Finance


China Now Gains a New Billionaire Each Week

China Now Gains a New Billionaire Each Week

If you want to get rich quickly, you may want to consider a move to China. According to a joint report released by UBS and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), China produced new billionaires almost every week in the first quarter of 2015....
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China’s Richest Man Lost $14 BILLION in Half an Hour Yesterday

It wasn’t a happy hump day for the richest man in China yesterday. In just half an hour, Li Hejun found himself $14 billion poorer thanks to an end-of-the-day crash yesterday. Apparently, shady business practices could be to blame
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Stanford Will Now Pay Tuition Costs for Families Who Earn Less Than $125,000

Tuition costs can make a major dent in anyone’s bank account. Student loans can take a decade to pay off – perhaps longer if you go to an American university. Which is why it’s pretty big news that Stanford just announced it would pay tuition costs for families who earn less than $125,000
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Science Says You’ll Be Happier Spending Money on Experiences Instead of Things

Go ahead; splurge on that weekend away at a summer music festival. Science now provides solid logic on why we should spend our precious paycheques on experiences rather than on things. In the end, it’s the experiences – not the material possessions – that make us happier
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is Giving All His Money to Charity

One of the most important players in the tech world has just publicly pledged to give away his massive fortune to philanthropic causes. And he's just the latest in a long line of the world's wealthiest to commit to doing so
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These Are the World's Most Economically Powerful Cities

New York City is used as a benchmark for many discussions of what constitutes world-class – everything from art to music, recreation, nightlight, food, and culture. But what about economically? There's of course a ranking for that as well
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This is How Much You Need to Make a Year to Afford a House in Canada’s Cities

Knowing the average price of a house in your city is one thing. But when you factor in things like the purchase price, down payment, rate, utilities and taxes, do you have any idea of how much you need to earn annually to afford your new place? Depending on where you live, you might be surprised at the answer
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