Wealth

Kevin O’Leary, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” isn’t one to shy away from offering business advice – from small business owners to anyone trying to save extra money or in need of career guidance. And on the debut of his CNBC web series “Money Dispute,” O’Leary helped a woman named Denise who was arguing with her family over an inheritance dispute.  “There’s
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British inventor and billionaire Sir James Dyson scrapped plans to mass-produce an electric SUV in October after deciding it would not be “commercially viable,” ending a bid to join a list of rivals to Tesla that already includes startups like Rivian and Byton. Now, Dyson — who is best known as the founder of the eponymous brand
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Networking has become a whole lot tougher under the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when many people need to build their professional contacts to scope out new job opportunities, in-person networking events have become all but impossible. Not all is lost, however. According to LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman, now is the perfect time to try out
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lorenzoantonucci Generation Z’s future looked bright just a few months ago. The economy was strong and unemployment was at record lows. It was just February when the unemployment rate was 3.5%, matching the lowest level in more than 50 years. Now, with the coronavirus pandemic upending the economy and sending unemployment skyrocketing to 14.7% in
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In just two and a half months, over 40 million people have filed for unemployment in the U.S., a surge in joblessness not seen in the U.S. since the Great Depression. At the same time, it is unclear if the federal government will provide additional stimulus to the record number of people who are currently unemployed
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Like Apple‘s, Google‘s and Amazon‘s founders before him, in 2013 Chieh Huang launched bulk grocery and household goods e-commerce company Boxed out of a garage — his parents’ two-car garage in New Jersey, to be exact. In 2018, Huang sold a minority stake in Boxed to Japan’s Aeon Group, in a deal that valued the company at $600
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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted millions of Americans financially, with 2.1 million workers claiming unemployment benefits for the week ending May 23. In total, nearly 41 million people have filed for unemployment benefits since early March.  While the effects of these job losses have impacted everyone, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women are
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The former Calabasas, California home of Kylie Jenner is on the market for $3.6 million. The house is located in the exclusive Oaks neighborhood, where her mother, Kris Jenner, and sisters, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, also owned properties.  In 2015, when she was 17, Jenner bought the house for $2.6 million. She sold it two years later
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Whether unemployed or still working, many Americans are looking for extra funds during the coronavirus pandemic. About 14% of those with retirement savings have taken money from accounts such as 401(k)s and individual retirement accounts to meet that need. Another 13% of those with savings say they’re planning to make use of their retirement funds.
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Growing up, Elon Musk read plenty of books but was especially inspired by science fiction.  The genre motivated him to create “cleaner energy technology or [build] spaceships to extend the human species’s reach” in the future, according to the book “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” by Ashlee Vance. With these goals in mind, Musk
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Since late April, states across America have started to reopen, allowing for businesses to open their doors with restrictions.  In states like Alabama, Colorado and Florida, for example, retail stores are able to reopen at limited capacity. In others, like Idaho and Kansas, gyms have reopened with precautions in place. But even when business owners get
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Amazon released its first smartphone, the Fire Phone, in July 2014, and the device was broadly considered a “debacle,” “a fiasco,” “a surprising disappointment.” By September 2015, Amazon stopped selling the Fire Phone. It was the type of high-profile flop that might lead some CEOs to start angrily pointing fingers, but not Jeff Bezos. “You
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Facebook will begin opening up its candidate pool to remote workers this summer, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday during an employee townhall livestreamed to the public on the social networking platform. Currently, 95% of the company’s employees are working in a remote capacity during the coronavirus pandemic, Zuckerberg says. He estimates half of the organization will
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