Wealth

Financial matters cause stress to almost everyone. Some have a healthy anxiety around money matters that helps them make smart financial decisions, while for others that stress can lead to bad financial choices. If investors really want to safeguard or drive gains with those financial portfolios, it’s key to pay attention to how stress caused
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In October, the world’s longest flight made its maiden voyage, from Newark Liberty International Airport, landing at Changi Airport in Singapore nearly 19 hours later. The Airbus A350-900ULR — the long-range plane that Singapore Airlines is using for the flight — offers no economy class, only premium economy and business class that seats fewer than
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Negotiating a pay raise can be tough. Whether you’re starting a new job, or looking for a boost from your current employer, you need to tread carefully. Go in too hard and you may burn your bridges; go in too soft and you could miss your chance. Yet, experts suggest now could be the time
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A youth charity founded by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince just lost an influential backer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in the latest sign of fallout after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The charitable organization started by the Microsoft co-founder and his philanthropist wife is canceling much of its $5 million pledge to the
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Goop, the lifestyle brand owned by actress Gwyneth Paltrow, has been reported to the U.K.’s trading standards and advertising watchdogs over allegations that it makes misleading claims about its products. The Good Thinking Society, a non-profit charity that campaigns against pseudoscience, confirmed to CNBC Monday that it had submitted the complaint about Goop to the
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Death and taxes may be unavoidable. Taken together, they become a firestorm. The federal estate tax has been a hot-button issue since it was first imposed under the Revenue Act of 1916, when 10 percent was levied on portions of an estate exceeding $5 million. The reason this one component of fiscal policy remains so
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Amid increasingly intense hurricanes and other weather events, real estate owners are trying to get ahead of the curve by constructing new homes that can handle extremes. Some of the latest examples in high-end real estate include disaster-prepared and energy efficient properties — but ones that don’t mean retreating underground or building a bunker into
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The Treasury Department on Friday outlined rules for investors seeking to finance development in under-served regions in exchange for significant tax breaks. The proposed guidance would govern investments in so-called “opportunity zones” across the country that were created under the sweeping new Republican tax law. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin estimated as much as $100 billion
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