Turkey quake kills at least 22, rescuers dig for survivors

Rescue workers work at the scene of a collapsed building on January 25, 2020 in Elazig, Turkey. The 6.8-magnitude earthquake injured more than 1000 people and left some 30 trapped in the wreckage of toppled buildings. Turkey sits on top of two major fault-lines and earthquakes are frequent in the country.Burak Kara | Getty ImagesThe…

Kids got $500 in allowance last year. Here’s how parents are using it to teach them about money

Wages have been on the rise for Americans, and apparently that includes our kids. Children raked in an average $499 in allowance last year, a 6% increase from 2018, according to RoosterMoney, an allowance tracking app.The app shows children start receiving allowance around age four, with younger children often starting to get an allowance when…

Trump impeachment trial: White House team set to begin defense of president

President Donald Trump boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, D.C., United States on January 23, 2020.Yasin Ozturk | Anadalou Agency | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump’s legal team defended the president in a brief two hour session on Saturday, after House impeachment managers spent three days arguing why Trump…

I spent 12 hours with a top real estate agent in LA—here’s what it takes to be the best

Aaron Kirman has sold roughly $6 billion worth of real estate over his 25-year career, making him one of the top realtors in Los Angeles.He routinely sells multimillion-dollar properties, including one estate for a whopping $65 million, and on his new CNBC show, “Listing Impossible,” he helps homeowners sell their luxury real estate. He also…

The next big thing in ETFs could give a boost to long suffering active investors

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 10, 2020 in New York City.Kena Betancur | Getty ImagesActive portfolio managers could get some help in the battle against passive investing if a new kind of financial instrument gains traction with investors: the “nontransparent ETF.”A nontransparent ETF is an exchange-traded…

8 trendy (and unexpected) ways newlyweds are spending their registry gift money

Couples aren’t just asking for a KitchenAid mixer or matching towel sets when putting together their wedding registries. Increasingly, they’re requesting money to pay for everything from their student loans to their dream vacations.”One very memorable couple registered for a lifetime supply of avocados,” Jennifer Spector, director of brand at Zola, an online wedding registry,…

Amid climate crisis, investors are starting to put their money towards a sustainable future

Mike Rasnic sits on the front porch of his home which is surrounded by floodwater on March 22, 2019 in Craig, Missouri.Scott Olson | Getty ImagesThe risks of climate change are already impacting investors, with increasingly frequent climate disasters like wildfires, drought, flooding and heatwaves threatening business operations and properties across the world.Many investors are…

Wall Street analysts say these stocks have strong growth stories, including Peloton & Pinterest

John Foley, co-founder and chief executive officer of Peloton Interactive Inc., stands for a photograph during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) in front of the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesPelotonWedbush recently initiated coverage of the exercise equipment maker with an outperform rating and…

The next fronts in the US trade war shift to Europe, UK

U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a bilateral meeting during the G7 summit on August 25, 2019 in Biarritz, France.Stefan Rousseau | Pool | Getty ImagesWith the China “phase one” deal and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement signed, the Trump trade team is now turning its attention to a deal…