Wealth

Justin Sullivan / Getty If you’re holding the winning ticket for Powerball’s $366.7 million jackpot, don’t forget about your silent partner: Uncle Sam. After rolling higher for about two months of three weekly drawings with no winner, the lottery game’s top prize was nabbed in Wednesday night’s drawing. The ticket was purchased in Vermont, which
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The Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to outlaw abortion could have long-lasting financial effects on those seeking the procedure, researchers have found. Those who are unable to get an abortion and later go on to give birth are more likely to experience “an increase in household poverty
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Eakgrunge | Istock | Getty Images There’s been record demand for federal Series I savings bonds, an inflation-protected and nearly risk-free asset, offering an eye-popping 9.62% annual return through October. However, it’s not easy to buy I bonds through TreasuryDirect, a 20-year-old platform run by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, financial advisors say.  “It’s
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Getty Images Over the past couple of years, the effects of Covid-19, social activism and economic uncertainty have profoundly impacted women’s attitudes about their finances, according to a UBS survey. Nearly 9 in 10 women believe money is a tool to achieve their personal “purpose,” the report uncovered, polling 1,400 women investors in January and
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In this article SCHW JPM BLK MS Getty Images As demand grows for specialized portfolios, a trend known as direct indexing is quickly becoming an option for more investors.   Rather than owning a mutual or exchange-traded fund, direct indexing is buying the stocks of an index to achieve goals like tax efficiency, diversification or values-based
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Abortion rights activists hoist their signs near the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on June 24, 2022. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade may cause financial hardship for many women, especially those already facing economic instability, research shows. The ruling Friday ends almost 50 years
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IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on April 7, 2022. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images News | Getty Images The IRS backlog of tax returns has swelled over the past year, despite efforts to clear the pileup, according to an agency watchdog. There were 21.3 million unprocessed paper returns as of
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says there’s at least one question your iPhone can’t answer: How do you build a life that provides both meaning and fulfillment? Luckily, Cook himself has some advice on that front. At Gallaudet University’s commencement ceremony in Washington D.C. last month, Cook advised the new graduates to make decisions based more
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Most kids between 8- and 13-years-old spend their days riding bikes, playing video games and avoiding homework. Ray Dalio, Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey weren’t most kids. The trio of billionaires each found their professional calling before turning 15. And while their early exposure to finance, tech and business was somewhat serendipitous, Dalio says he
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Valentyn Semenov / Eyeem | Eyeem | Getty Images While many filers dread tax season, Americans living abroad face even bigger yearly burdens — and those are frustrating enough that some want to ditch their U.S. citizenship. Roughly 1 in 4 American expatriates is “seriously considering” or “planning” to renounce their U.S. citizenship, according to
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Calling all brainiacs: Bill Gates wants people with high IQs to work for climate-friendly businesses instead of flocking to Wall Street. At a recent TechCrunch event, Gates spoke about how his climate-focused fund, Breakthrough Energy, has attempted to lure the types of high-IQ employees who’d otherwise be seeking lucrative gigs in fields like investment banking.
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amriphoto Most millennial millionaires feel optimistic about the U.S. economy, with nearly three-quarters expecting improvements by the end of 2022, according to the latest CNBC Millionaire Survey. Inflation concerns are a theme throughout the survey, with 37% of millionaires saying it’s the biggest risk to the economy over the next 12 months, the findings show. 
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Chief executives at 228 American companies co-signed a letter on Thursday urging members of the U.S. Senate to take “bold, urgent action” to pass legislation aimed at reducing gun violence in America. The CEOs who signed the letter represent companies both large and small across a wide range of industries, including some highly recognizable names:
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