Steve Mason, a pastor from California, inherited more than $100,000 in student loan debt when his 27-year-old daughter died suddenly in 2009. With interest and late penalties, the debt has since ballooned to $200,000.
Ali Ewoldt has performed in Broadway musicals and TV shows. Her days consist of auditions, rehearsals, and being on stage in front of hundreds of people at a time. Here are journal entries from a day in her life.
Pablo Picasso left a massive artistic legacy. He also left a valuable estate, two wives, three mistresses, and four children. The only thing he didn't leave was a will.Read more: How Much Was Pablo Picasso Worth When He Died?
Casey James net worth: Casey James is an American musician who has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Born in Plano, Texas on May 31, 1982, James is best known for being the third-place finalist on season nine of American Idol. He is currently signed to Columbia Nashville/19 Recordings and specializes in pop, country, […]Read more: Casey James Net Worth […]
Yu Wenxia Net Worth: Yu Wenxia is a Chinese beauty queen who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born August 6, 1989 in Shangzhi, China, she is widely known as the winner of the Miss World pageant in 2012, held in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia. She is only the second Chinese national to […]Read more: Yu Wenxia Net Worth
Chuck Todd net worth and salary: Chuck Todd is the American Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News who has a net worth of $2 million dollars. Born in Miami, Florida on April 8, 1972, Todd is an alumni of George Washington University however he did not graduate. He follows Reform Judaism and is currently […]Read more: Chuck Todd Net Worth
King Felipe VI net worth: Felipe VI is the current King of Spain who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born in Madrid, Spain on January 30, 1968, Felipe is a member of the House of Bourbon and practices Roman Catholicism. He is the son of Juan Carlos I of Spain and Sophia […]Read more: Felipe VI of Spain Net Worth
Zuleyka Rivera Net Worth: Zuleyka Rivera is a Puerto Rican beauty queen and actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Born Zuleyka Jerris Rivera Mendoza on October 3, 1987 in Cayey, Puerto Rico, she has held the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. She made her television […]Read more: Zuleyka Rivera Net Worth
Zhao Benshan Net Worth: Zhao Benshan is a Chinese skit and sitcom actor who has a net worth of $30 million dollars. Born on October 2, 1957 in China, Zhao Benshan recently turned TV director and appears regularly on the Chinese network CCTV's New Year's Gala (a TV program broadcast throughout China each year). Benshan […]Read more: Zhao Benshan Net […]
Steve Cropper Net Worth: Steve Cropper is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Born October 21, 1941 in Dora, Missouri, he is best known for his guitar work in such bands as Stax Records house band, Booker T. & the M.G.'s and has backed such […]Read more: Steve Cropper Net Worth
Steve Ditko Net Worth: Steve Ditko is an American comic book artist and writer who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Born November 2, 1927 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania he is best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of Marvel Comics heroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Ditko studied under Batman artist […]Read more: Steve Ditko Net Worth
Stuart Zender Net Worth: Stuart Zender is an English bassist, songwriter and record producer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born March 18, 1974 in Sheffield, England, he is best known as the bass player for British funk and acid band Jamiroquai. Known at a young age for his musical talent, Zender […]Read more: Stuart Zender Net Worth
An Englishwoman proves it is possible to manage a business in 21st century Britain and make a modest living, without the use of modern-day technology. Hayley Platt looks at Dani Church's ferry business on the Suffolk coast, which has been in her family for 125 years.
Arizona-based company World View Enterprises says it has taken a major step towards launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, with a successful unmanned test flight that reached an altitude of about 23 miles. The company hopes to begin taking tourists to near space in 2016 with advanced technology it says will open up a new view of the Earth […]
The remote Fijian island of Cicia has launched a novel business in organic produce that could prove to be a template for other developing communities around the world. The island declared itself chemical free and fully organic eight years ago and is now producing food that's attracting the interest of foreign buyers. Tara Cleary reports.
June 18 - A bipedal robot modelled on the now extinct Velociraptor, can run faster than Usain Bolt, according to its developers. The Jamaican sprinter holds the 100 metres world record with a time of 9.58 seconds but South Korean researchers say their robot could leave him in the dust. Rob Muir reports.
June 16 - With attention focused on the world's greatest soccer stars in Brazil, conservationists are working hard to promote the plight of the animal being used as the official World Cup mascot. Known as Fuleco on posters and banners throughout the country, the three-banded armadillo is in decline, and conservation groups say FIFA and the Brazilian gov […]
June 15 - A community in East Java, Indonesia, is turning methane from the local garbage dump into gas for more than 400 homes. Local authorities have set up a system where methane produced by rotting waste is extracted and pumped to villages nearby, turning greenhouse gas emissions into useful energy. Tara Cleary reports.
June 13 - A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists. Jim Drury has more.
June 12 - Researchers in the UK have developed a prototype three dimensional screen made of mist, that will allow multiple participants to interact with shared images. The MisTable's inventors say their water-based technology could prove transformative in the business and education sectors. Jim Drury reports.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
* Canadian dollar at C$1.0901 or 91.73 U.S. cents * Bond prices lower across the maturity curve (Adds details on market activity, quotes, updates prices) By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, July 30 (Reuters) -...
The U.S. economy bounced back sharply in the second quarter, according to the Commerce Department's first estimate, growing at a much faster-than-expected four percent annual rate. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The U.S. economy could be even stronger but huge consumer debt loads taken on during the boom years before the great recession are still weighing on he consumer, says House of Debt co-author Amir Sufi.
European results look less positive, as profit falls at Barclays and BBVA. The Spanish lender and other firms like German drugmaker Bayer suffering from unfavourable exchange rates, as the euro zone struggles to get on to a solid footing. Joanna Partridge reports