Wealth

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold in across the country and the world, millions of Americans’ lives were disrupted as they faced illness, unemployment levels not seen the Great Depression and whiplash-inducing market volatility.  But some billionaires who saw their fortunes dive as the market tanked in March have recovered and even surpassed their previous levels
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As the coronavirus pandemic shut down the economy and put millions out of work this spring, national hunger relief organization Feeding America was squeezed from all sides: demand for food shot up while donations dwindled and delivery channels were choked off virtually overnight.  But its CEO, Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, knew the organization would find a way
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Three months into the Covid-19 pandemic, and even as states across the country emerge from the resulting economic shutdown, the unemployment rate is still near its highest level in the post-World War II era.  In such uncertain times, ”it’s really hard to stay resilient and optimistic,” ”Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary tells CNBC Make It. Especially if you’ve
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Who are the three types of travelers most likely to travel internationally this summer? If you guessed the jet-setting elite, adventure enthusiasts and once-in-a-lifetime honeymooners, you’d be wrong. A new report by Sentimantle, a service that advises tourism and airline clients, has identified the types of travelers who are most likely to venture abroad first. 
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Kenneth Frazier‘s resume is impressive.  Not only does he have a degree from Harvard Law School, but he climbed the corporate ranks at pharmaceutical giant Merck to hold positions from senior vice president and general counsel to president and now CEO and chairman of the board. Frazier, 65, also sits on boards including Weill Cornell Medicine, Exxon Mobil
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Entrepreneurs Julien and Kiersten Saunders are well on their way to achieving financial independence by growing their digital business, creating multiple revenue streams and putting the majority of their disposable income into low-cost index funds, where it can grow over time. They’re part of the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement, which embraces the concept of saving
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Do you need to wear a mask while exercising? Is it safe to socialize outside? Should I wipe down my groceries when I get home? These are the questions that still remain as the country reopens amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  Many infectious disease experts and epidemiologists have been fielding these types of inquiries from family and
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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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Over the past week, millions of protesters across the country spoke out against racial injustice, police brutality and the death of George Floyd. As cities enacted curfews, and reports of aggressive police tactics spread, many have raised concerns about what rights protesters have. Organizations including the ACLU and the Legal Aid Society have emphasized the importance of protesters
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