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Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T13:51:09Z
Martyn Lawrence Bullard

The LA-based interior designer who has worked with the Kardashians, Cher, and Ozzy Osbourne reveals how he creates homes for the ultra-wealthy

Martyn Lawrence Bullard has also designed for Kylie Jenner and Tommy Hilfiger. His design for Cher included a a wall sourced from an Indian palace.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T21:32:00Z
Rocky Mountains - River Run RV Resort - Campspot

Yoga lawns, giant chess, and glamping wagons: These are the 10 most popular campsites and RV resorts across the US right now

From a luxury RV resort in Colorado to an Old West-themed park in Maryland, here's where Americans are traveling this summer.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-04T19:52:00Z
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7 insights about getting rich buried inside Benjamin Franklin's 250-year-old book on wealth

Over 250 years ago, Benjamin Franklin strung together a handful of proverbs about wealth and success in his essay, "The Way to Wealth."
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T21:26:00Z

I took a virtual drawing class taught by professors for $75 — and now I understand why college students don't want to spend another semester online

College professors are offering shortened versions of their courses over Zoom. I took an intro drawing course, and here's why I'd take it again.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T19:47:00Z

Inside Donald Trump and Kanye West's unlikely friendship

Kanye West recently told Forbes he no longer supports President Trump and that he was "taking the red hat off."
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T19:12:00Z

An architecture studio designed a luxury underground bunker to prepare for the next pandemic, and it has an indoor pool that's meant to mimic the experience of swimming in the sea. Take a look inside.

Sergey Makhno Architects designed the doomsday shelter so that owners would want to live in the space even if the world doesn't come to an end.
Personal Finance 2020-07-08T18:34:00Z

Now that we're all spending more on groceries, it's a great time to get a credit card that earns you bonus points. Here are 6 top options.

You can earn up to 4x Amex points at the grocery store, or up to 6% cash back. These are the best cards for maximizing your supermarket spending.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T18:00:28Z

Home prices are set to plummet in the next year on the new coronavirus spike — here's how much and which markets are most at risk

A CoreLogic report predicted a fall in house prices in every US state through May 2021, and found 39% of the 100 largest US metros to be 'overvalued.'
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T17:56:56Z

3 Black millennials who are heirs to major enterprises discuss how they're continuing the family legacy

Marcus Jordan, the son of basketball legend Michael Jordan, carved his own path within his father's legacy by founding retail company The Trophy Room.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T16:55:17Z

3 steps to budget for a baby so you can get your finances in order and focus on being a good parent

Personal finance experts outline all the costs parents have to consider before their new baby arrives and how they can save up.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T16:13:47Z

The 10 US cities where your money buys you the biggest house — Ohio has 2 cities in the top 5

The markets in these 10 cities range from 2,667 square feet on average for a $250,000 house to 5,407 square feet.
Premium Transportation 2020-07-08T15:40:00Z

The CEO of private jet firm Jet Linx reveals why it just acquired one of its competitors — and why he wants his company to 'charge ahead' during the pandemic

Jet Linx is expanding during one of the worst economic periods for the US and betting heavily that travel will recover even as the pandemic rages on.
Tech 2020-07-08T15:25:00Z

US government is investigating TikTok for failing to change how it collects children's personal information following last year's $5.7 million privacy fine

TikTok paid $5.7 million in 2019 over its illegal collection of children's personal data. The US is looking at whether the app has cleaned up its act.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T15:17:00Z

11 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Mukesh Ambani, the richest person in Asia, really is

Mukesh Ambani is worth $68.4 billion, making him the richest person in India and the ninth-richest in the world.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T13:01:00Z

I spent a weekend in hotels, motels, and resorts for the first time in 3 months. Here are 5 ways the experience was different than before the pandemic.

Amenities like swimming pools, beach clubs, and restaurants were closed, but face masks and contactless check-in were the norm.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T13:00:00Z

How a 41-year-old 'house hacker' built an $8 million real-estate portfolio that would let him retire now — if he wanted to

Mike Hills went from $25,000 in student-loan debt 19 years ago to a portfolio that includes eight single-family homes, a condo, and a trailer park.
Tech 2020-07-08T12:30:00Z

The life and career of Alex Karp, the billionaire CEO who's taking Palantir public in what could be one of the biggest tech IPOs of the year

Alex Karp is an unusual leader who pursued a Ph.D. in philosophy and invested on behalf of high-net-worth clients before becoming Palantir's CEO.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T22:36:00Z

The Louvre just reopened for the first time in 4 months, and 2 striking photos show just how different it is to visit the famous Paris museum today

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the Louvre's crowds were so dense you weren't even guaranteed to see the Mona Lisa. Now, you can see her up close.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T19:06:00Z

The founders of Panda Express built a $3 billion fortune off of the Chinese food empire. Here's why the first-generation immigrants say the key to achieving the American dream is giving back.

