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The incredible life of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
Tags: Personal Finance, Education, Microsoft, Obama, Bono, Life, Finance, Stanford, Africa, Time, US, Careers, America, Trends, Features, United States


Bill Gates is America's biggest owner of private farmland, and his 242,000 acres could be split in his divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to the report. The land could be split between the Microsoft founder and his wife Melinda Gates after their divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of ...
Tags: Asia, Business, Florida, News, Microsoft, Washington, Life, Finance, Africa, US, America, Trends, Wealth, United States, Arkansas, Bill Gates


Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
Tags: Florida, Marriage, Microsoft, Bono, Life, Finance, Africa, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Ted, Relationship, Features, Munich, Nelson Mandela


Chinese agencies are charging students more than $12,000 to land coveted Wall Street banking internships

Chinese career agencies promise to help students land top-tier internships. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Career coaching firms are helping Chinese students secure coveted Wall Street internships and graduate jobs, Bloomberg reported. Third-party agencies charge $12,000 or more for access to industry mentors and internal referrals. Revenue for career counseling services in the US was valued at $16 billion in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese students looking to la...
Tags: Jobs, News, Finance, Wall Street, China, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Banking, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Sean Wang, Kena Betancur Getty, Bloomberg Beijing, Breadoffer


55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Books, Arianna Huffington, Steve Jobs, Washington, Finance, Careers, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Tesla


A 'frugalist' software developer who saves 60% of his income explains how he lives on about $1,000 a month

Oliver Noelting, a self-described "frugalist." Joana Schlutter / frugalisten.de German software developer Oliver Noelting lives on just $1,047 a month with his young family. Noelting saves 60% of his income with the aim of achieving financial freedom. He said the key lies in a "top-down" approach and one key question. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "Sitting in the same office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day until I can retire at 67? My job is fun, but I didn't want tha...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Saving Money, Saving, Life, Finance, Frugal, Careers, Trends, Frugality, BI International, Business Insider Deutschland, PFI Related Content Module, Saving Habits, Saving Hacks, Jeevan Ravindran


I was a stockbroker at UBS who went to prison for fraud. Now I'm a white-collar prison consultant who helps high-profile clients get through their time in lockup - here's what my job is like.

Justin Paperny is the founder of White Collar Advice. Justin Paperny Justin Paperny, 45, is a business owner and former federal inmate currently based in Irvine, California. While working as an investment banker at UBS, Paperny was involved with a fraudulent hedge fund that was part of a Ponzi scheme. He pleaded guilty in 2007 to conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and securities fraud and was stripped of his licenses to sell stocks and real estate. In prison, Paperny became friends with fell...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Crime, Prison, Small Business, Law, California, Finance, Careers, America, Trends, Ubs, Mlb, Cbs, Goldman Sachs, Criminal


Jack Ma hasn't been seen in 2 months after clashing with Chinese regulators. Here's a look at how the Alibaba and Ant Group founder got started as a scrappy underdog and amassed a $50 billion fortune.

Jack Ma. VCG/VCG via Getty Images Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Alibaba and Ant Group, hasn't been seen in over two months, leading many to speculate that Ma is missing. Ma recently sparred with Chinese officials over Ant's planned initial public offering and the size and scope of Alibaba. The IPO has since been shelved and Alibaba is being investigated by antitrust regulators. Multiple sources say Ma is simply laying low amid the crackdown on his businesses. Ma, who founded Alibaba ...
Tags: Usa, New York, Yahoo, Ebay, Life, Finance, China, Ipo, Softbank, US, San Francisco, Trends, Wealth, Bloomberg, Features, Harvard


Ruzbeh Bacha: In Conversation with CEO of CityFALCON

What is the business and how did it start? Back in 2014 I was investing and found it impossible to easily gather data on the market. I knew there were solutions for this, but they were not cheap. They still aren’t. Few people can afford up to £2000 a month to trade or invest their own portfolios. I wanted to change that, and so CityFALCON was born. I learned more about coding and knew automation and APIs were the keys to bringing down costs and still tackling all the content that was out t...
Tags: UK, Life, Finance, US, SSO, Ruzbeh Bacha, Ilana Koffman


JOIN US NEXT WEEK: Elite recruiters from The Carlyle Group, Apollo, and Bain Capital will break down how to get hired in private equity

Odyssey Search Partners; The Carlyle Group; Bain Capital; Apollo Global Management; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Landing a job in the ultra-competitive world of private-equity is a challenge, even for the most prepared candidates.That's only been complicated by a chaotic and unpredictable 2020, in which the private-equity hiring timeline has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, and the traditional rites of recruiting — coffee-chats, gatherings with headhunters, and fierce superdays —...
Tags: Students, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, Recruiting, Private Equity, Teaser, Bain Capital, Carlyle Group, Apollo Global Management, Samantha Lee, Reed Alexander, Carlyle Group Apollo, Odyssey Search Partners, James Cherubim


Management consulting salaries revealed: How much top firms like McKinsey and PwC pay everyone from interns to C-suite execs

