Wealth

Understanding the “ins and outs” of social media is essential now for businesses to thrive online. And for British fashion and beauty guru Trinny Woodall, social media has proven key to promoting her profile and her company’s portfolio. “Trinny London,” a business that she launched in October that offers its customers a stackable, versatile makeup
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Source: Ritz-Carlton Charlotte, N.C. One of three made-of-macaron trees at the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte, N.C. There’s no charge to visit the Holiday Wonderland, on view now through Dec. 27 in the lobby of the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte in North Carolina — but it will certainly make you hungry. Decorations include three trees bedecked with a total of
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If you’re married, split your HSA savings into two accounts, with money in both your name and your spouse’s, Stahl said. You’ll still be limited to the maximum annual family contribution (currently $6,750), but then each spouse can make an annual $1,000 catch-up contribution once they reach age 55, he said. Workers who have access
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The possibility of the GOP tax cut plan actually increasing taxes would only impact “a few people at the very top,” said Kevin Hassett, economic advisor to President Donald Trump. “They’ve got plenty of resources,” said the Council of Economic Advisors chairman, referring to people who make more than $1 million in high-tax states, such
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Some dealers say the buyer is likely an American, since there is only one da Vinci in the U.S. — currently at the National Gallery in Washington — and it would make sense for a billionaire to buy it and donate it to a museum in New York or L.A. Others say the price suggests
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When it comes to the much-ballyhooed business of disruption, if you can’t beat them, join them — and do a little disrupting of your own. That was the message to financial advisors unsettled by the rise of robo-advisors and other industry disruptors from speaker and writer Julie Littlechild, speaking at Charles Schwab’s IMPACT 2017 confab
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The wealthiest 1 percent of the world’s population now owns more than half of the world’s wealth, according to a new report. The total wealth in the world grew by 6 percent over the past 12 months to $280 trillion, marking the fastest wealth creation since 2012, according to the Credit Suisse report. More than
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A ring featuring an extremely rare 37.30-carat pink diamond is hitting the auction block Wednesday. “The Raj Pink” is the world’s largest known fancy intense pink diamond. “Color diamonds are exponentially rarer than white stones,” said Sotheby’s international jewelry specialist Brett O’Connor. “The stone is … right up at the very top. It has size,
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When Thomas Gallagher was 17, he worked as a clerk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and put $10 a week into an account at Irving Bank. “That was my discipline, my savings,” Mr. Gallagher said. “Back then, the goal was to have enough money to buy Christmas presents.” Mr. Gallagher, who
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