Smart finance unlocks billions for the digital shift in healthcare

• The global pandemic is expected to accelerate the digital shift in healthcare • While the health sector is constrained by even more severe budgetary restrictions under the effect of the pandemic, smart finance is essential to accelerate the digital shift • New research from Siemens Financial Services (SFS) estimates the level of funds potentially … Read more

The LGBTQ+ community needs help meeting retirement and personal finance goals. Financial advisers have a huge opportunity to make a difference.

Many financial advisers aspire to run an inclusive practice that welcomes a diverse mix of clients. But that’s easier said than done. Even the most open-minded advisers who treat everyone with dignity and respect can struggle to serve the LGBTQ+ community. Despite the best intentions, they may feel unsure of how to communicate with this … Read more

Private equity real estate: TwentyTwo Real Estate scores a double blow in the residential sector

Powerhouse Habitat, the residential property managed by TwentyTwo Real Estate (4.5 billion euros in assets under management), signed two of the four largest residential transactions in France in 2021. Last April, the OPPCI PWH ( whose sole subsidiary is Powerhouse Habitat) won the precious SRI label. The founder of TwentyTwo Real Estate, Daniel Rigny, explains … Read more

What future for embedded finance?

The notion of embedded finance has particularly developed over the last decade. The desire for transparency has pushed financial and non-financial players to seek solutions for increasingly demanding digital customers. Embedded finance (or Embedded Finance) allows non-banking companies to offer their own financial services while freeing themselves from administrative constraints. Some big players like Samsung, … Read more

Innovative banking services to meet new uses

Despite what we have been reading everywhere for a few months, embedded finance is not a new concept in France. According to some sources, this concept has gradually developed over the past decade. This development can be explained by the demand (by customers familiar with digital technology) for transparent e-commerce solutions, which pushes financial and … Read more

I hired a financial planner, but they’ve already lost $70K. What should I do?

Is a big loss a reason to ditch your financial planner? Getty Images/iStockphoto By ALISA WOLFSON Question: I recently rolled my retirement pension and 401(k) into one account, managed by a financial planner. But in seven months, they seem to have lost $70,000 of my money. How do I know if they’re making sound investments? … Read more

Opinion: Food inflation remains stubbornly high in US and Europe

The pace at which food prices rise matters not just because it directly impacts household budgets, especially for those at the lower end of the income distribution, but also because the visibility of food price changes helps to shape the public’s expectations of inflation which itself can contribute to higher inflation. Annualized food inflation is … Read more

Robinhood’s Crypto Unit Fined $30 Million by New York’s Top Financial Regulator

The New York State Department of Financial Services imposed a $30 million fine on the cryptocurrency trading unit of online brokerage Robinhood Markets Inc. for alleged violations of anti-money-laundering and cybersecurity regulations, in the department’s first crypto enforcement action. Newsletter Sign-up WSJ | Risk and Compliance Journal Our Morning Risk Report features insights and news … Read more

What is the impact of blockchain in the entertainment industry?

The entertainment sector is no exception, as an example in 2021, funding for blockchain entertainment start-ups increased 713% from the previous year to $25.2 billion. In this article, we invite you to see how the blockchain can impact this sector. The blockchain for more efficiency Until now, blockchain was used primarily as a digital ledger, … Read more

much more than a profit generator for large companies

The digitization of the finance function has become a priority for many organizations. This trend, already visible before the appearance of the Covid-19 epidemic, has become unavoidable with the pandemic and the upcoming deadlines for electronic invoicing. The digitization of processes is no longer the prerogative of large companies, and its development has greatly accelerated … Read more