Kelli Pate, provided by Published 2:12 pm CST, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Michael Dwyer/AP New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has said he hasn't spent a dime of the six-year, $54 million contract he signed in 2012. The four-time All-Pro said he lives off his endorsement earnings. Among other things, Gronkowski has suggested buying a car instead of leasing one. It's no secret that professional athletes make bank. This week, an NFL representative confirmed to INSIDER that Los Angeles Rams players each took home a cool $59,000 for playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday — and they didn't even win. Meanwhile, New England Patriots players each took home $118,000. Among those winning players is tight end Rob Gronkowski. But getting paid like a rock star doesn't mean Gronkowski lives like one. He most likely earned an $8 million base salary in 2018 alone, but Gronkowski has said he hasn't spent a penny of his NFL career salary or signing bonuses, choosing … [Read more...] about Patriots player Rob Gronkowski said he hasn’t spent a dime of his $54 million NFL contract. Here are 5 money-saving tips you can learn from him.
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It’s no secret professional athletes make bank. Just this week, an NFL representative confirmed to INSIDER that the Los Angeles Rams players each took home a cool $US59,000 for playing in the Super Bowl – and they didn’t even win. Meanwhile, The New England Patriots’ players each took home $US118,000. Among those winning players is tight end Rob Gronkowski. But getting paid like a rock star doesn’t mean he lives like one. Even though CNBC reported that he earned an $US8 million base salary in 2018 alone, Gronkowski said he hasn’t spent a penny of his NFL career salary or signing bonuses, choosing instead to live off his endorsement deals, which he has made with brands like Dunkin’ Doughnuts. Gronkowski made the surprising revelations about his spending in his 2015 book, “It’s Good to Be Gronk.” “To this day, I still haven’t touched one dime of my signing bonus or NFL contract money,” he wrote. “I live … [Read more...] about Patriots player Rob Gronkowski said he hasn’t spent a dime of his $54 million NFL contract. Here are 4 money-saving tips that you can learn from him.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | Who Wins and Who Loses From PG&E’s Bankruptcy DealBook Supported by The California utility’s bankruptcy filing sets up a complicated legal case that could raise electricity rates and hurt power suppliers while generating hundreds of millions in lawyers’ fees. ByPeter Eavis Jan. 29, 2019 This could get messy. Facing tens of billions of dollars in wildfire liabilities, Pacific Gas and Electric on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection, a step that the company has said was its “only viable option.” But some PG&E investors, elected leaders in its home state of California and public interest groups contend that bankruptcy is not needed and will hurt millions of ratepayers and anybody who owns shares in the utility or does business with it. That fundamental disagreement … [Read more...] about Who Wins and Who Loses From PG&E’s Bankruptcy
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | PG&E Bankruptcy Could Deal Blow to Its Solar-Power Suppliers’ Finances Supported by ByIvan Penn and Peter Eavis Jan. 17, 2019 LOS ANGELES — Pacific Gas and Electric promises that its customers’ lights will stay on if it follows through on plans to file for bankruptcy this month. But companies that supply the California utility’s electricity may have more to worry about. PG&E said Monday that it would use bankruptcy to resolve huge liabilities arising from two years of deadly wildfires. Such a move would allow the company to try to revoke or renegotiate contracts it signed with suppliers when power prices were higher than they are now. That, analysts said, could hurt companies that borrowed based on the higher prices — especially those whose power comes from … [Read more...] about PG&E Bankruptcy Could Deal Blow to Its Solar-Power Suppliers’ Finances
By Paul Rogers | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: January 14, 2019 at 12:39 pm | UPDATED: January 14, 2019 at 12:40 pm Facing billions in lawsuits and other liabilities from California wildfires that its equipment caused or is suspected of causing in 2018 and 2017, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, California’s largest electric utility, on Monday announced it will file for bankruptcy by Jan. 29. Q: What does this mean for me? Will my lights still turn on when I flip the switch? Will my gas heater still heat our house? A: Yes. “PG&E is not going out of business,” the company said in a statement. “We do not expect any impact to natural gas or electric service for our customers as a result of the Chapter 11 process.” During bankruptcy proceedings, the company will continue to run its power plants, maintain its power lines and pay employees. Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a legal device that allows companies that cannot pay their debts to continue … [Read more...] about PG&E bankruptcy Q&A: What does it mean for me?