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Entrepreneurship

These are the 5 best—and worst—states for women-owned businesses in America

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Over the past two years, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. has noticeably grown — up to roughly 13 million of them today, according to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. But according to a recent study, the......

This couple left the U.S. to travel full-time—and cut expenses by 50%: ‘We’ve lived in London, Rome and Lisbon’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here My wife and I love to travel. In the five years that we’ve been together, we’ve made many unforgettable memories during our trips abroad. But in July 2021, we took a Greek Isles cruise for my wife’s 49th birthday that......

His company makes millions producing toys. Now it’s venturing into blockchain and the metaverse

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here When Jackson Aw was introduced to blockchain technology in 2018, he “didn’t get it at all.” “Can someone dumb it down even further for me? Like, can you just tell me what I can get as a consumer?”  That was......

Suze Orman: Series I bonds are the one investment every person should have right now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here If there is one investment every person should have right now, it is a series I bond, according to personal finance expert Suze Orman. The bond’s variable interest rate is based on inflation, which means the asset currently has a......

This 32-year-old has a toy business worth millions. Here’s how he got his big break with DC Comics

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here “I’m not the best artist. I’m terrible,” said Jackson Aw with a sheepish laugh. That may seem ironic, given how the 32-year old is the founder and chief executive officer of Mighty Jaxx, a designer toy company from Singapore.  But......

Microsoft finds Gen Z is redefining the idea of work hustle in and outside the office

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Inga Kjer | Photothek | Getty Images For decades Microsoft has been associated with a traditional definition of office work, long hours in front of a computer, but now the corporate enterprise giant finds Gen Z entrepreneurs disrupting ideas about......

Ray Dalio, Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey started their careers before turning 15—now they’re all billionaires

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Most kids between 8- and 13-years-old spend their days riding bikes, playing video games and avoiding homework. Ray Dalio, Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey weren’t most kids. The trio of billionaires each found their professional calling before turning 15. And......

5 tips for selling your e-commerce business to an Amazon aggregator

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In recent years, Amazon sellers have become a hot commodity. Growing a business on Amazon is more challenging and aggregators are taking the opportunity to snatch up promising and successful businesses while using their expertise to clean up the marketplace.......

Sequoia says it is optimistic about Southeast Asia’s start-ups despite challenging market

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Venture capital firm Sequoia is still “quite optimistic” about long-term prospects for start-ups, despite the recent market volatility. “This is a particularly challenging market for founders to get started,” Abheek Anand, managing director of Sequoia Southeast Asia, told CNBC’s “Squawk......

Fed raises interest rates in biggest hike since 1994: Here are 2 moves to make with your money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In its increasingly urgent battle with skyrocketing inflation, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced its biggest interest rate hike in more than a quarter century. The Fed is raising benchmark interest rates three-quarters of a percentage point — the largest......

I talked to 70 parents who raised highly successful kids—here are the 4 hard parenting rules that make them different

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here What is a parent’s role in raising smart, confident and successful children? What matters? What doesn’t? Though I am the mother of two happy and driven entrepreneurial sons, these are questions I never thought to ask. Looking back, I would......

Meet this entrepreneur who saved $100,000 and quit her marketing job by age 25. Here’s how she did it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Having an emergency fund should be a cornerstone of your personal budget. Experts recommend that you should have at least three months of expenses in savings to handle unforeseen circumstances. But how much money should you save before you intentionally......

Saving for your child’s college education? Use this calculator to see how much your money will grow over time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Setting aside money for college is one of the most helpful things a parent can do for their child, if they’re able to afford it. While saving tens of thousands of dollars to pay for school can be difficult, it......

This 23-year-old spent $45,000 to become a wedding photographer—now she makes $177,000 per year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Grace Torres’ photography business is more than a passion project that turned into a career. To the 23-year-old, it represents financial freedom. After falling in love with photography at age 13, Torres spent years documenting Sweet 16 parties in New......

Tech experts call for Congress to bring ‘skeptical approach’ to crypto industry: ‘Not all innovation is unqualifiedly good’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More than two dozen high-profile tech experts have signed onto a letter asking congressional leaders to apply a skeptical eye to the booming crypto industry. The letter, published Wednesday and addressed to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader......

This 23-year-old entrepreneur made millions on Amazon and Walmart. Here are his tips for success

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lebbro Industries is a multibrand company that sells products across several online marketplaces including Amazon, Walmart.com and Target.com. Its brands span such diverse categories as fitness, pet care, home and kitchen, and more. Lebbro was founded in 2015 by brothers Michael and Jake......

Suze Orman: Inflation is here to stay for quite some time. This is what you should buy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Suze Orman in New York City. Courtesy Dominik Bindl | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Inflation is here to stay for quite some time, personal finance expert and best-selling author Suze Orman predicted Thursday. Therefore, there are a number......

NBA superstar LeBron James is officially a billionaire—here’s a look into his net worth

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LeBron James won’t be playing in the NBA Finals this year, but he has still captured a new title: billionaire. The 37-year-old Los Angeles Lakers star has officially joined the three-comma club, according to Forbes, after earning another $121.2 million......

Self-made millionaire Bethenny Frankel’s top career advice: Focus on ‘working hard’ in your 20s, not relationships

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Self-made millionaire Bethenny Frankel has one word of advice for 20-somethings: Work.   The founder of lifestyle brand Skinnygirl says she recently passed along the same sentiment to a friend, who was concerned that their 25-year-old daughter was spending too......

Don’t wait any longer to book your summer travel, says Scott’s Cheap Flights founder

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here If you’re planning on taking a vacation this summer but haven’t booked your airfare yet, it’s time to stop waiting. That’s because plane ticket prices for the peak summer travel season are only likely to go up from here, according......

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