Wealth

Before Mark Cuban became a billionaire, he spent his 20s struggling to make ends meet – Cuban frequently came home to his lights turned off, he had his credit cards cut and he worked a number of odd jobs to stay afloat. It wasn’t until Cuban sold his start-up, MicroSolutions, for $6 million in 1990 that
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As mortgage rates reach all-time lows due to the pandemic, demand for real estate has increased exponentially. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should buy a home right now. Way too many homebuyers overextended themselves during the 2008 financial crisis. As a result, most of us paid the price. Having your neighbor conduct a short sale or foreclosure
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Louis Vuitton owner LVMH said Thursday it intends to file a lawsuit against Tiffany, accusing the luxury jeweler of “dishonesty” and mismanaging the coronavirus crisis.  The announcement comes a day after LVMH announced it would be scrapping its $16.2 billion acquisition of Tiffany, a deal that would have been the biggest ever in the luxury industry. Tiffany then
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Louis Vuitton owner LVMH is scrapping its $16.2 billion acquisition of Tiffany, a deal that would have been the biggest ever in the luxury industry.  The luxury-goods giant said Wednesday the merger agreement signed last November provides for a closing deadline no later than Nov. 24, 2020. But Tiffany had requested to extend the date
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Economic turmoil caused by Covid-19 has left millions unemployed and struggling to pay rent and bills on time — in fact, 14% of Americans said they’ve spent their emergency savings to cover expenses since the start of the pandemic, a recent CNBC + Acorns survey, conducted by SurveyMonkey, shows. One solution is to speak to your landlord or
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Ever thought about going to Antarctica for the day? It’s possible through sightseeing tours by Antarctica Flights. The company operates flights that depart from Australia and fly one of 19 routes over the ice-covered continent. Flights depart and land at the same airport, making this one trip that actually is more about the journey than
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If you want to tackle problems the same way as Bill Gates, you need to start with two simple questions: “Who has dealt with this problem well? And what can we learn from them?” “Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve tackled every big new problem the same way: by starting off with [those] two questions.
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Macy’s, which is known for kicking off the holiday season with its nationally televised Thanksgiving Day parade, is painting a picture of a holiday season unlike any other.  As the country grapples with the global coronavirus pandemic, CEO Jeff Gennette said Wednesday he is anticipating a more drawn-out holiday season — with shopping kicking off in
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Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, manages over 250,000 employees globally – and when looking to hire new people or promote within, he looks for key “leadership” characteristics.   “Management, in an important way, is facts, analysis, details, follow-up [and] discipline. And it is hard. You have to do it all the time – [managing] sales, balance
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Hotels are rolling out the red carpet for a new breed of traveler: your new puppy. Lockdowns, social distancing and new work-from-home arrangements have caused animal adoptions to soar across the United States. A new TD Ameritrade survey found that 33% of Americans — and half of millennials — have considered fostering or adopting a
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