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Leading a healthy life can help you save more money in the longterm

The COVID-19 pandemic has, for many, shone a light on how deeply health and finance are intertwined. Getty Images Living a healthy lifestyle can save you more money over time. Healthier habits can have an impact on your household finances. Here are some tips to improve your personal finances by leading a healthier life. See more stories on Insider's business page. There are a lot of different factors that go into saving money. Beyond the obviously like good financial planning, there ar...
Tags: UK, Money, Saving Money, Saving, Life, Finance, International, Trends, Investing, Nordic, Financial Advice, Health Advice, BI General Contributors, International Contributors, Finance Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


The 14 rules to follow to make sure you stick to your wedding budget, according to a financial planner

It's easy to spend more on your wedding than you'd planned. khamiak/Shutterstock It's easy to get carried away and to spend more on your wedding than you'd planned. It's important to know your financial limits and to stick to them. Here are 14 tips from financial planner Adele Martin to help you stick to a budget. See more stories on Insider's business page. Planning a wedding is a tricky task, and it's easy to end up spending more than you'd originally plan...
Tags: Personal Finance, Facebook, UK, Marriage, Life, Finance, International, Trends, Budgeting, Weddings, Financial Planning, Polaroid, Nordic, Martin, Wedding Budget, Michael Kovac Getty


Warren Buffett loves this riddle about a dog, and it may help you as an investor

The "Oracle of Omaha." REUTERS/Rick Wilking Warren Buffett has a favorite riddle about a dog that he attributes to Abraham Lincoln. Buffett claims the answer to the riddle may help you make better investing decisions. Newcomers and veterans to investing may find it helpful when making important choices. See more stories on Insider's business page. Whether you're veteran or a newcomer to the industry, anyone who has questions about the world of investing will, at some point or anot...
Tags: UK, Finance, International, Trends, Investing, Markets, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Lincoln, Cnbc, Investors, Forbes, Buffett, Nordic, Abraham Lincoln


How leading a healthy life can save you money in the longterm

The COVID-19 pandemic has, for many, shone a light on how deeply health and finance are intertwined. Getty Images Living a healthy lifestyle can save you more money over time. Healthier habits can have an impact on your household finances. Here are some tips to improve your personal finances by leading a healthier life. See more stories on Insider's business page. There are a lot of different factors that go into saving money. Beyond the obviously like good financial planning, there ar...
Tags: UK, Life, Finance, International, Trends, Investing, Nordic, BI General Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Finance Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, Wealth Advisor, Life Contributors, Translation Team, Wealth Advisor Contributors


How 'trauma cleaners' can make over $300,000 a year clearing up after hoarders and crime scenes

This specialty is referred to as "trauma cleaning". REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino After Tugrul Cirakoglu finished his studies, he started a business cleaning up after house parties. The 29-year-old noticed that the worse the mess, the higher the price he could charge for a job. Cirakoglu specialized in "trauma cleaning," cleaning up crime scenes and "unattended deaths." See more stories on Insider's business page. "Specialize and pick your own niche," is a piece of advice most entrepreneurs...
Tags: UK, Finance, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Trauma, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Dirt, Nordic, Eindhoven, Dirty Jobs, BI International, Filthy, Weird Jobs


How a former Merrill Lynch banker quit her $120,000 job to become a successful DJ in Berlin

Investment banker turned DJ: DJane Annie O, formerly Anne-Kathrin Oelmann, gave an interview about her career change. mymuesli / Youtube At 22, Oelmann was earning $120,000 as an investment banker in London. Lacking motivation, she followed her gut and quit after just six months at Merrill Lynch. Olemann began performing as Djane Annie O and has been able to live comfortably on her own since 2015. See more stories on Insider's business page. Anne-Kathrin Oelmann had a career many will ...
Tags: Topshop, UK, London, Life, Finance, Germany, Berlin, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Dj, New Zealand, Merrill Lynch, Brussels, Nevada


How a 25-year-old quit his engineering job to be a financial blogger and built a $169,000 portfolio