Panda Express CEO Peggy Cherng launched her Chinese food empire, but says her greatest invention is the donation box by each location's cash register.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T18:52:00Z

'Affordable' house prices have only fallen in 2 cities during the pandemic, and even in those they're absurdly expensive

Out of 49 metro markets, Redfin found all but 2 in California saw the typical affordable house get more expensive, and those were likely at the limit.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T17:53:00Z

The top 25 recession-proof cities in the US

The coronavirus pandemic has sent the US economy on a rollercoaster ride. These are the best places to weather the economic storm.
Premium Premium 2020-07-07T17:20:53Z

A senior hotel analyst says it's 'definitely tough out there' but sees a comeback for the space in less than a year — here's when he sees profits returning

Baird's Michael Bellisario stressed the importance of business travel. "The leisure traveler alone cannot cause the hotel industry to recover."
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T15:23:43Z

1 in 10 young adults moved due to the coronavirus pandemic

Pew found 3% of Americans moved because of the coronavirus, with those aged 18-29 leading the pack, but far more said they heard others had moved.
Tech 2020-07-07T14:19:00Z

The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a tiny office for the backyard designed to minimize distractions working from home — see inside

Autonomous is releasing the structure in several rounds, priced between $5,400 and $15,000, and the office comes with a desk, chair, and built-in storage.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T13:15:00Z

Rayni Williams, the cofounder of an estates group that closed over $620 million in deals last year, takes us through her daily routine from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Williams and her husband ranked second on Real Trends' list of top-producing small teams nationwide, and they boast over $5 billion in career sales.
Transportation 2020-07-07T13:02:59Z

Wealthy Mercedes customers are flocking to a program that lets them create personalized cars by customizing everything from leather stitching to carpet color — see how

The customized Mercedes are called "Kundenwunschsonderfahrzeug," or "Customer Wish Special Vehicles," and demand has shot up over 200% for 2020 models.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T13:00:00Z

Here are the top 5 places to buy a house in America — and neither California nor New York made the list

These are the top 5 towns to buy a home in America, based on home values and ownership rates, property taxes, housing costs, and real estate trends.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-07T13:00:00Z

New home listings surge in Manhattan as the city enters phase 2 of reopening — but it's too soon to tell if buyers are coming back

Manhattan has officially entered phase two of New York City's reopening initiative, meaning property tours can resume.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T19:53:00Z

How the 'rural road trip' is driving demand in the home rental market, according to the president of home-sharing app Vrbo

Vrbo top exec Jeff Hurst told Business Insider where he's seeing demand and how travelers' priorities have changed.
Transportation 2020-07-06T19:36:52Z

Qatar Airways is now requiring all passengers wear a face shield in addition to masks — except in business class

Qatar Airways is among the first global airlines to take its requirements to this level as it attempts to reinspire confidence in air travel.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T18:31:58Z

I stayed at a Hyatt, IHG, and Marriott during the pandemic to see how hotels are handling new coronavirus protocols — here's how they stacked up against each other

Michelle Gross, her husband, and their two dogs drove from New Jersey to North Carolina in mid-June and stayed at three hotels along the way.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T18:23:00Z

A full-floor penthouse in the Miami building where David and Victoria Beckham bought a $20 million pad in April is now on the market. Take a look inside.

Residents of Miami's One Thousand Museum can look out over Miami from a penthouse pool and jet off from a rooftop helipad.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T18:19:00Z

8 of Atlantic City's famous casinos just reopened for the first time since March. These photos show just how different the casino experience is going to be after the pandemic.

