Wealth

Women are making great strides in education, pay and promotions. But there is one economic arena where women are slipping further behind men: billionaires. Women make up only 11.7 percent of the world’s billionaires, according to a study by Wealth-X, the wealth research firm. That’s down from 11.9 percent in 2015. The number of self-made
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Although more and more Americans approaching retirement are opting to age in place where they are, it’s no secret that many other retirees, in classic style, look to relocate once they’ve left their careers behind. “Some seek a lower cost of living, while others want beautiful scenery, warm weather or both,” said financial technology company
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A woman makes about 80 cents for every dollar a man does nationwide, but that shortfall can vary widely depending on where you live. A new report by GOBankingRates determined pay gaps between men and women across each state by analyzing data from the Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey. The study compared overall pay
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According to the Isle of Man civil aircraft register, where the three jets are registered, their owners are offshore companies whose shareholders are not publicly disclosed. All three are Gulfstream G550 aircraft, which each cost around $50 million when new. They each have the same distinctive grey-and-white livery, according to photographs accompanying the sales listings,
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G-20 countries are “weak” and have moved “too slowly” in improving transparency over financial secrecy two years after the Panama Papers revealed how wealthy individuals hide their money, an international corruption watchdog said Thursday. Transparency International warned that 10 G-20 nations have “very weak” legal frameworks that do little to help law enforcement officials and
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Facebook may be under attack for not protecting user privacy. But it’s spending a fortune to protect Mark Zuckerberg. According to a security filings, Facebook spent $7.3 million last year “for costs related to personal security for Zuckerberg at his residences and during personal travel pursuant to Mr. Zuckerberg’s overall security program.” That marked a
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And even though the children were given small allowances, they were always encouraged to donate a portion to charity (usually at church) and to account for every expense. The practice dates back to John. D. Rockefeller’s famed “ledger,” in which he tracked every penny that he earned and spent. “Like a lot of other boys,
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