Wealth

Joe Biden used to joke about being “the poorest man in Congress.” It would be impossible for him to claim poverty now. The years since Biden left the vice presidency in 2017 have fattened his wallet. He and his wife Jill made more than $15 million combined in 2017 and 2018. [CNBC is looking at
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Martin Barraud | Getty Images Knowing your net worth isn’t just for the 1%. Even if you don’t fly in first class or summer in the Hamptons, this simple equation is an important tool that says a lot about your financial health. Still, most people don’t bother to calculate it. That’s a mistake. “It’s the
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In a field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates with no shortage of money, Sen. Kamala Harris and her husband stand out. The California Democrat and her spouse, lawyer Douglas Emhoff, reported about $1.9 million in adjusted gross income for last year, according to tax returns released earlier this year. Their 2018 haul more than doubles
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The United States as a nation should provide monetary help to groups who have been “disproportionately discriminated against historically,” says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes, who has been working to reduce income inequality. The Facebook co-founder, a supporter of providing people in need with a basic income supplement, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” he met Aisha Nyandoro, CEO of
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