Dominik Wenzelburger runs the financial blog depotstudent.de. Dominik Wenzelburger Dominik Wenzelburger quit his job as an engineer to become a self-employed financial blogger. Wenzelburger uses his blog to evaluate financial products. He earns around $70,900 per year. He started his blog after his bank asked to talk to him about investing and he chose to go it alone. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dominik Wenzelburger is still grateful to his savings bank today but not f...
Tags: Personal Finance, UK, Enterprise, Finance, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Investing, Stuttgart, Nordic, Vanguard, Business Insider Deutschland, MSCI World, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors


7 lessons from 'Rich Dad Poor Dad' that will help you save up quickly

One way to get on the right track with your money is by reading. Getty Images / Thomas Trutschel / Contributor Reading is a fundamental step when attempting to improve your personal finances. One of the most acclaimed books is Rich Dad, Poor Dad, which includes tips to help you save money. See more stories on Insider's business page. There are some must-read books in personal finances that will help you develop good saving habits.Undergoing training and taking the time to read can help...
Tags: Personal Finance, UK, Savings, Finance, International, Careers, Trends, Financial Planning, Nordic, Don, Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Poor Dad, BI International, Intelligent Investing, Kiyosaki, BI General Contributors


How Euros final referee Björn Kuipers makes more money than some soccer players

Björn Kuipers during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Final between Italy and England at Wembley in London, England. Shaun Botterill, UEFA/UEFA, Getty Images Björn Kuipers is the first Dutch referee for the European Championship soccer final. A referee's salary isn't enough to make them a big earner, but Kuipers has other sources of income. His father and grandfather were also soccer referees. See more stories on Insider's business page. Björn Kuipers was the referee for the Eur...
Tags: UK, England, Finance, Sports, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Italy, Wembley, Jack Grealish, Bjorn, Nordic, London England, Jan, Kuipers


Robinhood hires former Google exec Aparna Chennapragada as its first-ever chief product officer

Aparna Chennapragada, Robinhhood's next chief product officer, pictured in 2018. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Robinhood said Wednesday it has named Aparna Chennapragada as its first chief product officer. Chennapragada previously held senior positions at Google over a 12-year period. The online brokerage said in a blog post she would oversee product, design and research at Robinhood. See more stories on Insider's business page. Robinhood announced Wednesday it had appointed former ...
Tags: Google, Finance, US, Trends, Markets, Robinhood, Gamestop, Vlad Tenev, Aparna, Tech Company, Tech Insider, Aparna Chennapragada, Chennapragada, Robinhood app, Finance Contributors, Kate Duffy Reuters


Bill Gates advised against investing in Bitcoin, saying cryptocurrencies damage the environment

Gates spoke out against bitcoin citing environmental damages caused by the cryptocurrency. Paul Richards/AFP via Getty Images Billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates criticized bitcoin's environmental impact in an interview. Speaking to CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin, he said it used more electricity than any other method. Cambridge University analysis suggested bitcoin used more energy than Argentina, the BBC reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates is o...
Tags: Elon Musk, Climate Change, Finance, International, Trends, Investing, Markets, Tesla, Bbc, Bitcoin, Ireland, New York Times, Bill Gates, Argentina, University of Cambridge, Cambridge University


Revolut is operating as a bank in 10 Central European countries, and hopes to do so across the continent

Revolut has been operating as a bank in Poland and Lithuania since last year. Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Revolut has launched as a bank in 10 Central European countries using a Lithuanian banking license. The startup has also applied for a UK banking license and hopes to achieve profitability this year. Revolut broke even in December and was valued at $5.5 billion in 2020 after raising $500 million. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Re...
Tags: Europe, UK, Finance, International, Trends, Markets, Poland, Slovenia, Bank, Silicon Valley, Lithuania, Revolut, Central Europe, Nordic, BI International, BI General Contributors


Lack of technical knowledge is the main reason women don't invest in crypto, say industry experts

