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A Hollywood producer spent over a year figuring out why millennials all want to retire early, and the reason should worry the rest of us

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Early retirement is picking up steam because younger people are panicking about the future, according to a Hollywood producer who recently directed a documentary on early retirement. The Emmy nominee Travis Shakespeare said the “social safety nets” of Social Security and healthcare programs were evolving and could be “in jeopardy,” encouraging more young people to...
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A look inside an exclusive AmEx cardmember event, where attendees enjoy luxury hotel accommodations and meals prepared by award-winning chefs

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Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. American Express frequently offers cardholders access to exclusive events, travel packages, and restaurant reservations. Recently,...
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The CEO of the firm backing robos like Betterment and Stash says the future of managing money could be more like ordering dinner from a restaurant

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Bill Capuzzi, CEO of Apex Clearing, said advisors and robos should aim to offer multiple options for clients when it comes to investing their money. As different live events happen, people should be able adjust whether they work purely with an advisor, robo or somewhere inbetween. Robos and traditional wealth managers are both trying to...
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‘Billions’ star Asia Kate Dillon on how the show led to a revelation about the actor’s own gender identity, and an emotional moment with a fan

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Showtime’s hit show “Billions,” which explores finance, power, and morality, returns for season 4 Sunday at 9 p.m. Business Insider spoke to Asia Kate Dillon, who plays fan-favorite Taylor Mason, about gender identity, fan reactions, and the star’s artistic ambitions including a music EP. The world of Showtime’s “Billions” — which returns for its season...
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International money transfers hit $613 billion this year — here’s what young, tech savvy users value most about them

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This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Remittances, or cross-border peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfers, hit a record high of $613 billion globally in 2017, following a two-year decline.  And...
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The reporter who broke the Theranos saga wide open pinpoints the moment he knew he had a big story on his hands

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The Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou knew from his first phone call with a Theranos insider that he had a great story. Comparing interview accounts and past coverage of Theranos’ founder, Elizabeth Holmes, Carreyrou discovered major discrepancies. Carreyrou said Holmes had been lying not only to the public but to her own board....
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Elected officials are calling on the US government to ground the Boeing 737 max 8 after the plane was involved in 2 deadly crashes (BA)

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Several US senators and representatives have called on the FAA to ground the Boeing 737 max 8 after two deadly crashes.  Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster has apparent similarities to that of the Lion Air crash in December.  The UK, Australia, China, and other countries have already grounded the plane model pending further investigation.  US lawmakers...
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Miami could be underwater within 80 years, but rich people keep buying luxury waterfront homes — and local experts says there’s a simple explanation for it

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Miami could be partially underwater and unlivable within 80 years, science indicates. Despite the dire predictions, wealthy home buyers are still snapping up luxury waterfront real estate. Miami real-estate agents say their clients aren’t concerned with rising sea levels in the undetermined future. “They want to enjoy their wealth now with their families in their...
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