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Kathleen Elkins


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Recent articles by Kathleen:

The budget breakdown of a 27-year-old millionaire who brings in $615,000 and owns 6 properties

Todd Baldwin's net worth crossed $1 million when he was 25. Today, the 27-year-old brings in $615,000 a year in Seattle, Washington, mostly from real estate investments. → Read More

NBA legend Charles Barkley once left a $25,000 tip—here's why he always tips a minimum of 20%

Former NBA star Charles Barkley is known for being a generous tipper. He never tips less than 20%, and, depending on the service, it's usually more. → Read More

3-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Murphy shares the lasting investing lesson he learned when he was 13

American swimmer Ryan Murphy was 13 when his grandpa gave him valuable investing tips — and Warren Buffett would approve of the advice. → Read More

28-year-old millionaire: 'The slow way to wealth is to save'

Entrepreneur Tanner Chidester, who became a millionaire at 27, says that if you want to get rich, focus on earning. → Read More

Mark Cuban doesn't want his kids to be 'entitled jerks'—here's his parenting strategy

Self-made billionaire Mark Cuban wants his three kids to understand the importance of a strong work ethic. Here's his parenting strategy. → Read More

How much money the winners of the NBA All-Star game will earn

The 69th NBA All-Star Game is set for Sunday, February 16. And players on the winning team will earn six figures. → Read More

How much money the winners of the Slam Dunk Contest will earn at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Here's how much money the NBA stars competing in the Skills Challenge, 3-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest will earn, according to the 2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement. → Read More

Mark Cuban auditioned for the 1996 drama 'Twister' but lost out to Philip Seymour Hoffman

After selling his first company, Mark Cuban moved to LA "to live on the beach and just be retired." He also took acting classes and even tried to make it on the big screen. → Read More

The budget breakdown of millennial 'super savers' who make $124K and bought a house in Portland

Marissa and Jacob Lyda recently bought their first home for $428,000 in Portland, Oregon. In May, they're expecting their first kid. Here's how the millennial couple budgets their $124,000 combined salary. → Read More

Mark Cuban: Here's what you give a billionaire on Valentine's Day

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban doesn't want chocolates for Valentine's Day. Here's what he wants instead. → Read More

The highest paid actors and actresses of 2019, according to Forbes

Dwayne Johnson and Scarlett Johansson are the highest paid actor and actress of 2019, respectively. Cumulatively, the top female earners took home far less before fees and taxes than the leading men. → Read More

Oscar nominee Margot Robbie's first job was making sandwiches at Subway

One of Margot Robbie's first jobs was working at Subway. The 29-year-old is now one of the highest-paid actresses and is up for an Oscar on Sunday, February 9. → Read More

Mark Cuban had $82,000 stolen from his first company and it was 'the best thing that ever happened to us'

Mark Cuban had $82,000 stolen from the first company he started, MicroSolutions, but it was a blessing in disguise because "it made us get our s--- together," he says. → Read More

Meet the 22-year-old who ran 3,055 miles across the US and won a 'free year' in NYC from 'Million Dollar Listing' star Ryan Serhant

After sorting through 28,000 applications, Ryan Serhant announced the winner of his "free year in NYC" contest: Sam Bencheghib, who ran 3,055 miles across the U.S., from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, in shoes made out of 11 plastic bottles to raise awareness around ocean pollution. → Read More

How much money the winners of the 2020 Super Bowl will earn

The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers face off in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, February 2. Here's how much money the winners and loser will take home. → Read More

Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes built a custom room for his 180 pairs of sneakers

Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs' 24-year-old star quarterback, built a custom shoe room in his $1.9 million Kansas City home. It's outfitted with display lights, a security camera and 180 pairs of sneakers. → Read More

How much money the 2020 Australian Open champions will earn

The Australian Open is handing out a total of $71 million AUD. Here's how much the two champions will take home. → Read More

49ers star and Stanford alum Richard Sherman is an investor off the field—here's his strategy

Richard Sherman, who will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday, is an active investor off the football field. He has two investments related to concussion prevention and is working with the new venture capital firm, Decibel. → Read More

If Zverev wins the Australian Open, he'll donate 'every cent' of the millions in prize money to the bushfire relief efforts

22-year-old Alexander Zverev pledged to donate $10,000 for every match he wins at the Australian Open to the bushfire recovery efforts. And if he wins the whole thing, he'll give away all of his prize money: $2.78 million. → Read More

This simple formula tells you how long it will take for your money to double—while you sit back and relax

The "Rule of 72" approximates how many years it will take for your money to double, given a fixed interest rate. The higher the rate, the more you'll earn. → Read More