Wealth

Guests view sneakers on display for “The Ultimate Sneaker Collection” online auction at Sotheby’s on July 15, 2019 in New York City. Dia Dipasupil | Getty Images A collection of sneakers being auctioned by Sotheby’s sold for $850,000, proving that rare sneakers are becoming a coveted collectible. Sotheby’s and digital retailer Stadium Goods opened the
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Joe Biden used to joke about being “the poorest man in Congress.” It would be impossible for him to claim poverty now. The years since Biden left the vice presidency in 2017 have fattened his wallet. He and his wife Jill made more than $15 million combined in 2017 and 2018. [CNBC is looking at
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Martin Barraud | Getty Images Knowing your net worth isn’t just for the 1%. Even if you don’t fly in first class or summer in the Hamptons, this simple equation is an important tool that says a lot about your financial health. Still, most people don’t bother to calculate it. That’s a mistake. “It’s the
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The United States as a nation should provide monetary help to groups who have been “disproportionately discriminated against historically,” says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes, who has been working to reduce income inequality. The Facebook co-founder, a supporter of providing people in need with a basic income supplement, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” he met Aisha Nyandoro, CEO of
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About this time each year, I expect the predictable articles proclaiming that personal finance education doesn’t work. Pundits point to poor proficiency in financial literacy “tests,” and programs that show minimal change in consumer’s behaviors to support their position. They assert this education is useless, ineffective and a waste of time, and we should stop
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