Wealth

Universal basic income (UBI) is a fiscal program where the government gives every citizen a set, recurring amount of money. In the past, the idea has garnered support from across the political spectrum, including from Martin Luther King Jr. and libertarian philosopher Charles Murray. More from Grow:The 3-step plan helping me pay off debt and build my net worthThe
0 Comments
Carlina Teteris | Moment | Getty Images Financial advisors are often lauded for their investment acumen. Frequently, their biggest value is in saving clients from their worst impulses. Indeed, top advisors on CNBC’s annual Financial Advisor 100 list have received ample requests for strange, risky or outright dumb investments during their careers — and, if
0 Comments
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year, most companies scrambled to adjust to work-from-home life and a new economic landscape. But not Databricks, a San Francisco-based artificial intelligence software start-up. That’s because billionaire Ali Ghodsi, the company’s co-founder and CEO, had been preparing his 2,500 person staff for doomsday-type scenarios for years. In 2017, Ghodsi
0 Comments
A pedestrian stands in front of a Manhattan condominium building in New York. Mark Abramson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Wealthy real-estate buyers from overseas are expected to descend on the nation’s luxury housing markets Monday, giving a second boost to demand for high-priced apartments and mansions. The U.S. will lift the travel ban on
0 Comments
It’s a common refrain: A billionaire loudly promotes potential solutions for climate change while jetting around the world, leaving a sizable carbon footprint. This week, it happened twice. First, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates — an outspoken advocate for combatting climate change — reportedly celebrated his 66th birthday by hosting dozens of guests, including fellow billionaire
0 Comments