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  • Other People’s Money

    What will Jeff Bezos do with his fortune? The Amazon chief has amassed around $130 billion, and there’s really no practical way to spend more than a fraction of it. “The only way that I can see to deploy this much financial resource is by converting my Amazon winnings into space travel,” Bezos said in a recent interview. By “space travel” he means space tourism and space colonies—“millions” of earthlings living and working in space.

    The Weekly Standard
  • How to secure your money through divorce

    With one in three marriages ending in divorce, it's no surprise that many couples are finding themselves in financial strife in the years after the breakdown of the relationship.

    Mail Online
  • Brickbat: A Flood of Money

    New Orleans resident Laney Stockstill woke to find on her phone an overdraft notice from her bank. The Sewerage & Water Board had attempted to withdraw $31,679 from her account. The agency claimed she'd used 26 million gallons of water the previous month. She's just one of numerous customers who say the agency bills them not only for more water than they used but for amounts of water well above what anyone would reasonably use. The agency blames computer software and a lack of meter readers...
  • Brickbat: Raining Money

    Nashville officials spent $7.4 million in federal funds that were supposed to go to victims of the 2010 flood to design a downtown concert venue. At least two members of the City Council at the time say they were unaware of that decision, and a local TV station reports the project was not mentioned in the "action plan" council members voted on nor in the analysis prepared for them. Instead, it was listed as "civic open space with improvements" in that plan.
  • Polleit: Gold Should Be Viewed As Money

    Authored by Thorstein Polleit via The Mises Institute, On May 4 and 5, 2018, Warren E. Buffett (born 1930) and Charles T. Munger (born 1924), both already legends during their lifetime, held the annual shareholders’ meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Approximately 42,000 visitors gathered in Omaha, Nebraska, to attend the star investors’ Q&A session. Peoples’ enthusiasm is understandable: From 1965 to 2017, Buffett’s Berkshire share achieved an annual average return of 20.9 percent (after...

    Zero Hedge
  • Man shot during argument in Roseland

    The 31-year-old man got into an argument with another male at 6:49 p.m. in the first block of West 111th Street.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Man shot during argument in Roseland

    The 31-year-old man got into an argument with another male at 6:49 p.m. in the first block of West 111th Street.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • ‘Drug money flowed during polls’

    Police are investigating reports that drug money flowed during last Monday’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. by Non Alquitran
  • On Marriage and Money: A CFP's Perspective

    While wedding planning is a time for picking flowers, colors and cake flavors, there are some more important things you should be discussing. A newly engaged financial adviser details how to handle those tough conversations.
  • Single? In an Emergency, Who Is Safeguarding Your Money?

    You need a backup. And here are the five steps you should take to help that person be ready in case something does happen.
  • Where is the money from Essential Consultants LLC?

    Michael Cohen allegedly charged companies for access to the White House. NBC News Legal Analyst Danny Cevallos asks, "Where did that money go?"

    NBC News
  • How to send money with Gmail from your iPhone

    Gmail now lets you send money to others right from your phone. Here's how.

  • Michael Cohen got money from where?!

    Follow the money? No kidding

    Washington Post
  • Only Spend Money on What Is Essential for Your Business

    Managing your cash is often a push-and-pull between what are financial necessities and what are simply wants.

  • Here's how money is destroying the world and the people living in it

    In a widely cited confessional in the New York Times in 2014, former Wall Street trader Sam Polk outed himself as a recovering wealth addict. He intimated a toxic childhood and an abusive parent (a common theme in the biographies of addicts). He revealed the exhilaration (a well-known symptom of dopamine release) at the power that money provided him. He admitted that he abused money like he abused alcohol and cocaine — to feel better about himself. …

    Raw Story
  • Fears of visa platform 'money spinner'

    There are fears Australia's visa platforms could soon be clogged with travel ads and used as a money-spinner by the federal government.The Home Affairs...

    Mail Online
  • Would you donate money to build the border wall?

    Rep. Diane Black, a Republican running for Tennessee governor, has introduced legislation that would let people and companies donate to the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

    Washington Examiner
  • Money being raised for LeBron statue in Akron

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- While LeBron James is trying to hang another banner commemorating a championship in Cleveland, a fellow alumnus of St. Vincent/St. Mary High School is trying to erect a statue in Akron, Ohio, of the Cavaliers star. Aaron Carey, who attended St. Vincent/St. Mary six years after James graduated, has organized a GoFundMe account and hopes to raise $1 million to commission a life-size statue of James. "First of all, thank you," James said at Cavs shootaround...

    ABC News