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If Hermeus's innovative efforts to change the face of global human transformation are successful, it might be a good time for investors to get on board.
Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are among the wealthiest people in the world. Both of them owe their wealth and mutual friendship to Microsoft.
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Although Steve Ballmer's days with Microsoft are long gone, he's still one of the most wealthy and successful people in the world. What's his net worth?
Jim Cramer is a man who many believe truly understands money, but what is someone with such financial expertise actually worth?
Purchasing life insurance is a difficult process that often requires a bit of research. Thankfully, educated experts like Suze Orman can make the process a whole lot easier to understand.
Is Jim Cramer a Democrat, a Republican or neither? The CNBC host isn't known for keeping his controversial or unpopular opinions to himself, even his political opinions.
Peter Thiel’s husband, Matt Danzeisen is a wealthy and successful businessman in his own right. He's just as interesting as Thiel.
When it comes to financial matters, Jim Cramer has never been one to hold back his opinion. Over time, Cramer changed is his original opinion about Tesla.
As co-founder of Palantir, billionaire Alex Karp has managed to keep himself under the radar for nearly two decades. But as the media becomes ever more obsessed with the super rich, many find themselves wondering who is this mysterious magnate?
Cash App is one of the trendiest mobile payment services available, but is your money safe? Is the app just another pathway for hackers to prey on unwary users?
Robinhood’s new Gold product promises to give investors more power over their finances, but does it live up to all that it offers?
No matter how far you've come in your professional career, the best time to start saving is always right now. Which savings account will make the most of your money?
Capital One is one of the most trusted names in banking. Is Capital One a good bet for your banking needs?
The key to learning about how the stock market works may be to learn it sooner instead of later in life. What are some stock market games for kids?
Jeff Bezos’s name is as recognizable as the company he helms. What do we know about Bezos and his parents?
MacKenzie Bezos is an interesting a financial figure like her ex-husband. Most people don't realize how much she contributed to Amazon's success.
Billionaire Larry Ellison has been known to love planes, yachts, even his own private island in Hawaii, but how does a man who has everything find true love and how many times has he found it before?
Most people know that craft store chain Hobby Lobby isn't a stranger to scandals. Are the controversies publicity stunts or the result of poor leadership?
As employers struggle to rebuild their businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, can supplemental unemployment benefits help them save money?
Thousands of people are worried about paying their mortgages amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal government may have a solution in the works.
As states struggle to keep up with the unemployment rate amid the COVID-19 pandemic, what is the federal government doing to help?
Cash advances may seem like the quick and easy answer to a temporary financial crisis, but the amount you pay back may end up costing you more in the long run.
Student loans are a problem for over 44 million Americans. However, there are ways to get student loans forgiven or even dismissed.
During a financial emergency, people rarely see a new line of credit as a solution. It's important to understand the ease and long-term viability of opening a line of credit.
What are payday loans? Why are there so many negative stigmas attached to something that is meant to help people in financial trouble?
No matter how old you are or what your weekly paycheck looks like, it’s never too late to start saving money. What account is best and how do you open a savings account?
At times, many Americans find themselves struggling to pay their mortgage. Luckily, many lenders offer a reprieve from some of the financial pressure.
Many Americans live in constant fear of foreclosure. What is foreclosure and how can you avoid it?
Capital One has risen to become the second-largest bank in the country but how did that rise to prominence begin in the first place?
As anxious shoppers gear up for an unprecedented holiday season, Walmart has its own plans for Black Friday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 44 million Americans owe a significant amount in student loans. Can student loan debt be used to help build your credit score?
Thinking about your own mortality isn't easy, but making sure you have an estate plan is important for your assets and your loved ones.
Finding affordable health insurance can be a difficult prospect, especially if you or your loved ones have an underlying health condition. However, there are affordable options out there.
With a net worth of over $80.1 billion, Larry Ellison is one of the wealthiest people in the world. What does he do with all of the money?
Four years after Obama left office, U.S.voters still wonder if President Trump has made good on his economic promises and how the Dow Jones has been affected.
What happens if attending your preferred college comes with a steep price tag? Which states have the highest college tuition?
College tuition helps fund most of an institution's educational expenses. Why is college tuition higher at a private college than a public college?
Amazon.com and Alibaba have both reaped the benefits of the COVID-19 pandemic. Which company could come out on top when the dust settles?
Obtaining an academic degree is a rewarding accomplishment. Now that you’re out, however, you'll soon have to start paying back your student loans.
We all know that Sergey Brin and Larry Page helped found Google together, but their friendship is more than just entrepreneurial.
Joe Biden’s bid for the presidency has been marked by a number of political and environmental factors, which will directly impact the business and finance worlds in the coming months.
As the 2020 U.S. presidential election approaches, many people wonder where Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sits in terms of political affiliation.
What does it mean when a bank is backed by FDIC insurance? How is FDIC different from SIPC in terms of protecting your money?
Essential workers have risked their lives to provide services during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Do they get financial aid from the government for child care?
If you plan to make a donation to a charity this year, donations are tax deductible. It's important to know how itemized deductions work.
Buying life insurance is an important financial decision and should be researched carefully. Here are some tips.
We all know that we have to pay taxes, but some people pay them quarterly rather than once a year. Why are there quarterly taxes and how do the payments work?
No matter the investment, capital assets are always going to be taxed by the government. Is this amount different for short-term gains?
Whether you're a big or small businesses, you're going to need to a credit card for some expenses. But how do you know which card works best for you?
Robinhood offers a number of amazing investment options, but can you buy mutual funds with the app?
Whether it's your first car or your latest car, taking on that amount fiscal responsibility requires time and planning. Here are some of the best ways to save for a car.
TD Ameritrade is one of the most popular brokerage firms in the industry. How does a company that makes you money actually make money itself?
Many credit cards are available on the market today whether you have good credit, no credit, or in between. What are the best credit cards in 2020?
Most people have heard of PayPal. The digital payment platform is changing the way we pay for everything. Can PayPal be used to send money?
Some credit cards offer rewards points for simply using them. Did you know that a few credit cards offer cash back rewards as well?
Whether you're buying into a business or looking for someone to invest in one, it's important to know the difference between investors and stakeholders.
Everyone knows that having a good credit score is the key to getting ahead financially. What makes a good credit score and why does it really matter?
LendingClub is a trusted facilitator for peer-to-peer lending. What do borrowers and lenders have to say after the deals have been made?
The 401(k) max contribution you can make for 2020 is different than previous years due to the CARES Act.
It's hard to fix bad credit if you have a low credit score. Luckily, some credit card companies have card offers for people with bad credit.
Transferring your balance from one credit card to another can be a great financial plan but finding the right card for the job isn't always easy.
The internet is buzzing with news about a number of PayPal scams. Here's how to identify the scams and avoid becoming a victim.
PayPal and Venmo may look very similar on the surface but key differences make them each useful in certain situations.
The average student loan debt has risen significantly in 2020. Does this indicate a mounting crisis or is it just business as usual?
Many first-time homebuyers ask the same questions. How are mortgage rates determined and what can I do to get a better rate?
Is your student loan interest tax deductible and how does one calculate it if that is the case?
There are many ways to save for retirement, but a few tried and true methods should be considered.
PayPal is an effective tool for personal and small businesses, but do they report income to the IRS?
Coming into Q4 of 2020, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is set to become a trillionaire in less than a decade. Here's when he's projected to reach that record.
Since 2014, Microsoft has been in the hands of CEO Satya Nadella. Here is the former engineer's net worth and salary in 2020.
Nintendo is a popular name in video games but how do savvy investors get a piece of the action?