Data from investment platform eToro said only 15% of bitcoin traders were women. Getty Images / vb Experts said a lack of cryptocurrency-related technical knowledge may drive away women investors.  They said more inclusive bitcoin promotional material and better financial education were needed. Investment platform eToro said only 15% of bitcoin traders were women, up 5 points from last year.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Women may not be investing in cryptocurren...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, Mexico, Finance, US, International, Trends, Strategy, Tesla, Spain, Crypto, Venezuela, Grimes, Cryptocurrencies, International Women's Day, Mastercard


Tesla, Walmart, Amazon and other companies may make gains in the Biden era, experts say

Biden has introduced a $1.9 trillion economic rescue package. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Biden's presidency could restore stock market stability, Vontobel's Matthew Benkendorf said. Many stand to benefit from Biden's $1.9 trillion rescue package, including giants Amazon and Target. The new president's push for clean energy will also benefit companies like Tesla. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Biden administration has lost no time in setting out its plan for the ...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Politics, Climate Change, Finance, US, Trends, Tesla, Walmart, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Reddit, Clean Energy, Biden


BP lost $5.7 billion in 2020, its first annual loss in 10 years, as oil and gas demand slumped during the pandemic

BP gas station in SOUTHGATE, MICHIGAN Gregory Shamus/Getty Images BP reported a $5.7 billion loss for 2020 as the pandemic hit oil demand. It's BP's first annual loss in a decade. BP's shares have lost more than 40% of their value over the past year and remain near 25-year lows. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. BP plunged to a $5.7 billion annual loss in 2020, its first in a decade, as the pandemic took a heavy toll on oil demand, with fuel consumption continuing to slid...
Tags: Travel, Finance, Oil, Trends, Exxon Mobil, Shares, Loss, Royal Dutch Shell, Earnings, Bp, Profits, BP Oil, Pandemic, Southgate Michigan, COVID-19, COVID


Lloyds has named Charlie Nunn, a senior banker at rival HSBC, as its next chief executive

Charlie Nunn, head of wealth and personal banking at HSBC. Simon Dawson/Reuters Lloyds Bank named Charlie Nunn, head of wealth and personal banking at rival HSBC, as its next CEO on Monday. Current Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio is stepping down in 2021 after a decade at the bank. Nunn may not take up his new job for almost a year from now, because of his notice period and other restrictions. If Horta-Osorio leaves first, CFO William Chalmers could step in as interim CEO, Lloyds said. Nu...
Tags: Finance, Banks, Trends, Banking, Britain, Hsbc, Lloyds Banking Group, Accenture, Lloyds, Colin Jackson, Mckinsey, HSBC Holdings Plc, KBW, William Chalmers, Nunn, António Horta Osório


Two Mastercard execs predict a future in which passwords and one-time pins will make way for a more streamlined global payments system

A customer scans goods at the first Pyaterochka #naletu [on-the-go] cashierless supermarket on the opening day. Access to the supermarket is granted via an application; the store has a fully-automated checkout system using card payments, Google Pay and Apple Pay. Artyom Geodakyan\TASS via Getty Images According to a recent Mastercard global consumer study, more consumers are using contactless cards or their smartphone to make payments, noting a large increase in the use of di...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Asia, Japan, Trends, Seattle, Mastercard, TASS, Digital Payments, RTP, Getty Images According, Mastercard Asia Pacific, Edit Series, TB2020, SP-ING-WB-2020, TB2020 Finance


Oil giant Shell plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs, 10% of its workforce, in its transition to low-carbon energy

Shell branding is seen at a petrol station in west London Reuters Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday that it expects to cut between 7,000 and 9,000 jobs, more than 10% of its workforce, in order to shift to low-carbon energy. The oil and gas giant said that its reorganization would save between $2 billion and $2.5 billion by 2022. Its CEO Ben van Beurden said: "We have looked closely at how we are organised and we feel that, in many places, we have too many layers in the company." Vi...
Tags: Energy, London, Jobs, Finance, Oil, Trends, Carbon, Gas, Unemployment, 2022, Royal Dutch Shell, Bp, Shell, Job Cuts, Reuters, Ben van Beurden