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10’000 Hours | DigitalVision | Getty Images As Congress wrangles over many proposals within the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, one section holds the promise of addressing the anxiety millions of American workers, retirees and their families feel about their retirement security. To that point, Congress needs to focus on the retirement provisions included in
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Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — As Theranos’ troubles were mounting in 2014, the blood-testing start-up hired a dermatologist with no board certification in laboratory science or pathology to become
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Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Perrier Jouet 1874 Source: Christie’s WASHINGTON – An exceptionally rare bottle of Champagne is headed to auction. Christie’s London will auction a collection of vintage Champagne from Perrier-Jouet on Dec. 2 and 3. Among the cuvees stands an 1874 vintage of Perrier-Jouet Brut Millesime that is expected to fetch up
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Christian travelers visit Jerusalem to retrace Jesus’ final footsteps along the Via Dolorosa, Muslims to revere the Dome of the Rock, and Jewish people to insert written prayers into the cracks of the Western Wall. Some people do all three. Come December, travelers will have a new option available to them when visiting Jerusalem. They
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In Amazon’s early days, Jeff Bezos didn’t pay much heed to his critics. Decades later, he seems ready to finally call them out. Bezos, the world’s second-richest person, took to Twitter over the weekend to offer his advice on accepting criticism without letting it deter you. On Sunday, Bezos unearthed a 22-year-old cover story from
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Ariel Skelley A popular retirement savings tactic is on the chopping block in Congress, and investors are eyeing the strategy before it disappears. But there are other things to consider before making changes, financial experts say.   Currently, investors can skirt the income limits for a Roth individual retirement account by using a so-called backdoor maneuver. 
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Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes arrives for a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, July 17, 2019. Stephen Lam | Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Former Safeway CEO Steve Burd on Wednesday testified in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal fraud trial, saying repeated delays with Theranos’ blood-testing machine raised red flags about his
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Even Jeff Bezos fails sometimes. Since launching Amazon as an online bookstore from his garage in 1994, Bezos has amassed a personal net worth exceeding $191 billion, according to Forbes — and turned Amazon into a $1.6 trillion multinational conglomerate. Part of that success, he says, means learning how to turn your failures into positive momentum.
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At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting in 2011, billionaire investor Warren Buffett was asked what he thought about the contentious negotiations happening in Congress over whether or not to raise the debt ceiling. His response: failing to raise the debt ceiling would be a massive mistake. “It would probably be the most asinine act that
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Gary Vaynerchuk holds a “VeeFriends” token, which is part of his part of his first NFT collection. Source: VeeFriends | Gary Vaynerchuk Christie’s on Friday auctioned five art works that were created by entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk for his VeeFriends NFT collection. The price tag? Just over $1.2 million. “It feels like an out-of-body-experience,” Vaynerchuk told
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Private jet fliers are facing increasing delays, cancellations and lack of available flights as the industry struggles to serve a record number of new fliers, while facing supply-chain troubles. July was the busiest month ever for private jet flights, with more than 300,000 flights, according to Argus International. While business usually cools in the fall,
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Very few people self-identify as upper middle class or wealthy — even if, by the numbers, their income or net worth puts them in that category. Only 1% of Americans consider themselves upper class, according to a 2015 Pew survey, and just 6% of those earning $100,000 or more say they fit this category. According
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