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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A deliveryman is seen passing by a closed Taco Bell restaurant during the 45th day of state of alarm on April 28, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. David Zorrakino | Europa Press News | Getty Images As the coronavirus pandemic upends consumers’ normal routines, Taco Bell is losing critical breakfast and late-night sales.   Parent company Yum Brands said Tuesday
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Our nation is facing unprecedented times, and financial advisors are facing upheaval when their clients need them the most. More than 40 million people have applied for unemployment benefits since early March, while the economic outlook remains grim. The Atlanta Federal Reserve projects that the nation’s gross domestic product during the second quarter will decline
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Stitch Fix on Monday reported a quarterly sales decline of 9%, and a wider-than-expected net loss, as its supply chain hit a snag amid the coronavirus pandemic, and orders were backlogged.  Absent the fulfillment constraints it experienced, the company said it would have reported sales growth during the period. By the end of March, Stitch Fix said
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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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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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