Forum Financial Management, LP Named to the 2020 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers

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LOMBARD, Ill., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Forum Financial Management, LP has been named to the 2020 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers (FT 300). As of December 2019, Forum Financial Management has more than $4.5 billion of assets under management and serviced.

Forum Financial Management, LP Logo (PRNewsfoto/Forum Financial Management)

Karma Forrestal, Forum partner and co-founder of the Forum Women’s Initiative, attributes the steady increase of new clients in the first half of 2020 to efforts by Forum advisors to counsel as many clients and new investors as possible. A feat not easily accomplished in the middle of a pandemic, as Forrestal relates in her July FPA Next Generation Planner feature article on COVID-19 and previous market crises.   

Regarding Forum’s consecutive appearances on the FT 300, Forrestal said, “We are committed to the growth of this firm, which we have defined as growth that

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Top French court upholds $56 million Google privacy breach fine

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By Mathieu Rosemain

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s top administrative court upheld a 50 million-euro fine ($56 million) imposed last year on Alphabet’s Google for breaching European Union online privacy rules, it said on Friday.

Although representing a tiny fraction of Google’s financial resources, the penalty sent ripples through Silicon Valley and is still the biggest fine imposed for such a breach.

A spokeswoman for Google said in a written statement on Friday Google would review possible changes.

“People expect to understand and control how their data is used, and we’ve invested in industry-leading tools that help them do both,” the statement said.

“This case was not about whether consent is needed for personalised advertising, but about how exactly it should be obtained. In light of this decision, we will now review what changes we need to make.”

The French regulator CNIL in January last year found the world’s biggest search

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Top tips to save when shopping online in a lockdown

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Buying second-hand goods on Amazon, eBay or Gumtree could save you money during lockdown. (Christian Wiediger/Unsplash)
Buying second-hand goods on Amazon, eBay or Gumtree could save you money during lockdown. (Christian Wiediger/Unsplash)

From abandoning your basket to timing your spree right, a few insider hacks could save you up to £300 a year shopping online.

We all love getting a good deal, especially in lockdown when cashflow is uncertain.

With that in mind, personal finance experts Ocean Finance has compiled 23 insider tips that could help you save up to £300 every year.

Top 10 money-saving tips

1. Save your shopping for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

Retailers tend to offer discounts on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, so if you wait until the middle of the week, you could potentially save a lot of money on the items you are looking for.

2. Check store tags to see what is going to be put on sale

For those who like to look in-store before making a purchase

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Top 10 Estate Planning Tips in a Time of Coronavirus

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It has arrived: the unexpected, potentially life-threatening circumstance you had in mind when you set up your estate plan, and now you’re feeling really relieved that you took care of it before the emergency struck. Right?

SEE ALSO: 12 Different Times When You Should Update Your Will

Even if you haven’t already set up your estate plan, and even in today’s world of social distancing, it isn’t too late to get your affairs in order so that you and your family are prepared for the worst. There may be some things out of your control right now, but your estate plan isn’t one of them. Here is what you need, and how you can get it set up, even though — lucky you — you can’t get within 6 feet of a lawyer.

Advance Health Care Directive

Sometimes called a patient advocate designation or health care proxy, this document names

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BUILT BY GIRLS: Top 5 money myths debunked for the class of 2020

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At a time when only online commencements are taking place, Cashay sister site BUILT BY GIRLS is giving its financial advice for the class of 2020. Through honest conversations, the team also debunks common money myths to ease the worries of recent graduates.

“I didn’t really start making money moves until well into my post-grad life. I waffled a bit when it came to getting my personal finances in order, let alone student loans, retirement savings, or anything else,” said Danya Sherbini, the community and programs lead at BUILT BY GIRLS. “And now it feels like I’m catching up when I see some of my peers doing really adult things like buying a house.”

While Sherbini can’t change her past, she hopes her experience will inspire new graduates to be more proactive earlier in their adult lives.

