Wealth

A man enters a building with rental apartments available on August 19, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo MunozAlvarez | VIEW press | Corbis News | Getty Images Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December, signaling a possible turnaround in the city’s struggling real estate market. The number of new leases signed in December jumped
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most successful entertainers in the world. In 2020, for the second year in a row, Johnson, 48, was the highest-paid actor in the world, according to Forbes. (In 2019, he earned $89.4 million, and $87.5 million last year.) He has also become a savvy businessman as the co-founder of Seven Bucks Productions,
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Make an estimated tax payment If you’re like nearly half of Americans, you can’t remember the last time you updated your withholding, which tells your employer how much federal income tax to take out of your check. “Inaccurate withholding can lead to an unpleasant surprise come Tax Day,” says Gregory Anton, chairman of the AICPA’s
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“As awful as this pandemic is, climate change could be worse.” So says billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates in a recent blog post. “A global crisis has shocked the world. It is causing a tragic number of deaths, making people afraid to leave home, and leading to economic hardship not seen in many generations. Its effects
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After months of uncertainty, the $900 billion coronavirus relief package will provide a much-needed lifeline for jobless Americans – it includes a $300 boost to weekly unemployment benefits for 11 weeks, and for those with both wage and self-employment income, an additional $100 boost. It also extends unemployment benefits for gig workers through mid-March. Without
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. Mike Segar | Reuters There’s now nearly a half-billion dollars nestled in the Mega Millions jackpot. With no ticket matching all six numbers drawn on Tuesday, the game’s top prize has ballooned to $490 million for Friday night’s drawing. Powerball’s jackpot isn’t far behind: $410 million for the Wednesday night drawing. If you’re daydreaming
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Robert Herjavec has an end-of-year ritual that sets him up for success: organizing his calendar for the whole next year, Herjavec previously told CNBC Make It. “I live and die by my calendar,” Herjavec, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and CEO of cybersecurity firm the Herjavec Group, said in December 2017. “[It] allows me to manage
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MARK RALSTON | AFP | Getty Images There’s a chance that at least a couple of people will end 2020 far wealthier than most of us. With no ticket matching all six numbers drawn Tuesday in Mega Millions, the jackpot has jumped to $401 million for Friday night’s drawing. Powerball’s top prize isn’t far behind,
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Sara Blakely, founder and CEO of Spanx, turned just $5,000 into a billion-dollar business after hustling to bring her shapewear brand to market. And according to Blakely, much of her success is due to her upbringing and her mom, Ellen Blakely. In fact, Ellen raised two successful entrepreneurs: Sara, 49, and also Ford Blakely, Sara’s 45-year-old
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