the singer’s highly anticipated return to the music world, six years after the release of Lemonade. The Renaissance The album marks a new sonic direction for Beyoncé — something she hinted at with the album cover. Beyoncé at the 2020 BET Awards | BET Awards 2020/Getty …

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‘Worst album cover ever’: Eminem roasted for ‘Curtain Call 2’ art as fans remain disappointed

Eminem is 49 and instead of hanging up his boots, the hip-hop heavyweight releases new music from time to time. Weeks after releasing a collab with nemesis-turned-friend Snoop Dogg titled “From The D 2 The LBC,” the “Not Afraid” hitmaker has announced a new greatest hits compilation album in the …

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Could a valuation gap clause make your home offer stand out?

Image source: Getty Images Homebuyers have faced tough conditions for months as the supply of homes is very tight and prices have soared in many parts of the country. Although there are signs house prices could follow a downward trajectory, right now it’s still a seller’s market in many places. …

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Loans for low-income people Personal loans for a tight budget

When life arrives, taking out a personal loan may be necessary to stay afloat financially. If your credit score is in good shape and you’re earning enough income to pay the loan repayments, you could be back on track sooner rather than later. But if money is tight, managing a …

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A Little-Known Story Behind Led Zeppelin’s ‘Physical Graffiti’ Album Cover

What comes to mind when you hear the band name Led Zeppelin? Is it the singer and lyricist of the group, Robert Plant? The long, but iconic, “Stairway to Heaven”? Either way, one can’t help but think of “Kashmir” and the album that houses the song, physical graffiti. But what …

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Missy Elliott Urges Artists to Be “Fearless” With Their Second Album E! News UK

Missy Elliott has urged artists working on their second albums to be “fearless”. Although the 51-year-old rapper admitted there can be enormous pressure to give a worthy follow-up to a successful debut album, she insisted that it’s important artists take risks when working on new material. She tweeted: “Sophomore albums …

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Paolo Nutini set for third UK number 1 album E! News UK

Paolo Nutini is on course to claim his third UK number 1 album, with Last Night in the Bittersweet currently outscoring its nearest competitors 4:1. The 35-year-old Scottish singer-songwriter’s fourth studio album marks his first release in eight years and tracks to score him a hat-trick of number 1 albums. …

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Sparks enters studio to begin work on new album E! News UK

Sparks has started working on her next album. The American art rock duo – made up of brothers Ron and Russell Mael – have teased fans that they are back in the studio to work on their follow-up to 2020’s ‘A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip’ and soundtrack of 2021 for …

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Levellers Announce 2023 Acoustic Tour and Album E! News UK

The Levellers are set to embark on another “Acoustic Tour” in 2023 and release an album of acoustic reworkings of their “best compositions”. The folk rock band are set to follow up their 2018 companion LP to their 2018 “acoustic tour,” “We The Collective,” with another stripped-down collection and a …

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Inside Housing – Commentary – Rent arrears have nothing to do with tenants’ wasteful spending

We want our customers to talk to us when they are in financial difficulty and let us help them. Customers should be sure that when they ask for help, we will respond with empathy. It is essential that housing associations do more to ensure that those most in need of …

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Pine Nuts: Failed Personal Finance Course

Michigan is set to become the 14e the state of mandating a personal finance course in high school, congratulations. I only wish we had a personal finance class when I was in high school. Left to my own devices, well, I poured every dollar I made as a lifeguard into …

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Pawn Depot opens in LaPlace – The Observer

LAPLACE – Now open at 509 W. Airline Highway, LaPlace’s Pawn Depot is a one-stop shop for lending, selling, trading and buying merchandise. The new business celebrated its soft opening on June 30. A grand opening is planned for later this summer. LaPlace marks Pawn Depot’s seventh location in the …

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Beyoncé wants people to ‘wiggle’ over her next album E! News UK

Beyoncé says her new album is “made to make people squirm”. The “Love On Top” singer opened up about her long-awaited album, “Renaissance,” and how working on it became a place for her to “get away from it all during a scary time for the world” in the midst of …

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