In villages across Asia and Africa, nearly 1.5 billion people live in "off the grid" villages with an acute electricity shortage. Often their only source of light is kerosene lamps, which expose families to toxic fumes and risk of home fires.
To chart a course to your financial goals, it's essential to know your starting point. Take this quiz to see where you are, then follow some simple steps and strategies for getting to the next landmark.
The stock market’s wild mood swings from fear to greed and back are in full swing again. And this time around, the investing public’s fear of missing out on potential stock gains is greater than its fear ...
Retail stocks and exchange traded funds struggled in December and January. Blame it on the weather, investors’ skittishness regarding holiday sales reports, soft economic data or all three factors. Either ...
A lot has been made of the difference between ETF and mutual fund expenses, and for good reason. As the ETF world continues to expand, investors are granted hundreds of low-cost alternatives to many popular ...
In the 1970s, even an NFL superstar like Roger Staubach needed an offseason side job to make ends meet. Amazingly, Roger's side job would eventually turn him into one of the richest athletes on the planet.Read more: While His Fellow NFL Players Relaxed In The Offseason, Roger Staubach Built A $600 Million Business Empire
In the intro to one of the songs on Rick Ross' new album, he implies that his checking account balance is $92 million and change. Is this true?Read more: Does Rick Ross Really Have $92 Million In His Checking Account?
Owen Oyston is an English businessman as well as the majority owner of the Blackpool Football Club who has a net worth of $200 million. Born in Durham County in January of 1934, Oyston is notorious for his rape charges in 1996 and his three years served in prison. Oyston attended St. Joseph's College in […]Read more: Owen Oyston Net Worth
J. Christopher Flowers net worth: J. Christopher Flowers is an American investor and investment manager who has a net worth of $600 million. Born in California on October 27, 1957, Flowers spent most of his childhood growing up in Wayland, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard University and received his degree in applied mathematics in 1979. Flowers […]Read mo […]
Joel Edgerton net worth: Joel Edgerton is an Australian actor who has a net worth of $3 million. Born in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia on June 23, 1974, Edgerton is best known for his appearances in The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty, and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones as well as […]Read more: Joel Edgerton Net Worth
MC Eiht net worth: MC Eiht is an American hip hop artist who has a net worth of $400 thousand dollars. MC Eiht, also known as Aaron Tyler, was born in Compton, California, and first made a name for himself as part of the group, Compton's Most Wanted. After releasing several successful tracks with the […]Read more: MC Eiht Net Worth
Scott Shannon net worth and salary: Scott Shannon is an American disc jockey who has a net worth of $2 million dollars. Scott Shannon was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. He followed in his military family's footsteps, and joined the Army after high school. While in the Army, he […]Read more: Scott Shannon Net Worth
James Hunt net worth: James Hunt is a retired British race car driver and commentator who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. James Hunt was born in Wimbledon, London, England, and excelled at multiple sports as a child and teenager, competing in Junior Wimbledon and playing cricket and football with local teams. He […]Read more: James Hunt Net Worth
Bill Nighy net worth: Bill Nighy is an English actor who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. Bill Nighy was born in Caterham, Surrey, England, and began acting in theater productions while he was in elementary school. He went on to study at the Guildford School of Acting and began his professional acting […]Read more: Bill Nighy Net Worth
Mar. 6 - A company in Poland is manufacturing coal-based pellets which it says could significantly reduce carbon emissions from the country's power-generating plants. The pellets combine coal with cleaner burning biofuel ingredients, producing a fuel that is just as efficient as conventional coal, but more environmentally friendly. Jim Drury has more. […]
Feb. 24 - A West Bank start-up is developing "hands off" motion interaction technology for use in computers and mobile phones. Despite the difficulties of operating in the Palestinian territories, the team is poised to become a rare West Bank tech success story. Jim Drury reports.
Feb. 25 - A flexible, energy-absorbent material called Armourgel has been adapted to help mitigate the impact of falls that often leave elderly people with broken bones. Armourgel's British designer says the material can be incorporated into conventional clothes, providing protection for fragile bodies falling on to hard surfaces. Jim Drury reports. […]
Jan. 22 - Researchers at Britain's University of Manchester believe their work on graphene, a material they call 'the wonder material of the 21st Century', will change the way we live. Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel but extremely lightweight and can conduct heat and electricity more efficiently than any other comparable material. Iv […]
Jan. 12 - A Brazilian agronomist and entrepreneur has developed a seed-planting system that promises to significantly boost the productivity of small farms. With a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mateus Marrafon is testing his design in the hopes of eventually commercializing it for use in developing nations around the world. Tara Cleary ha […]
Nov. 20 - Slovak engineer Stefan Klein says he's fulfilling his childhood dream, designing a flying car he hopes will soon be ready for commercialisation. Klein says he sees the greatest potential for his invention in countries with poor transport infrastructure. Rob Muir has more.
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