Wealth

As the nation’s lawmakers debate the contents of the next pandemic stimulus bill, a group of high powered business leaders at some of the most successful companies in the country are calling on Congress to support America’s small businesses. “This is not a call for bottomless handouts,” the letter, released Monday, says. ”It’s a defining moment
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Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., spearheads the nation’s largest bank – serving almost half of U.S. households with $3.2 trillion in assets and managing over 250,000 employees across the world. And like many successful executives – from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk – Dimon starts his day with a routine.  After
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The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for emergency preparedness, including with your money. Half of U.S. households lost income due to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent Bankrate survey of over 3,700 Americans conducted in June. That’s why it’s critical to have an emergency financial aid kit, said Winne Sun, managing
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In the $1 trillion stimulus proposal released by Senate Republicans on Monday — the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools, or HEALS, Act — the $600 per week unemployment boost of the CARES Act, which expires Friday, would decrease to $200 per week. That’s because Republican leaders have largely said the extra $600 a week discourages people from returning to
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Throughout the Covid-19 crisis, White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has become a household name and the unofficial face of fighting the pandemic. And now he has his own trading card.  The president of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases threw the first ceremonial pitch for Major League Baseball’s 2020 season on
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As Jeff Bezos is defends Amazon‘s largess in front of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary on Wednesday (“Just like the world needs small companies, it also needs large ones,” his prepared remarks read), his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott has announced an update on her own efforts to dismantle the mountain of money and privilege
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Federal prosecutors are accusing a 29-year-old small business owner in Miami of spending some of the nearly $4 million in coronavirus relief aid he received from the government on a six-figure sports car, expensive jewelry and stays at luxury resorts. Federal officials arrested the man, David T. Hines, on Monday, charging him in Miami Federal
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The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 4 million in late July. Certain parts of the country have been hit particularly hard this month, including California and North Carolina, both places where I’ve recently spent time. After flying back to Los Angeles, where I currently live, from Charlotte, North Carolina, where my family lives, I
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Amid the pandemic, the number of consumers requesting airline refunds has reached new heights. In fact, the Department of Transportation has received “an unprecedented volume of complaints from passengers” regarding airline refunds during this time, CNBC reported.  And on CNBC’s new web series ”Got a Money Dispute? Ask Kevin,” host Kevin O’Leary says arguments over travel refunds are “one
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In a new series, CNBC Make It speaks to young entrepreneurs who are pivoting their businesses, or starting anew, to address some of the challenges raised by the coronavirus pandemic. The race is on to combat the coronavirus.  Since the outbreak was first identified at the start of this year, pharmaceutical giants and institutions have been
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