Boston Consulting Group office in Hudson Yards, New York. Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Management consulting is a highly competitive industry — with highly competitive pay. The consulting industry has taken a hit since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the last several months, firms had to halt business travel, adopt remote work tools, and adjust to the new normal while simultaneously serving corporate clients. But many are still hiring for 6-figure jobs. Nearly all of the consul...
Tags: Finance, Careers, Trends, Pwc, Consulting, Deloitte, Kpmg, Ey, Teaser, Bain, Mckinsey & Company, Mckinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Bain BCG, US Office of Foreign Labor Certification, Subscriber Collection


SIGN UP HERE: Elite recruiters from The Carlyle Group, Apollo, and Bain Capital will break down how to get hired in private equity

Odyssey Search Partners; The Carlyle Group; Bain Capital; Apollo Global Management; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Landing a job in the ultra-competitive world of private-equity is a challenge, even for the most prepared candidates.That's only been complicated by a chaotic and unpredictable 2020, in which the private-equity hiring timeline has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, and the traditional rites of recruiting — coffee-chats, gatherings with headhunters, and fierce superdays —...
Tags: Students, Finance, Careers, Trends, Recruiting, Private Equity, Teaser, Bain Capital, Carlyle Group, Apollo Global Management, Samantha Lee, Reed Alexander, Carlyle Group Apollo, Odyssey Search Partners, James Cherubim, Matt Breitfelder


LAST CALL: We are seeking nominations for our first-ever Rising Stars of Real Estate — here's how to apply

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Business Insider is putting together its first-ever list of the best young talent in real estate in 2020. We want to hear from you on the individuals that have been rising above the ranks and standing out in the worlds of commercial and residential real estate. The deadline to apply is October 21st.  Please submit your ideas through this form or by getting in touch with Michelle Abrego at [email protected] Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
Tags: Real Estate, Life, Finance, US, Trends, Nominations, Commercial Real Estate, Residential Real Estate, Samantha Lee, Rising Stars, Real Esate, Michelle Abrego, BI Graphics


Millennials reconsidering finances and future under COVID-19

Millennials have been labeled the "unluckiest generation in U.S. history" after the one-two financial punch of the Great Recession and the pandemic shutdowns. A recent survey found that about a third of millennials felt financially unprepared for the pandemic and have begun saving. To achieve financial freedom, millennials will need to take control of their finances and reinterpret their relationship with the economy. It can be tempting to look at the economic history of the last two decades an...
Tags: Decision Making, Money, Washington Post, Life, Finance, Happiness, Disney, Debt, Investment, Netflix, Innovation, Cbs, Hulu, Pew Research Center, Robin, Personal Growth


Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

NYSE; Edison Partners; Tradeweb; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street's rising stars.From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own.It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our selection criteria: We asked that nominees be 35 or under, based in the US, and stand out from their peers. Editors made the final...
Tags: New York, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, University of Pennsylvania, Morgan Stanley, Nubank, Nyse, Lehman Brothers, Parker, Feinberg, Duquesne, BI Intelligence, Edison Partners, Druckenmiller


How to Get Rich

Want to know how to get rich? We discuss six steps to “turn your desires into gold”, from the man considered to be the dean of wealth creation. We discuss six steps to riches on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion. We opened the vault on timeless classics and found a […] The post How to Get Rich appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Podcast, Finance, Careers, Wealth, Building Wealth, Personal Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Think and Grow Rich, Napolean Hill, George S. Clason, George Samuel Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon


Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

NYSE; Edison Partners; Tradeweb; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street's rising stars.From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own.It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our selection criteria: We asked that nominees be 35 or under, based in the US, and stand out from their peers. Editors made the final...
Tags: New York, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, University of Pennsylvania, Morgan Stanley, Nubank, Nyse, Lehman Brothers, Parker, Feinberg, Duquesne, BI Intelligence, Edison Partners, Druckenmiller


Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

NYSE; Edison Partners; Tradeweb; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street's rising stars.From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own.It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our selection criteria: We asked that nominees be 35 or under, based in the US, and stand out from their peers. Editors made the final...
Tags: New York, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, University of Pennsylvania, Morgan Stanley, Nubank, Nyse, Lehman Brothers, Parker, Feinberg, Duquesne, BI Intelligence, Edison Partners, Druckenmiller


Disney is planning to lay off 28,000 employees — here's how much workers are paid at America's amusement parks

The annual wage in the amusement parks industry was far below the median across all industries. Shutterstock Disney shared in a memo on Tuesday that 28,000 employees will be laid off because of the negative impact on its business during the pandemic. Disney's California Parks are still closed as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Disney World has reopened.  According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, amusement parks and arcades employ workers in a variety of occupat...
Tags: Florida, Jobs, California, Finance, Disney, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Walmart, C, Features, First, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Salaries


‘Trigger Marketing’ Hits Banking Prospects at Life’s Crossroads

It’s not just who your financial institution knows, but what you know and when you act that sells the right product when people need it. The post ‘Trigger Marketing’ Hits Banking Prospects at Life’s Crossroads appeared first on The Financial Brand.
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‘Trigger Marketing’ Reaches Banking Prospects at Life’s Crossroads

