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Hockey's Sean Avery offers some important money advice
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Hockey’s Sean Avery offers some important money advice

It’s a tale as old as professional sports. An athlete gets a multi-million dollar contract, and spends his money on the assumption that he’s actually worth what his million-dollar base salary says he’s worth. Sean Avery, the former New York Rangers center, offers some important money advice in his first article for The Players’ Tribune. […]

Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 26
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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 26

Let it snow. The Northeast is preparing for what could be record snowfall on Monday. Airlines preemptively canceled more than 2,000 flights, according to FlightAware, as airports in New York and Boston expect to see blizzard conditions in the storm, said USA Today. Another 2,000 flights are already canceled for Tuesday, FlightAware said. The National […]

Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Jan. 23
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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Jan. 23

Royal news. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died yesterday, at the age of 90. The BBC reports on the announcement of the king’s death, and of succession plans for the Middle Eastern nation. Investors on Wall Street wasted no time in processing the news. Bloomberg reports the price of oil futures shot up immediately after the […]

Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 22
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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 22

Jeff Greene at Davos. The multibillionaire delivered a speech filled with warnings and pessimism about the U.S. economy at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Greene, who traveled to the forum with his family and two nannies on a private jet, said Americans need to “reinvent our whole system of life,” and cautioned […]

Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 21
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 21

What he stated. The President went up and gave a speech before Congress last night, as he does every year. In his final two years of office, and facing a Republican-controlled House and Senate, the President didn’t hold anything back. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the proposals in the State of the Union add up to […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20

Work in paradise. Good news for vacationers who can’t unplug while they’re away from the office: co-working spaces doubling as vacation retreats are popping up around the world to cater to workaholics. Some workers even stay at these destinations for an extended period time, thanks to job flexibility and an increasing desire for independence in […]

Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19
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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19

Uber pitches cooperation in Europe. Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick announced on Sunday that the ride-service wants to work with politicians to find ways for it to operate legally in the EU. In looking to find new partnerships with European countries, Kalanick said he believes the company could create 50,000 jobs in 2015. The company, valued by investors […]

Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Jan. 15
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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Jan. 15

The ECB’s quantitative easing mystery. It looks like the European Central Bank will attempt some form of QE this year, but it’s unclear how the bank will accomplish this. Will it buy bonds in every eurozone country in equal amounts? Or will it focus more on strong economies in Northern Europe, like Germany and Finland? […]

Cities are balking at funding new sports stadiums
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Cities are balking at funding new sports stadiums

For decades, new sports stadiums have presented taxpayers with a big dilemma. Either they had to shell out hundreds of millions of dollars to bring a new team to their city, or spend equal amounts to keep one from leaving. The NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB combined have pulled in close to $20 billion in […]