Wealth

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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“Always remember to put others’ needs above your own fears.” Meghan Markle recalled the advice that she got from one of her teachers at Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School in Los Angeles during a virtual commencement address to her alma mater on Wednesday evening.  “That has stuck with me through my entire life,” Markle said,
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Networking has become a whole lot tougher under the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when many people need to build their professional contacts to scope out new job opportunities, in-person networking events have become all but impossible. Not all is lost, however. According to LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman, now is the perfect time to try out
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The first six months of 2020 have brought about overwhelming levels of pain, fear and exhaustion to the black community.  In addition to experiencing disproportionately high levels of death from Covid-19, black Americans are continuing to deal with traumatizing acts of racism and injustice across the country. In the past few months, there have been
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The phones have been ringing at a steady clip in Samuel J. Himmelstein’s office in New York City. Himmelstein, a lawyer who represents tenants and renters in the city, says that while he might typically receive 10 phone calls or emails a day from prospective clients who need legal help, the coronavirus pandemic has increased
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Now that the weather is warming up and Covid-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders are lifting across the country, many people are antsy to get out there and travel after a brutal cooped-up spring. And while hitting the road may be a good idea for both the economy and the country’s collective mental health, it’s not risk
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On Friday, May 22, I flew from Los Angeles, where I currently live, back home to Charlotte, North Carolina, to be closer to family right now. Planes have been flying emptier the past few months: U.S. air travel demand is down about 90% from a year ago and 73% of U.S. flights are less than
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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted millions of Americans financially, with 2.1 million workers claiming unemployment benefits for the week ending May 23. In total, nearly 41 million people have filed for unemployment benefits since early March.  While the effects of these job losses have impacted everyone, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women are
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