First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes... the credit card bill
Long before you start discussing the invitation list, bridesmaid dress colors and possible honeymoon destinations, you and your spouse-to-be should have a heart-to-heart talk about something much more mundane -- the wedding budget.
Visa, MasterCard settlement won't change swipe fee structure for retailers
Visa, MasterCard, and a coalition of member banks signed a memorandum of understanding to end a seven year legal battle over credit card processing fees.
5 credit cards to turn your wallet into a workhorse
Pay for your everyday purchases with a plain vanilla debit or credit card, and you could be leaving as much as 6 percent of your household budget in the cashier's till each month.
Linde: 84% of Lincare Shares Tendered In Takeover Offer
German industrial gases company Linde AG (LIN.XE) said Wednesday almost 84% of the shares of Lincare Holdings Inc (LNCR) were tendered in its $4.6 billion takeover offer and it won't extend the offer.
Swisscom Expects Franc to Stay Strong, Lowers Sales Outlook
Telecommunications company Swisscom AG (SCMN.VX) Wednesday said it expects the Swiss franc to remain strong against the euro for the rest of this year and into 2013, as it lowered its sales outlook for 2012.
Rio Tinto to Close Blair Athol Coal Mine in Australia
Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) said Wednesday the fall in coal prices means it will close its Blair Athol coal mine in central Queensland this year after almost 30 years of production, rather than seek to extend the life of the operation by mining poorer quality coal and harder-to-reach seams for a few more
Heineken Continues Discussions With F&N On Offer For APB Stake
Dutch brewer Heineken NV (HEIA.AE) said Wednesday it continues discussions with Fraser & Neave Ltd. (F99.SG) after Thailand's Kindest Place Groups Ltd. has made an unsolicited 1.03 billion Singapore dollar (US$831 million) offer to buy Fraser & Neave Ltd.'s (F99.SG) direct 7.3% stake in Asia
ING Confirms It May Carve Up Asian Insurance Unit
ING Groep NV (INGA.AE) Wednesday confirmed that the sale of its Asian insurance operations may take place through multiple transactions and said it has received interest for all units.