It’s not just who your financial institution knows, but what you know and when you act that sells the right product when people need it. The post ‘Trigger Marketing’ Reaches Banking Prospects at Life’s Crossroads appeared first on The Financial Brand.
Tags: Life, Finance, Marketing Strategy, Sponsored Post, Data Analytics, Deluxe, Sales Strategies


We are seeking nominations for our first-ever Rising Stars of Real Estate — here's how to apply

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Business Insider is putting together its first-ever list of the best young talent in real estate in 2020. We want to hear from you on the individuals that have been rising above the ranks and standing out in the worlds of commercial and residential real estate. Please submit your ideas through this form or by getting in touch with Michelle Abrego at [email protected] by October 16th. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  We're seeking...
Tags: Real Estate, Life, Finance, US, Trends, Nominations, Commercial Real Estate, Residential Real Estate, Samantha Lee, Rising Stars, Real Esate, Michelle Abrego, BI Graphics


After 10 years as a Goldman Sachs analyst, here's how a founder pivoted into jewelry design and got her brand into Saks, Harrods, and on Rihanna's hands

Melissa Kaye. Melissa Kaye Melissa Kaye is a New York-based jewelry designer with a background in mathematics and engineering — and finance.  In the early 2010s, after a 10-year stint at Goldman Sachs, she decided to venture into jewelry design, then an entirely new career for her.  By 2015, her brand had made it into Saks. It's since expanded into other retailers such as Harrods and Net-a-Porter, and counts Rihanna, Claire Danes, and Kristen Wiig as fans.  In an interview with Business In...
Tags: UK, New York, Small Business, Rihanna, Life, Advice, Finance, New York City, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Features, Beverly Hills, Goldman Sachs, Kristen Wiig, Carnegie Mellon


3 success secrets from the founder who pivoted into jewelry design after 10 years as a Goldman Sachs analyst

Melissa Kaye. Melissa Kaye Melissa Kaye is a New York-based jewelry designer with a background in mathematics and engineering — and finance.  In the early 2010s, after a 10-year stint at Goldman Sachs, she decided to venture into jewelry design, then an entirely new career for her.  By 2015, her brand had made it into Saks. It's since expanded into other retailers such as Harrods and Net-a-Porter, and counts Rihanna, Claire Danes, and Kristen Wiig as fans.  In an interview with Business In...
Tags: UK, New York, Small Business, Rihanna, Life, Advice, Finance, New York City, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Features, Beverly Hills, Goldman Sachs, Kristen Wiig, Carnegie Mellon


Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

NYSE; Edison Partners; Tradeweb; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street's rising stars.From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own.It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our selection criteria: We asked that nominees be 35 or under, based in the US, and stand out from their peers. Editors made the final...
Tags: New York, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, University of Pennsylvania, Morgan Stanley, Nubank, Nyse, Lehman Brothers, Parker, Feinberg, Duquesne, BI Intelligence, Edison Partners, Druckenmiller


Shaquille O'Neal on partnering with American Express to announce a $10 million grant program for Black-owned small businesses

Shaquille O'Neal. Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images for American Express Shaquille O'Neal spoke to Business Insider in an interview tied to the announcement of a new American Express grant program for Black-owned small businesses.In partnership with a coalition of business groups and collectives, American Express is dedicating $10 million in grants over the next four years to support Black small business owners in the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.NBA legend Shaquil...
Tags: Small Business, Finance, US, Sports, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Atlanta, Coalition, Nba, American Express, Amex, Black, Shaq, Don, Shaquille O'Neal


Hedge-fund billionaire Steve Cohen set to purchase the New York Mets

FILE PHOTO: Hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen, founder and chairman of SAC Capital Advisors, responds to a question during a one-on-one interview session at the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada May 11, 2011. Steve Marcus/Reuters Billionaire hedge fund investor Steve Cohen has reached an agreement to purchase the New York Mets, the team announced Monday. The transaction is still pending approval from at least 23 out of 29 other major league baseball owners. Fir...
Tags: Post, New York Post, News, Life, Finance, Sports, Trends, Jennifer Lopez, North America, Major League Baseball, Salt, New York Mets, Alex Rodriguez, Mets, Cohen, Lopez


Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

NYSE; Edison Partners; Tradeweb; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street's rising stars.From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own.It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our selection criteria: We asked that nominees be 35 or under, based in the US, and stand out from their peers. Editors made the final...
Tags: New York, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, University of Pennsylvania, Morgan Stanley, Nubank, Nyse, Lehman Brothers, Parker, Feinberg, Duquesne, BI Intelligence, Edison Partners, Druckenmiller


Meet the 15 richest people in finance, who have a collective net worth of over $300 billion

Warren Buffett takes the top spot. Bill Pugliano/Getty The wealthiest people in finance, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List, have a collective net worth of almost $300 billion.  Included in the mix are self-made tycoons like Warren Buffett, as well as people who have inherited their wealth, like Fidelity scion Abigail Johnson.  From legendary investors to high-flying bankers, here, in ascending order, are the 15 richest people in finance. All ranks a...
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