Wealth

Bill Gates spends a lot of his time sounding the alarm over existential global threats, like climate change and future pandemics. Yet the billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist says he’s still “very optimistic” about humanity’s future on Earth. Even with challenges facing current and future generations, Gates says anyone born in the next few decades
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Michelle Yeoh in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” Source: imdb Few things are more frightening for everyday taxpayers than a possible IRS audit. But experts say tax exams may be different from what’s portrayed in the movies. In the Oscar-nominated film “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” a Chinese-American couple (played by Michelle Yeoh and Ke
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kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Tax season kicked off for individual filers Monday with a bigger IRS customer service team and enhanced technology as the agency begins to deploy its nearly $80 billion in funding.  Over the past several months, the IRS has hired 5,000 new customer service staff, aiming to “significantly increase” the
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Singapore is welcoming them back, but a full return of Chinese tourists isn’t likely in 2023, Singapore Tourism Board executives said at a press conference Tuesday. Singapore Tourism Board’s CEO Keith Tan cited limited flight capacity and the speed of China’s border reopening as some of the reasons a full recovery from Chinese tourists isn’t
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Every big idea likely has a few detractors at some point. Startups that become multibillion-dollar companies are no exception. Take Broadcast.com, the pioneering audiov streaming company that made Mark Cuban a billionaire. When Cuban and his friend Todd Wagner took over the company in 1995, it was one of the first streaming platforms in existence,
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Bill Oxford | E+ | Getty Images Despite falling inflation, many Americans are still struggling financially and will need their annual tax refund to help cover the basics.  Some 30% of Americans overall say they will rely on their tax refund to make ends meet, according to a survey released Wednesday by Credit Karma, which
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