Month: December 2018

  If you’re planning to make New Year’s resolutions for 2019, there’s a good chance at least one of them will be related to your finances. Money management issues like big credit card bills or a small savings account balance may be more top of mind on a day-to-day basis, but the beginning of a
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In recent years, Mediterranean and Asia Pacific flavors have become more mainstream, with diners indulging in the Hawaiian dish poke and falafel rice bowls at restaurants like Cava. However, in 2019 you’ll likely see more of a North African and Middle Eastern influence. Harissa, a Tunisian hot chili pepper paste, is already enticing diners in
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A interview with billionaire debt investor and founder of Oaktree Capital Management, Howard Marks. In this interview, Howard discusses how he invests in market cycles and the mentality of a successful investor. Howard also talks about starting a Hedge Fund/Asset Management firm and the trade war. 📚 Books by Howard Marks and his favourite books
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When Kevin Zraly first started studying wines almost 50 years ago, it wasn’t the most popular alcoholic beverage in the U.S. “People looked at me like I was nuts studying wines,” Zraly said. “All my friends were drinking beer.” At 21, Zraly hitchhiked to California to get exposure to the wines there. And after graduating
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A Bright Idea For Your 401(k) (photo credit: Getty)Getty Many people use the old “Set-it And Forget-it” strategy when it comes to their workplace retirement plan.  They fill out a quick questionnaire that tells them which funds to put their money and so they do it.  Leaving it that way for years, even decades. Then
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While many New Yorkers are dreading the day Amazon moves into its new “headquarters” in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens and crowds the subway with 25,000 new workers, there’s one group of people welcoming the company with open arms: Executives at other tech firms. It may seem counter-intuitive that smaller tech companies are
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Paying taxes is rarely something you look forward to. It is perfectly legal to arrange your affairs to pay as little as possible. But if you think that paying taxes can’t get any worse, you would be wrong. The least satisfying of all taxes would be paying taxes that are not even yours. That might be how some people
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The living room fireplace is surrounded by a slab of white marble.Andrew Bramasco Billionaire Mark Cuban bought a $19 million beach house on the Southern California coast a few days before Christmas. The home has six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a media room, a library, a wine cellar, a
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