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How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

New Low-Cost Airline: PEOPLExpress Tickets Go on Sale

The days of the airline stewardess joke — "coffee, tea, or me?" — are gone in more ways than one.<p>Tickets from $59 went on sale Wednesday afternoon for PEOPLExpress, the new airline that seeks to capitalize on the goodwill for the name of one of the first low-budget airlines that disappeared decades …

Why the rich are ditching their home country

Increasing numbers of the wealthy global elite are saying goodbye to their home country and taking up residence elsewhere in an effort to preserve their riches.<p>Popular destination countries like Cyprus, Spain and Australia have programs that offer a path to citizenship or permanent residency -- for …

Jobless claims data points to strong labor market | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a firming labor market.<p>Job seekers attend a large career fair at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Mike …

Couples Are Signing 'Social Media Prenups' To Prevent Spouses From Posting Unflattering Photos Of Each Other

Welcome to 2014.<p>ABC News talked to Ann-Margaret Carrozza, a New York attorney, who says this is a fairly new development in pre-wedding day logistics.<p>But she says it makes sense, as tons of stuff is put online, and once it's out there, it's out there. And it's not just nude photos, which seems kind …

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Michael Jordan Is A Billionaire Thanks To Soaring NBA Team Values

Forbes does great sports business analysis, but they've been too conservative. The Milwaukee Bucks, valued by the business site at $410 million, sold for $550 million in April. The Los Angeles Clippers, valued at $575 million, sold for $2 billion in May. Franchise values are rising for many …

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Stay-At-Home Dads On The Rise, And Many Of Them Are Poor

The number of dads staying at home with their children has nearly doubled in the past two decades, and the diversity among them defies the stereotype of the highly educated young father who stays home to let his wife focus on her career.<p>A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that almost 2 …

4 million to pay $4 billion in Obamacare fines, feds say - Health Exchange - MarketWatch

About 4 million people will be paying $4 billion in penalties for not getting health insurance by 2016, and that figure will grow to $5 billion a …

The Truth About Uber's $17 Billion Valuation | Inc.com

When did the world of startups become a "highest valuation" contest?<p>Multiple reports claim that if Uber's $17-billion valuation comes to fruition, it will make Uber the most "valuable" tech startup, ahead of Airbnb, Dropbox, and Xiaomi.<p>Who cares? To whom, exactly, do these rankings matter?<p>Are we …