From masked models to plexiglass barriers, photos show what Atlantic City's casinos looked like on the weekend they reopened to the public.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T16:41:00Z

Meet the Trumps: How America's first family arrived in New York on a steamship from Germany in 1885 and built a sprawling empire in 4 generations

President Trump's niece, Mary Trump, is set to publish a book about the prominent family releasing in July 2020.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T16:29:00Z

A death in the Atlantic, a media empire that once had $4 billion in debt, and a yacht named Lady Ghislaine: Take a look at Ghislaine Maxwell's family history

In 1991, Robert Maxwell was found dead in the Atlantic after falling from a luxury yacht named Lady Ghislaine, which he named after his daughter.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T15:13:00Z

An Indian businessman just became the first Asian member of the world's 10 richest people. Meet the Ambanis, who live in a $1 billion skyscraper and mingle with royals and Bollywood stars.

Mukesh Ambani is worth $66.1 billion. His family made headlines in 2018 for throwing one of the most lavish wedding celebrations in recent memory.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T15:04:43Z

Here are the top 10 places where renters are deferring payments the most right now

About 2.1% of renting households nationwide deferred May payments, according to a LendingTree report. They are deferring the most in these 10 states.
Strategy 2020-07-06T14:30:00Z

Leslie Odom, Jr.'s $500,000 gamble that led to a starring role in 'Hamilton'

Leslie Odom, Jr., author of "Failing Up", on how his willingness to fail led him to some of his greatest successes.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T14:23:00Z

8 ways to look like a millionaire, even if you're not

Image consultant image consultant Sylvie di Giusto shares tips on how to look like a million bucks, even if you don't have a million bucks.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-06T02:22:00Z

Here are the celebrities and notable figures around the world who are believed to have died of the coronavirus

Broadway actor Nick Cordero and musician John Prine are some of the celebrities that have died of coronavirus-related illnesses.
News 2020-07-05T19:16:48Z

The federal government extended the Paycheck Protection Program after $130 billion out of $660 billion went uncollected. Here's what new applicants need to know.

Potential applicants now have until August to request federal relief funds under the program to help businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Strategy 2020-07-05T15:45:00Z

I'm a professional bridesmaid: Strangers hire me to pretend to be their close friend during their wedding — and yes, I have way more than 27 dresses

Jen Glantz's full bridesmaid-for-hire package starts at around $2,500, which includes her attendance at the bachelorette party and bridal shower.
Transportation 2020-07-05T15:14:00Z

A US senator wants to propose legislation blocking middle seats on planes after he flew on a crowded American Airlines flight

Sen. Jeff Merkley blasted American Airlines on Twitter after a crowded flight, asking "how many Americans will die because you fill middle seats."
Transportation 2020-07-05T13:34:00Z

I flew on the 4 biggest US airlines during the pandemic to see which is handling it best, and found one blew the rest out of the water

I found that, above all, social distancing is a concept that varies depending on which airline you choose to fly on during the pandemic.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-05T13:20:00Z

I went camping on the beach in Texas during the pandemic. Here are 7 things I packed for a cheap, socially-distant getaway, and one thing wished I had with me.

In addition to regular camping supplies, I made sure to bring facemasks, disposable gloves, and sanitizing wipes to keep myself and others safe.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-05T13:00:00Z

Some wealthy parents are eager to give their children multicultural experiences, from elaborate trips to nannies that speak multiple languages. During COVID-19, they've had to get creative.

Parents and consultants offer a look at the extravagant ways toddlers and teenagers are being prepared to compete in a global world.
Transportation 2020-07-05T12:49:00Z

Bombardier just delivered its first Global 5500, a $46 million private jet that can fly nearly 7,000 miles – see inside

Bombardier's Global 5500 will go head to head with the Gulfstream G500 and already bests the American plane in cabin width and range.
Strategy 2020-07-04T14:08:00Z

This map shows how the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

From the utopian "Yankeedom" to the conservative "Greater Appalachia," looking at these cultures sheds a light on America's political divides.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-04T14:05:00Z

'We call them land yachts': The wealthy are spending millions to travel in luxury RVs this summer, and it's reshaping the entire look of high-end travel

With coronavirus travel restrictions still in place, interest in luxury RVs is surging, and elite travelers are willing to pay top dollar for them.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-04T13:12:00Z

From luxury yurts in Big Sur to a remote, $2,000-a-night resort in British Columbia, take a look inside 4 resorts that put an upscale spin on the outdoors

Many upscale outdoor stays are seizing on this moment to remind travelers they were already practicing social distancing long before the pandemic.
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