Everyone has a money story to tell. Life Lessons looks at what some of the most notable Americans have learned about being wealthy through their successes – as well as their failures. In a question & answer format, titans of business, culture, sports and more tackle the financial ins-and-outs of topics such as family, philanthropy, education and investing.
NEW YORK When you think football dynasties, you do not often think about daughters being in the mix.
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NEW YORK It is hard to know which business is trickier: Hollywood, with its cinematic hits and misses, or the National Football League, where Super Bowl success is so elusive.
NEW YORK Award-winning chef and restaurateur José Andrés got his start the old-fashioned way - as a teenage apprentice.
NEW YORK It is not the longest journey in miles from the Tennessee's Smoky Mountains to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, but when Dolly Parton was growing up in a one-room cabin in the woods, it must have looked about as far away as outer space.
New York When Anthony Sosnick was a real estate developer at the turn of the millennium, he took a little detour.
NEW YORK When one of your first jobs involves filing insurance paperwork for pocket change at your dad's office, it's easy to see how you would yearn later on for something more glamorous.
NEW YORKMost entrepreneurs dream of catching lightning in a bottle once in their lives. Billionaire John Paul DeJoria has managed to make a habit of it.
NEW YORK Long before the Giving Pledge, Jim and Marilyn Simons were donating their family's hedge fund fortune as they made it, not saving it up to distribute after they died.
NEW YORK What better business pursuit for the daughter of a plumbing equipment supplier than bathroom design?
NEW YORK Vast family fortunes may be rare, but here is something even rarer: Family fortunes that last.
NEW YORK Who, if anyone, on this planet is living their best life? The shortlist of candidates would have to include Richard Branson.
NEW YORKHow important is Judith Rodin? Ask one of the 20,000 New York public school students who got to see the Broadway hit "Hamilton" because of her and they might say she is life-changing.
NEW YORK When hedge-fund king Anthony Scaramucci left Lehman Brothers in 2005 to start SkyBridge Capital from scratch, a few people thought he was nuts, including his own daughter.
NEW YORK As a preteen, Howard Kahn could not have had less interest in his family business - the Kahn Lucas girls' dress company, founded in 1889.
New York Long before fashion designer Nanette Lepore was selling her wares to Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdales, she was dressing her neighbors in Youngstown, Ohio. Her best 9-year-old look involved a floral bedspread, beaded choker and face paint.
NEW YORK Next time you knock back a cold Sam Adams beer, you have one man in particular to thank for it: Jim Koch.
NEW YORK The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.
NEW YORK If anyone on Earth is familiar with the extremes of money - poverty and wealth - it is Wyclef Jean.
NEW YORK If the world of finance has anything close to a Pope, Jack Bogle is probably it.
NEW YORK If you are going to learn life lessons from anybody, it may as well be someone who owns a 525-acre private island in Fiji.
BlackRock Inc will scrutinize how companies plan to use the cash they bring back to the United States as part of a tax holiday backed by U.S. President Donald Trump, CEO Larry Fink said in a letter distributed on Tuesday.