Personal Finance

Bank Of Korea Selects Operators For Its Pilot To Promote Coinless Society

The Bank of Korea, on Friday, said that it has picked the operators that will participate in its pilot project that could help bring the country into a so-called coinless society.

February 27, 2017 at 1:39 am

New Home Permits Issued In South Korea Fell 16.1 Percent In January

New home permits fell 16.1 percent from a year ago in January, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, amid efforts by the government to limit the number of new homes as part of its plan to curb household debt.

February 25, 2017 at 7:13 am

Korean Households' Real Income Fell For The First Time In 7 Years

A stagnant economy and ongoing corporate restructuring led to the first drop in the real income of South Korean households in seven years, according to data from Statistics Korea, sparking more worries about the country's tepid domestic consumption.

February 23, 2017 at 2:14 am

Korea's State Pension Age Needs To Be Raised To 67: Report

South Korea's state pension age needs to be increased if the government hopes to avoid further deterioration of its pension fund by the country's rapidly aging population, according to the National Pension Research Institute report.

February 22, 2017 at 4:52 am

South Koreans Spent Less On Cosmetics And Clothes In 2016

South Koreans' credit card spending on cosmetics and apparel items dropped in 2016, according to the Bank of Korea, as the sluggish economy is slowing down consumer spending.

February 21, 2017 at 7:13 am

Overseas Card Spending By South Koreans Rose To Record High In 2016

South Koreans' overseas card spending climbed to a record high in 2016 as the number of outbound travelers increased, according to the Bank of Korea.

September 15, 2016 at 7:00 am

Wells Fargo Orders Call-Center Agents To Stop Cross-Selling

Call center workers of Wells Fargo & Co. in the United States were told by the company to temporarily stop cross-selling of financial products to their customers.

April 7, 2016 at 7:32 pm

Business Leaders Fix Their Mojo At The Jinx Busters Luck Clinic [EXCLUSIVE]

Popular Los Angeles psychic Marie Bargas will host the first-ever Jinx Busters Luck Clinic featuring Reiki Master and Psychic Surgeon Rachel Secler at the Mystic Journey Bookstore, Venice, CA on May 7th 2016 from 2:00 pm to 3:30pm.

March 3, 2016 at 9:31 am

Playboy Centerfold Stephanie Adams Launches New Beauty Campaign; ‘Goddess of Wall Street’ Shows ‘45 Looks Even Better Than Being In Her 20s’

Through her most recent photo campaign, Playboy Centerfold turned Metaphysical Author and Wall Street Entrepreneur Stephanie Adams, also known as the "Goddess of Wall Street," shows the world that it is indeed possible to look and feel younger naturally. "No surgery, no dieting, no photoshop, and no apologies," Adams said in the statement.

February 17, 2016 at 9:16 pm

Get To Know 5 Of The World’s Wealthiest And Most Eligible Bachelors

One of them happens to be only 25 years old with a net worth of $2.1 billion.

February 10, 2016 at 8:25 pm

Google Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai Becomes Highest Paid Executive In U.S.

According to a regulatory filing, the CEO was awarded with $199 million worth of shares.

January 25, 2016 at 3:51 am

Single Household Increases 27%; Securing Market Opportunities For Food, Appliances Sectors

The number of single households increases substantially over the last few years, where 27 percent increase is seen from 9 percent in 1990.

January 19, 2016 at 11:27 am

Inspirion Wealth Advisors Raises Positions As It Buys More Shares In Abbott Laboratories

About $10,236,000 of shares was bought by Inspirion Wealth Advisors, increasing it by 26.6 percent.

January 19, 2016 at 2:27 am

More People Use Mobile Gadgets For Internet, Study Confirms

As people opt to use their mobile phones to connect to the internet, several web browsers suffer with decreased market shares.

January 17, 2016 at 2:11 am

Hermès Birkin Handbag Makes Better Investment For Long-Term Investors Than Gold, Study Shows

Apparently, the value of the designer bag increases every year, but the problem lies on actually owning one.

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