“I always thought I could just be young for now and the adulting

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Ladbrokes and Coral owner dishes out multi-million share bonus to top bosses

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Betting shop owner GVC (GVC.L) has awarded its top executives shares worth more than £3m ($3.8m) despite furloughing 14,000 staff.

The Ladbrokes Coral group, one of GVC’s subsidiaries, has handed chief executive Kenny Alexander shares worth £3.3m while chief financial officer Rob Wood has been rewarded with shares worth £1.4m. 

GVC furloughed all staff at its 3,100 Ladbrokes and Coral betting shops in March but topped up the government funding so workers received a full wage. All of the outlets will reopen tomorrow.

The company, which has also benefitted from business rates relief, said it had saved £20m a month since receiving government aid.

Think tank High Pay Centre has condemned the share payout, calling on government to take action.

“For a company to be relying on public finances to pay its workers’ wages, while handing out millions to its executives in bonuses flies in the face of what the

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Top 15 Best Personal Finance Websites

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Here are the top 15 Best Personal Finance Sites based on popularity as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a continually updated average of each website’s Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast.“*#*” Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data.

1 | Yahoo! Finance

110 – eBizMBA Rank | 70,000,000 – Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | *50* – Compete Rank | *170* – Quantcast Rank | N/A – Alexa Rank | Last Updated: February 1, 2020. The Best Personal Finance Websites | eBizMBA

MSN Money2 | MSN MoneyCentral

138 – eBizMBA Rank | 65,000,000 – Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | *100* – Compete Rank | *175* – Quantcast Rank | N/A – Alexa Rank | Last Updated: February 1, 2020. The Best Personal Finance Websites | eBizMBA

CNN Money3 | CNN Money

148 – eBizMBA Rank | 50,000,000 – Estimated Unique Monthly

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Top 10 Ways to Make Money on the Internet

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Unless you’re a freegan and have found a way to live entirely off the grid, you probably need some sort of steady income in order to survive. The traditional way to earn money, of course, is by having a job. You work for a company or start your own, and the work you do earns you money, which you spend on things like a mortgage, rent, food, clothing, utilities and entertainment.

Most people typically work from their company’s central location, a physical space where everyone from that organization gathers to exchange ideas and organize their efforts. But many folks have found ways to make money within the comfort of their own home, thanks to the internet. Some of these gigs are best for those looking to make a little extra money on the side, while others can lead to full-time jobs and big success.

Many web-based jobs require you

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2 Law School Personal Statements That Succeeded | Top Law Schools

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Deciding what to say in the law school personal statement is the most challenging part of the admissions process for some applicants.

“Even people who are good writers often have a hard time writing about themselves,” says Jessica Pishko, a former admissions consultant and writing tutor at Accepted, a Los Angeles-based admissions consulting firm. “That is perfectly normal.”

Pishko, who coached law school applicants on how to overcome writer’s block, says, “If you can find the thing that you really care about, that is who you are, and talking about that is a great way to write about yourself.”

Why Law Schools Ask for Personal Statements

Personal statements can offer J.D. admissions committees “a narrative” about the applicant, which is important because it is rare for law schools to conduct admissions interviews, says Christine Carr, a law school admissions consultant with Accepted who previously was an associate director of admissions

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U.S. weekly jobless claims top 6 million amid coronavirus pandemic – National

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The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row — topping 6 million — as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economists say has pushed the economy into recession.

READ MORE: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit for COVID-19 — who’s eligible and how to apply

Thursday’s weekly jobless claims report from the Labor Department, the most timely data on the economy’s health, reinforced economists’ views that the longest employment boom in U.S. history probably ended in March.

Coronavirus outbreak: Trump says there’s plenty of ventilators, big order of medical supplies made to Walmart

Coronavirus outbreak: Trump says there’s plenty of ventilators, big order of medical supplies made to Walmart

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits surged 3.3 million to a seasonally adjusted 6.6 million for the week ended March 28,

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