Wealth

Dr. Jane Goodall speaks during the ‘Dr. Jane Goodall’s MasterClass’ New York screening in New York City. John Lamparski | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images World-renowned anthropologist Jane Goodall has said young people should be striving towards different standards of success, besides money and fame.  Speaking to CNBC from last week’s CogX conference, Goodall
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Interviewing for a job “sucks for everyone,” according to Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive and now part owner and executive board member of the Golden State Warriors NBA basketball team. “It’s fast-paced, pressure filled and more mistakes are made in hiring and also NOT-hiring,” Palihapitiya wrote in a Twitter thread on Wednesday. To compensate for
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An increasing number of countries around the world are welcoming back international travelers for the summer, after a period of lockdown due to the coronavirus. However, with vaccines and treatments for the virus still in development, traveling safely is important. If paying up for your own private plane has crossed your mind as the dream
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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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A medical worker wearing a mask walks past a housing leasing office amid the coronavirus pandemic on May 14, 2020 in New York City. Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images Manhattan had its worst May in a decade for new rental leases, as residents leave the city and the real estate industry remains on lockdown, according
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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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Tony Fadell, Inventor of the iPod and former CEO of Nest attends a conference during Viva Technology at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on June 16, 2017 in Paris, France. (Getty | Christophe Morin) Before becoming known as the “father of the iPod,” Tony Fadell said he was rejected by 80 venture capital investors
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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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Three-time Olympic medalist Lindsay Vonn admits that she wasn’t exactly a natural when she first starting skiing professionally at age 7. “I was never the most talented skier but I outwork people,” Vonn tells CNBC Make It. Vonn, 35, retired from competitive skiing in February 2019 after nearly three decades. During that time she won an Olympic gold
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Around the world, businesses closed amid the Covid-19 pandemic have slowly started the process of reopening. But even reopening comes with some risk, so many businesses have come up with creative and safe ways to reduce the likelihood of transmission. From plexiglass barriers separating customers from employees, to parking lot waiting rooms, here’s what you
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