Wealth

I’ve surveyed thousands of adults around the world — from the financially affluent to the middle-class to the poor — about two very simple, universally valuable resources: Time and money. Unsurprisingly, most people focus too much on working and making money, and not enough on having more time. But shifting your mindset to prioritize time
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After weeks of negotiating a stimulus package, Congress remains at an impasse. Although President Trump on Thursday said he would “go higher” than the $1.8 trillion he offered in his aid proposal, his administration has yet to reach an agreement with House Democrats, who recently passed a $2.2 trillion measure. Complicating matters, Senate Republicans have
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Fitness membership? Check. Streaming account? Of course. Meal kit service? Sure. How about your hotel subscription? Whether for pleasure, work, or long-term lodging, hospitality operators are hoping on-demand stays could be your next must-have membership as the embattled travel industry tries to expand its reach. InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott and Accor are among the major
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Billionaire tech icon and philanthropist Bill Gates says it is “inappropriate” to refer to the experimental coronavirus monoclonal-antibody treatment that President Donald Trump received earlier this month as a “cure.” “The word ‘cure’ is inappropriate, because it won’t work for everyone,” Gates said in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. However, Gates
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Lucid Motors is a California-based electric vehicle start-up, and in September it revealed the Air, its vision for an electric, luxury sedan. The company promises some impressive specs, such as an estimated 517 miles of range. But starting up an electric vehicle company is notoriously difficult, and it faces steep competition from Tesla and other
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More than 26 million Americans are currently collecting unemployment benefits, according to the Labor Department. Of those, over 13 million are relying on pandemic-related programs for benefits, as they would not normally be eligible. But further stimulus package negotiations remain at a standstill, even as experts urge Congress to take action. More waiting could “lead to a weak recovery,
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More than 637 million people traveled within China over the past week in celebration of the country’s annual “Golden Week,” the country’s government said on Friday. The government estimates domestic travelers generated around 466 billion yuan ($68.6 billion) in tourism revenue during the holiday period. Two holidays converged this year: National Day, which celebrates the founding
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Like many successful executives — from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk — Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek has his own unique morning ritual. But, “compared to some leaders,” Ek said in an interview this year with The Observer Effect, his routine “will sound incredibly lazy.” “I wake up at around 6:30 in the morning and spend some time
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Mark Cuban, entrepreneur and investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” has invested in hundreds of successful companies to date. In the 1990s, Cuban founded and sold several start-ups that helped him reach billionaire status. And in 2000, he paid $285 million for a majority stake in the Dallas Mavericks. (Under his ownership, the team won an NBA championship in 2011 and is now valued at an estimated $2.3 billion,
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Elon Musk is a self-made multi-billionaire, largely due to the success of SpaceX and Tesla. But “to be frank,” Musk tweeted on Sept. 19, “in the early days, I thought there was >90% chance that both SpaceX & Tesla would be worth $0.” Still, Musk moved forward with the longshot businesses, personally investing millions. Musk,
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