Wealth

A customer purchases Powerball lottery tickets for a $700 million jackpot at a newsstand in New York City, August 23, 2017. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The Mega Millions jackpot has continued its march toward $1 billion. With no ticket matching all six numbers drawn Tuesday night, the top prize is now an eye-popping $970 million
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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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. 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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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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