Elon Musk‘s rocket company, SpaceX, is raising another $500 million in investments, the Wall Street Journal reported. That means SpaceX could end 2018 with $1.257 billion in new funds, since the company already raised $507 million investment in April and got a $250 million loan in November. SpaceX may use the money to fund two ambitious projects: a global network of internet-providing satellites, called Starlink, and a giant rocket ship for exploring and settling Mars, called Big Falcon Rocket. SpaceX may raise another $500 million in new funding before the New Year. That’s according to a story published Tuesday by the Wall Street Journal. If Elon Musk’s rocket company does raise the money, the new funding would get added to a $250 million loan that SpaceX secured in November, according to the Journal, as well as $507 million in investments that SpaceX started selling in April. Totaled up, that means SpaceX … [Read more...] about Elon Musk may raise nearly $1.3 billion for SpaceX before 2018 is over. He’ll likely spend that money on 2 epic projects.
Retiring on 2 million dollars
provided by Published 11:58 am PDT, Monday, October 1, 2018 isa_ozdere/Shutterstock JP Livingston retired early at age 28 with a nest egg of $2 million. Her entire career before early retirement lasted only seven years, and she now runs the blog, "The Money Habit." During that time, she learned the ins and outs of planning for financial freedom. Below she shares her best advice for making money, which includes creating a side hustle, honing your career management skills, and re-investing in yourself. My parents grew up poor. Eight people living in a one-room apartment poor. Food stamps poor. "You're a bus boy and maybe one day if you work really hard, you'll move up to being a waiter" poor. When I was a kid, my parents constantly emphasized how important financial freedom would be, and what one must be willing to do to achieve it. I eventually retired early at age 28 with a little over $2 million. My entire career totaled less than seven years before … [Read more...] about My parents grew up poor, but I retired early at age 28 with $2 million — here are the 6 best pieces of advice I can give you about making money
A retired Vice detective and his wife allegedly were the masterminds behind an elaborate prostitution and gambling ring that had brothels in three counties and led to the indictments of more than four dozen people, including seven active-duty NYPD officers, the Queens district attorney's office said Thursday. Ex-NYPD detective Ludwig Paz, of Queens, allegedly helmed the sweeping enterprise along with his wife, Arelis Peralta, who prosecutors say helped operate brothels in Queens, Brooklyn and Nassau counties and gambling rooms in beauty salons and other businesses throughout the city. Seven active members of the NYPD, including detectives and a pair of sibling sergeants, are also named in the indictment for alleged various roles in the operation. Those include 43-year-old Brooklyn South Vice Detective Rene Samaniego, who allegedly helped Paz run both the gambling and prostitution operations and "outed" undercover detectives as they entered the brothels. Sgt. Carlos Cruz, 41, and … [Read more...] about Ex-Vice Detective, Wife Allegedly Masterminded Multi-Million-Dollar Prostitution Ring; 49 Arrested, Including 7 Active NYPD Members
Rachel Premack, provided by Published 10:38 am CDT, Thursday, September 6, 2018 You're four times more likely to be struck by lightning than to win the lottery. But a mathematician who's won 14 times shares a few tips. You're four times more likely to be struck by lightning than to win the lottery. But a mathematician who's won 14 times shares a few tips. Photo: Kin Man Hui, Staff / San Antonio Express-News At least 25 San Antonians have won $7.5 million or more playing the lottery through the years. Click through the slideshow to find out how much they won and when they claimed their winnings. At least 25 San Antonians have won $7.5 million or more playing the lottery through the years. Click through the slideshow to find out how much they won and when they claimed their winnings. Photo: Courtesy Of Texas Lottery On March 29, 2017, Norma Rios … [Read more...] about Here’s how to win the lottery, according to a Romanian-born mathematician who hacked the system, won 14 times, and retired on a remote, tropical island
If you’ve ever been to the emergency room, you know the cost of a single visit can leave you feeling worse than before you got there. Medical debt is a huge problem -- one in five Americans have it. Simply put, it’s the biggest cause of bankruptcy in the United States. That’s why News 4 has decided to do something to help address it. HELP PAY IT FORWARD If you challenge a hospital bill for $10,000, the hospital might sell that debt to a collector at a discount, leaving the collector to come after you for the money. But over time collectors sell on debt to other collectors, paying less and less each time. Eventually, the debt can be bought for pennies on the dollar. That's where a unique not-for-profit steps in. RIP Medical Debt, which is based in Rye, uses charitable donations to buy batches of medical debt for a fraction of face value and then cancel it. Better Get Baquero: Erasing $2M of Your Medical Debt A federal study estimates 43 million people … [Read more...] about Better Get Baquero: News 4 Is Erasing $2 Million of the Tri-State’s Medical Debt