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PTSB representatives criticised at Oireachtas committee

The Chairman of the Oireachtas Finance Committee has strongly criticised representatives of Permanent TSB. Representatives of the bank are before the committee to discuss the ongoing tracker mortgage controversy. Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said nothing seemed to have happened since the day tracker customers went before their committee to …

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The 'curse' of winning the lottery?

Be careful what you wish for. The New Hampshire woman who won the $559.7 million Powerball jackpot last month is refusing to claim her prize until she’s assured anonymity. And she may have a compelling reason to seek the guarantee. It turns out winning a jackpot of millions or even …

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The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon

Anshu Sharma is a serial entrepreneur and a former venture partner at Storm Ventures. More posts by this contributor: There are a handful of companies that have an unbeatable advantage — the fiduciary moat. In finance world, when you hire an advisor who is a fiduciary — he’s legally bound to put your financial …

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YouTube's Loss Could Be Facebook's Gain

Turmoil at Alphabet ‘s (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL)  YouTube is blood in the water for a shark like Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) . CNBC is reporting that the social networking giant is talking to media buyers about expanding the Facebook Watch program, in which it places ads on videos created exclusively …

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3 Rules for Picking the Perfect Retirement Age

Almost three-quarters of Americans plan to work past retirement age, according to a recent Gallup poll. And while most of those people expect to work only part-time when they are over 65, a bit more than 10% of us think we’ll be working full-time well into our golden years. These …

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