Wealth

Martin Puddy | Digitalvision | Getty Images A version of this article first appeared in CNBC’s Inside Wealth newsletter with Robert Frank, a weekly guide to the high-net-worth investor and consumer. Sign up to receive future editions, straight to your inbox. The wealth of the top 1% hit a record $44.6 trillion at the end of the
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Xavier Lorenzo | Moment | Getty Images There is officially one winner for the $1.128 billion Mega Millions jackpot — and the taxman will take a sizable share, experts say. A single ticket sold in New Jersey won the game’s fifth-largest grand prize after matching all six numbers drawn Tuesday night, Mega Millions announced Wednesday.
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For the most part, Mark Cuban is firmly anti-micromanaging. The 65-year-old billionaire entrepreneur weighed in on the common leadership style in a recent post on social media network X. If you find yourself constantly micromanaging the people around you, something’s wrong, Cuban noted. The only exception, he added: When you’re early in a process — think
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Heli-skiing on virgin snow in Antarctica for a cool $2.2 million. A polar bear safari in an “off-limits” area of Norway’s Svalbard for $300,000. How about tracking snow leopards in the Himalayas with renowned explorers for $100,000?  Big-ticket travel experiences like those are indicative of the “quiet luxury” trend which began in the world of
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A new report found that New York City is the no. 1 place for ultra-high-net-worth individuals to own a property. Alexander Spatari | Moment | Getty Images A version of this article first appeared in CNBC’s Inside Wealth newsletter with Robert Frank, a weekly guide to the high-net-worth investor and consumer. Sign up to receive future editions,
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Singapore made global headlines last year when the government announced that biometric processing will replace travel document verifications at Changi Airport in the first half of 2024. But the city-state is going “passport-free” in another area: its land border with Malaysia. From Tuesday, people traveling by car between Singapore and Malaysia can show self-generated QR
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red_moon_rise The rules around claiming Social Security benefits are full of caveats and nuances. Among them is a valuable quirk for certain divorced spouses: In many cases, the monthly Social Security benefit you can claim based on a former spouse’s work history essentially doubles when they die. “Your ex is worth twice as much dead
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Jensen Huang has a simple message for young people who want to achieve “greatness”: No pain, no gain. That was essentially the Nvidia CEO’s message for students at his alma mater, Stanford University, where he spoke last week at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. “Greatness is not intelligence. Greatness comes from character. And
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