Wealth

A sign displayed on Bruckner Building reads ‘Commercial Space Available’ in the Port Morris neighborhood of the Bronx borough of New York. For a limited time, investors who develop real estate or fund businesses in opportunity zones are able to defer capital gains on profits earned elsewhere and completely eliminate them on new investments in
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The need to adjust the federally mandated base pay is moot thanks to the strength and present dynamics of the U.S. economy, staffing expert Tom Gimbel told CNBC on Monday. “The days of a national minimum wage are really over,” Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, said on “The Exchange.” “That’s why the interesting
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Entrepreneurs hoping to pocket some tax deductions for 2019 shouldn’t forget a new 20% break. The qualified business income or QBI deduction made its debut in 2018, a feature of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The new write-off allows owners of “pass-through” entities, including S-corporations and partnerships, to deduct up to 20% of their
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Eiffel Tower fireworks. Fred Dufour | AFP | Getty Images T’is the season to be gloomy, when the world’s prognosticators provide their competing lists of the coming year’s top risks. And there are plenty of candidates, from Iran to North Korea, and from American elections to global warming. Acting on the advice of Winston Churchill,
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Traveling brings out the best in me. My husband and I share the love of exploring new places and so obviously, when our son was born two years ago, we decided to continue this journey — with tiny feet this time. While we sometimes miss the spontaneity in our travel plans, chasing our toddler in
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Mark Wragg | Stockbyte | Getty Images Credit cards are a growing problem for everyone. Overall, Americans have $830 billion in credit card debt as of the second quarter of 2019, a 6% jump year over year, according to the most recent report from Experian. It is the second-fastest-growing type of debt, after personal loans,
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With tourism taking a toll on the environment, more luxury tour operators than ever are now offering eco-friendly alternatives for travelers. This is especially true in the remote South American region of Patagonia. Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia runs along the southern range of the Andes Mountains. The area is famed for its four-seasons-in-a
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren missed her chance to court ultra-wealthy voters who may have naturally supported her 2020 presidential run. “She’s scared people, and that’s why I think people are flocking to other candidates,” Cramer said, referring to Warren’s bank-bashing and wealth-taxing proposals. The Massachusetts Democrat, who has recently been
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Google released its “Year in Search 2019” results this week, which showed the travel destinations that had the highest spikes in searches in the U.S. from this year to last. The list shows what’s trending — not necessarily what’s most popular — so don’t be surprised if your favorite Caribbean island or mouse-themed amusement park
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, as well as three other Democratic Presidential hopefuls Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Gov. Jay Inslee and react to questions during the Daily Kos/Netroots Nation candidate forum, at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA, on July 13, 2019. Bastiaan Slabbers | NurPhoto | Getty Images A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton
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Martin Barraud | Getty Images A majority of Americans say the economy is only benefitting the wealthy, despite record-low unemployment and rising wages. A poll by Pew Research Center found that 69% of Americans say the economy is helping the wealthy, while hurting the poor, those without college degrees and the middle class. Responses also
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