Sherard DeSilva

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Looking back at the rise of Google’s new CEO, Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai, the rising star within Google’s ranks, has finally reached the top.<p>Since October, he had been overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations, and on Aug. 10, he got a title to match his responsibilities. Pichai will be the new CEO of Google when it restructures later this year as a …

Sundar Pichai

What Will You Do After White-Collar Work?

If you’re a white-collar worker (a person who makes a living translating the value of your intellectual property into wealth) as opposed to a manual …

Singularity

7 free apps that help you save money without thinking about it

Okay, keep it raised if you feel like there just isn't enough <i>time</i> to figure out your budget or calculate how much you should be putting away.<p>Well, all that is about to change.<p>There are tons of ways to save beyond searching for coupons or using your bank's limited mobile app.<p>Offering everything from …

NBA player Deron Williams is listing his New York City penthouse for $18 million more than he paid for it

He bought the property in 2013 for $15.8 million. He's now asking $33.5 million for it, according to the New York Post.<p>The penthouse is 6,800 square feet and has six bedrooms, four bathrooms, a wine cellar, a restaurant-grade kitchen, and, best of all, 3,000 square feet of outdoor space.<p>The Post …

Real Estate

What it’s like growing up as a billionaire

People often wonder what it would be like coming from a billionaire family, and some rather well-off users of popular social media site Quora have …

The reaction to Tesla's 'Ludicrous Mode' is insane

With the new performance setting, the newly christened Model S P90D is capable of making the sprint to 60 mph in a supercar-shaming 2.8 seconds, Tesla claimed.<p>Ludicrous Mode beats the car's current and equally outlandish "Insane Mode" acceleration time by 0.3 seconds.<p>During the press conference, …

Tesla

Chinese make up nine in 10 of Asia’s richest ‘millennials’, aged 18-34

Rich individuals from China claimed nine of the spots on a list of Asia’s 10 wealthiest millennials issued by Wealth-X, a wealth intelligence …

The Rich Kids of the Cartel: Mexico drugs lord El Chapo's blinged-up children show off their fabulous wealth with flash cars, guns, Paris Hilton selfies, and pet lions

• <b>Billionaire drugs boss 'El Chapo' Guzman is one of the world's most wanted men after his daring escape from jail</b>• <b><br>While on the run, he has taken to</b> …

Social Media

6 insidious ways the one percent is ripping you off

<b>(Alexander Kalina via Shutterstock)</b><p>And how to fight back<p>Lynn Parramore<p>July 21, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p><b>I</b>n the wake of the financial crisis, there was a momentof hope that predatory businesses would no longer be able to pick at our bones like vultures. Instead, we've seen Dodd-Frank weakened and stalled, …

Finance

Why bigger pie is not enough for all

LAS VEGAS -- Just about the time DeAndre Jordan sorted out his internal conflict, NBA teams had committed to players' contracts whose total …

Sam Zell Gives $60 Million To U. Of Michigan To Support Student Entrepreneurism

Students at the University of Michigan’s Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies will soon receive millions in additional funding from their very own angel investor.<p>The Zell Family Foundation has pledged $60 million dollars to its namesake institute in the university’s …

College & University

Inside The Budget Of A Young New York City Family

When Johnny and Joanna got married and started budgeting, they didn’t exactly go around advertising it.<p>“We were super coy about it,” says Johnny, 30, a copywriter who lives with his wife and two little girls in New York City. “We made up in our minds that we were branded with this scarlet letter,” …

Personal Finance

Here are 10 of the Best Sounding Cars of All Time

Prepare your ears.<p>With so many cars piping artificial sound into the cabins these days, it's easy to forget that once upon a time cars were revered for the way their engine notes would make you weak in the knees and make your heart flutter.<p>These cars can still do that, because they sound like cars …

Alfa Romeo

Millionaires Reveal Their Credit Card Secrets

With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products …

Here are the most fascinating innovations in underwater travel

Two-thirds of our world is made up of water, which is why travel operators are starting to integrate underwater attractions into travel. It's the next frontier in the travel industry, as the area underneath our oceans has largely yet to be explored.<p>There is already an array of underwater …

Even millionaires live paycheck to paycheck

It seems the rich are like the rest of us after all.<p>One in five respondents with investable assets of $100,000 to $1 million, and 1 in 10 with investable assets of $1 million up to $10 million believe they have too much debt and are living paycheck to paycheck, according to a poll taken by MaritzCX.<p>…

Retirement

James May's first post-fracas car review is kind of glum

In his first video car review since the Top Gear debacle, May reviews the Ferrari 488 GTB—with none of the flair we've come to love.<p>Rejoice! Our beloved Captain Slow is back, reviewing Ferrari's latest, the twin-turbo 488 GTB. Finally, a <i>Top Gear</i> alumnus is back where he belongs—dispensing witty, …

Flat Sex: Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer

Singer Vehicle Design turns old Porsches into six-figure dreams. The reality is almost too good for words.<p>The 49-year-old behind Singer Vehicle Design is a funny, self-effacing Englishman named Rob Dickinson. He is a genuinely nice guy who lives in Los Angeles. He named his company Singer partly …

What CEOs Can Learn From This Year's Version Of LeBron James

You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em<br>Know when to fold ‘em<br>Know when to walk away<br>And know when to run–Kenny Rogers, lyrics from “The Gambler”<p>Like gamblers, the best leaders know their environment is fluid and they observe it keenly and adapt accordingly. Different circumstances call for different …

Leadership

Finding Your Purpose In Life

<i>A guest post by Stephanie Denning, who writes about leadership issues from a Millennial perspective.</i><p>I recently turned 28 and there’s nothing like a birthday to evaluate if you’re winning at the game of life. Throughout my 20s, it always felt like my 30th birthday loomed like judgment day. And I now …

Self-improvement

Billionaire David Tepper Makes A Billion Dollar Bet On Stocks

This past Friday was the deadline for the biggest-most influential investors in the world to publicly disclose their first quarter portfolio holdings to the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>At BillionairesPortfolio.com, this quarterly event is our bread and butter. We scour through hosts of …

Investing

17-year Old Discovers DNA Mutations That Could Help Fight Disease

It is truly amazing what young minds are capable of accomplishing. In recent years, young men and women - people who are not yet out of high school - …

What Goldman Is Telling Its Clients: Sell In May And Don't Come Back For One Year

While Goldman gives the following explicit warning in all of its public research pieces: "Our asset management area, our proprietary trading desks …

Lily Is A Self-Flying Drone That Follows You Around And Films You

If Chinese drone maker DJI’s massive valuation and revenue are any indication, drones are becoming a big business. The flying machines are finding their way into many situations you’d previously use an expensive helicopter for — aerial film shots, professional photography, monitoring remote sites, …

Drones

The 5.4% Unemployment Rate Means Nothing For Millennials

The national unemployment rate has dropped to 5.4%, the lowest rate since 2008, but this low percentage means nothing for Millennials (born 1980-2000).<p>What it does lead to is debt and a ruthless job hunt.<p>Such was the case for my client, Tess.<p>Tess spent years on her education before entering the …

Employment

How to build a Life you don’t have to Retire from

I just read that Gen Xers, ages 35 to 48, are starting to feel vulnerable when it comes to retirement. Many of us doubt we will ever save enough to …

Retirement

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …