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Every family is different in how they display their wealth.
When it comes to financial successes, some people like to keep it in the family, which is what makes a combined fortune even larger. Just this month, Forbes released its annual rundown of the world’s wealthiest people and it comes as no ...
 
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Here's everything we know about the Amazon CEO and his pilot girlfriend.
On February 7, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos published an essay on the blogging site Medium accusing the National Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc., of threatening to publish intimate pictures of him and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, unless he called off an investigation into the tabloid.Bezos ...
 
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The family keeps a staff of 600 at home, which is the second most expensive in the world, after Buckingham Palace.
News has been swirling around the Ambani family once more, after the recent wedding of the family’s eldest son Akash to Shloka Metha last weekend. The lavish affair lasted three days, in addition to a trip to Switzerland, multiple traditional celebrations, and ...
 
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The fallout for those involved in "Operation Varsity Blues" continues.
After news of the college admissions scandal broke on Tuesday morning, organizations were quick to distance themselves from those charged. Here's what we know about the ongoing fallout from the indictments.Former Full House star Lori Loughlin was among those charged in the investigation. Today, the Hallmark channel, ...
 
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Surprise performances by Maroon 5, parties hosted at a 27-story home, and a pre-wedding carnival in St. Moritz made the wedding extra special.
If you loved watching the extravagance of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding last spring, then you must know that India celebrated its own version of the royal wedding last weekend.The groom is Akash Ambani, the 27-year-old son of Mukesh Ambani, ...
 
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The auto titan faces charges of underreporting his salary and misusing company funds.
Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motors chairman, who faces charges of financial wrongdoing in Japan, was released on bail after being held in a Tokyo jail for three months.After a judge rejected prosecutors' appeal to detain him until trial, Ghosn paid 1 billion yen, ...
 
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The market growth had much to do with the increase in the country’s ultra-wealthy population.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity in a thriving industry, the latest market report by Knight Frank points to luxury homes as a great investment. In 2018, Manila’s luxury home market saw the most growth in the world, with an 11 ...
 
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If you’re ready to try and join this century, here are some of the leading cashless, digital and online payment platforms waiting for you.
Still paying in cash? Perhaps it's time to join leading economies in the 21st century. Leave your wallet at home and just take your mobile phone with you. With the right apps, you can buy nearly everything, anywhere. In Shenzhen, China, if ...
 
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Think your family’s finances are complicated? Try sorting out the money troubles of Britain’s working royals.
When Harry and Meghan wed in last May’s televised spectacular, all the splendor of the Windsor family was on parade: a fairytale castle, a horse-drawn Ascot Landau, a palatial Rolls-Royce Phantom, and a trove of jewelry. Six months later, after the news came ...
 
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NXTLVL Farms grows high-value crops inside container vans through hydroponic farming.
There’s no stopping the investment train of Katrina Razon’s venture capitalist firm.Razon's KSR Ventures recently led a $750,000-group investment for agri-tech startup NXTLVL Farms, which brought the company’s total funding since its launch in 2017 to $1 million. This is the third ...
 
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According to Michael Sanchez, the Amazon billionaire was willing to go to great lengths to get the truth.
The Jeff Bezos vs. National Enquirer scandal has reached Shakespearian proportions. In a series of interviews with Vanity Fair, Michael Sanchez—the brother of Lauren Sanchez, the woman Bezos is currently dating—dropped a bombshell: that Bezos considered buying the National Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc., in order to ...
 
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But he hasn't completely ruled out a Democratic candidacy.
Over the past few weeks, Democrats started to form presidential exploratory committees en masse, and rumors circulated that former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had plans to run for U.S. president.Bloomberg, who is worth upwards of $47 billion, has hinted in the past ...
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