Wealth

At the Dead Sea, travelers slather thick, mineral-rich mud onto their bodies and bake under the sun. In India, hot stones are strategically placed along the spine. From Iceland to New Zealand, people luxuriate in steaming natural hot springs. And in Morocco? Travelers are buried alive in sweltering hot sand in the name of health
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Desmond Chang has spent much of the past year in steaming kitchens and pungent food production facilities scattered around Chengdu — arguably the city with the spiciest cuisine on the planet. In all-night sessions over hotpots and baijiu (a potent alcoholic spirit), he conspired with local residents Xu Fan and Yang Wen to make this
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What to buy for the frequent-flying road warrior who sees it all in their travels? Here are creative gadgets that can make upcoming 2020 travel that much more comfortable. Wireless earphones: Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost Nuheara IQbuds Boost Courtesy of Nuheara. Eliminate the endless noise pollution of airports, planes, trains and city life with these wireless
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Charles Taylor | Getty Images There are less than four weeks left in the year, and your chances of a holiday gift at work are looking pretty good. About 2 in 3 companies anticipate giving workers a year-end bonus or perk, according to new data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The Chicago-based recruiting firm polled 250
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Rather than a wealth tax, successful businessman and businesswomen should be pushed to donate more, according to e-commerce billionaire Michael Rubin. “There has to be more pressure on entrepreneurs, when they create great value, to give back,” Rubin told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday. “I always bank on an entrepreneur to give back and get
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jeffbergen | E+ | Getty Images The average American is in poor financial health. Those with credit cards carry more than $5,500 in debt and, according to the American Psychological Association, 81% of Americans say that money is a significant source of stress in their lives. Despite the struggle, the basics of personal finance are
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Passengers entering customs at Miami International Airport, ranked among the bottom five for immigration processing by Airside Mobile. JodiJacobson | iStock Unreleased | Getty Images If you’re traveling abroad this Thanksgiving weekend, you might want to think about waiting until the very last minute to fly home. That’s because you’ll find some of the shortest
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Abigail Disney, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Abigail Disney, the heiress to the world-renowned entertainment firm, has endorsed the proposed wealth tax from Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, slamming the wealthy people that are
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Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump were in Texas this week, in a high stakes photo-op at the factory in Austin where Apple’s Mac Pro computer is assembled. Cook no doubt wants to make it hard for the president to put tariffs on Mac Pro components. Cook has said unless Apple continues to
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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers bashed presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s tax proposals on Tuesday, arguing they go too far and could ultimately hurt the American economy. “I don’t think that taxation approaching confiscatory is remotely feasible and, if it was tried, would have catastrophic economic consequences,” the former economic advisor to Barack Obama said
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Lloyd Blankfein, former Goldman Sachs CEO, told CNBC on Tuesday the pay disparity between CEOs and rank-and-file employees is really no different from what on-air television personalities get paid compared with behind-the scenes workers. Defending well-paid CEOs, who have become punching bags in the wealth inequity discourse of the Democratic presidential primary race, Blankfein responded
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