Wealth

A man enters a building with rental apartments available on August 19, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo MunozAlvarez | VIEW press | Corbis News | Getty Images Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December, signaling a possible turnaround in the city’s struggling real estate market. The number of new leases signed in December jumped
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After bitcoin hit a record high of over $41,000 on Friday, it faced a sell-off on Monday – in turn, the value of the entire cryptocurrency market declined by as much as $200 billion. Those cautious about bitcoin warn that bitcoin is a market bubble and are concerned that the cryptocurrency’s recent rally is reminiscent of retail investor
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most successful entertainers in the world. In 2020, for the second year in a row, Johnson, 48, was the highest-paid actor in the world, according to Forbes. (In 2019, he earned $89.4 million, and $87.5 million last year.) He has also become a savvy businessman as the co-founder of Seven Bucks Productions,
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Usually, it’s older travelers who go south for the winter months. But in the age of the pandemic, younger travelers are riding out the cold weather in locations that are warmer and trendier than home. A new type of ‘snowbird’ “Snowbirds” is the term used to describe seasonal travelers who migrate to warmer climates for
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Make an estimated tax payment If you’re like nearly half of Americans, you can’t remember the last time you updated your withholding, which tells your employer how much federal income tax to take out of your check. “Inaccurate withholding can lead to an unpleasant surprise come Tax Day,” says Gregory Anton, chairman of the AICPA’s
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“As awful as this pandemic is, climate change could be worse.” So says billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates in a recent blog post. “A global crisis has shocked the world. It is causing a tragic number of deaths, making people afraid to leave home, and leading to economic hardship not seen in many generations. Its effects
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Discussions around the safety of flying are now dominated by the global pandemic, but the “Top Twenty Safest Airlines 2021” list compiled by airline website AirlineRatings.com doesn’t have anything to do with Covid-19. Released this week, the list analyzes crash records and safety compliance to highlight airlines that it claims are leading air travel safety.
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After months of uncertainty, the $900 billion coronavirus relief package will provide a much-needed lifeline for jobless Americans – it includes a $300 boost to weekly unemployment benefits for 11 weeks, and for those with both wage and self-employment income, an additional $100 boost. It also extends unemployment benefits for gig workers through mid-March. Without
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As part of the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill, eligible Americans will soon receive a long-awaited second stimulus check — individuals who earned less than $75,000 in 2019 will receive $600 and couples who earned less than $150,000 will receive $1,200. When considering how to spend the money, Kevin O’Leary, “Shark Tank” star and chairman
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The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in lower Manhattan. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The legacy of 2020 will endure in America’s collective memory for many reasons: a deadly pandemic, a vicious presidential election. It also brought the most severe recession in almost a century, which hurtled millions into poverty and joblessness and created burgeoning
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Robert Herjavec has an end-of-year ritual that sets him up for success: organizing his calendar for the whole next year, Herjavec previously told CNBC Make It. “I live and die by my calendar,” Herjavec, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and CEO of cybersecurity firm the Herjavec Group, said in December 2017. “[It] allows me to manage
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Designer Pierre Cardin poses during the Pierre Cardin Paris Haute Couture New Collection launch at Maxim’s on November 26, 2013 in Paris. Richard Bord | Getty Images Pierre Cardin, who during his more than seven decades in fashion brought geometric shapes to haute couture and put his name on everything from clothing to furniture to
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