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Shocking leak exposes corruption, secret accounts linked to Putin, Assad, FIFA | Washington Examiner

4 Apr

Millions of sensitive documents were leaked from a large and secretive Panama wealth services firm, according to reports Sunday.The nonprofit Center for Public Integrity said the leak exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by this shadowy industry, the center said in a report.The report sparked speculation about corruption linking prime ministers, plutocrats and criminals. The Prime Minisister of Iceland walked out of an interview when asked about ties to a tax haven exposed by the leak.

Source: Shocking leak exposes corruption, secret accounts linked to Putin, Assad, FIFA | Washington Examiner

The consolation prize for not getting into Harvard or Stanford

2 Apr

Yet another reason why investing in a high priced degree is probably not worth the effort when you can make 6 figures.

Education is important but a solid foundation that ensures you have wealth for generations and financial freedom now…?

Yeah, bet that sounds better. Let’s chat.

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Didn’t get into an Ivy League university? Neither did most people. It’s going to be all right.

Source: The consolation prize for not getting into Harvard or Stanford

IRS Lack of Action on Mortality Rates Helps Company Pension Plans in 2016

21 Mar

U.S. companies with defined-benefit pension plans will save at least $18 billion in 2016 because the Internal Revenue Service has yet to adopt updated assumptions on how long Americans are living, Moody’s Investors Service says.

Source: IRS Lack of Action on Mortality Rates Helps Company Pension Plans in 2016

AI can predict if you’re the next Zuckerberg

13 Mar

Two entrepreneurs have created an AI system that can recognize the early signals that someone could become a successful start-up founder.

Source: AI can predict if you’re the next Zuckerberg

How robots will kill the ‘gig economy’

11 Mar

Robots and drones will replace Uber drivers and Amazon delivery workers within 20 years, according to a Thumbtack study.

Source: How robots will kill the ‘gig economy’

Forbes 2016 World’s Billionaires: Meet The Richest People On The Planet – Forbes

9 Mar

A turbulent year for billionaires as the number of 10-figure fortunes drops to 1,810 and the average net worth tumbles too. One constant: Bill Gates Is Again Richest Person On The Planet.

Source: Forbes 2016 World’s Billionaires: Meet The Richest People On The Planet – Forbes

Number of Troubled Companies Nears 2009 Peak – MoneyBeat – WSJ

5 Mar

A Moody’s Investors Service tally of the least-creditworthy companies rose by 10 to 274 this month, pushing it nearer to April 2009’s record 291

Source: Number of Troubled Companies Nears 2009 Peak – MoneyBeat – WSJ

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