Business | Meet the Money Whisperer to the Super-Rich N.B.A. Elite Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Who do Klay Thompson and other N.B.A. stars trust to manage their wealth? A guy who knows how to rebound with $8,000 stuffed into his underwear. Credit Credit Alvaro Dominguez Supported by ByDevin Gordon June 6, 2019 Every day of Joe McLean’s job, Managing basketball players’ money is not the same thing as managing their wealth. It’s Mr. McLean’s job to protect his clients’ assets no matter what form they take. Their cars need customizing. Their houses need renovating. Their private bowling alleys need polishing. Their koi ponds — filled with 30 creatures, each worth around $5,000 — need a specific kind of emergency netting installed when the team is on the road and there’s a hurricane bearing down. That particular fish-lover was Hassan Whiteside, the Miami … [Read more...] about Meet the Money Whisperer to the Super-Rich N.B.A. Elite
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Aria Bendix, provided by Published 2:58 pm CDT, Monday, April 1, 2019 oceantrash30_ph.JPG This handout picture shows marine researcher Charles Moore on an expedition in the Pacific Ocean sometime between July through September of 2002. He holds a sample of ocean water from the North Central Pacific Gyre that contains small pieces of plastic. Moore, who works at the Long Beach-based Algalita Marina Research Foundation, has been studying the stew of plastic and marine debris floating in the ocean. Matt Cramer / Algalita Marina Research / Courtesy to The Chronicle Ran on: 10-30-2007 Researcher Charles Moore, shown on an expedition in the Pacific in 2002, holds a water sample from the North Pacific Gyre that contains small pieces of plastic taken from the mass of garbage. Ran on: 10-30-2007 Researcher Charles Moore, shown on an expedition in the Pacific in 2002, holds a water sample from the North Pacific Gyre that contains small pieces of plastic taken from the mass of … [Read more...] about The massive ocean-cleanup device invented by a 24-year-old broke down in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Here’s what went wrong.
Tanza Loudenback, provided by Published 2:38 pm CST, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Westend61/Getty We're all told to save money, but we're not always taught how to save money — or better yet, how much money to save to accomplish our personal goals. Most financial experts recommend saving 20% to 30% of your income, if you can afford it. But that may not be the amount you need to meet your own financial goals, like buying a house in your dream neighborhood or retiring early. Financial planner Eric Roberge says tailoring your savings rate depends on three things: How much your goals cost, how much your ideal lifestyle costs, and when you need the money. At one time or another, we're all told to save money, but we're not always taught how to save money — or better yet, how much to save to accomplish our personal goals. There's a rule of thumb most financial experts recommend: If you can afford it, earmark 20% to 30% of your income for savings and … [Read more...] about How much money you should save depends on 3 things
Before the Civil War, the Sabbath was the only time that most free, working Americans had off. In the late 1860s, while there were a few unenforced eight-hour-day laws on the books, most Americans worked 10 to 12 hours a day. In fact, the word weekend did not even exist until the 1870s. The first documented use of the word was in 1879, when a British magazine explained, “If a person leaves home at the end of his week’s work on the Saturday afternoon to spend the evening of Saturday and the following Sunday with friends at a distance, he is said to be spending his week-end at so-and-so.” However, before the weekend, many workers were already taking an informal second day off. They called it “keeping Saint Monday”—skipping work to recover from drinking all day Sunday. The practice was so common that Benjamin Franklin once bragged that he’d gotten promoted simply by consistently showing up for work on Monday: “My constant attendance (I … [Read more...] about People fought for time off from work, so stop working so much
The #1 company on our annual Franchise 500 list is a master class in staying power. Clint Carter Published 8:00 am CST, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Photo: Courtesy Of Mcdonald’s Corporation Photo: Courtesy Of Mcdonald’s Corporation Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Courtesy Of Mcdonald’s Corporation #1 on the Franchise 500: How McDonald's Evolved With Its Customer 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Started franchising: 1955 37,406 $1.06M–$2.23M If you haven’t walked into a McDonald’s in the past year or two, prepare to be disoriented. You’ll be greeted with smooth wood and glass surfaces, along with … [Read more...] about #1 on the Franchise 500: How McDonald’s Evolved With Its Customer