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  • Qualifications: Fluent in English, excellent writing skills, ability to wallow in luxury
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    MarketWatch5 hours ago

    Qualifications: Fluent in English, excellent writing skills, ability to wallow in luxury

    If you’re OK with getting paid $10,000 a month to travel the world and stay at “some of the most desired resorts and homes across the globe,” then there just might be an opening that suits your quirky tastes. But you’d better hurry! There’s only a couple of days left before the deadline to submit your resume for the “best job on the planet.” The gig is being offered by ThirdHome, a Tennessee-based luxury home-sharing club where clients have reciprocal access to posh retreats in places like Bali... Byron Bay, Australia... And the French countryside... The chosen one, as part of the job, will be tasked with visiting as many as 12 of these kinds of locales — all expenses paid on top of the $10,000

  • Google billionaire Eric Schmidt shares his top 3 tricks for building wealth
    Finance
    CNBCyesterday

    Google billionaire Eric Schmidt shares his top 3 tricks for building wealth

    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet, is worth an estimated $11 billion. While a significant amount his wealth comes from stock he received as Google's CEO, the billionaire credits a few personal finance strategies with helping build his net worth. This isn't the only piece of advice Schmidt has for professionals.

  • David Einhorn's terrible idea could not have come at a worse time for GM
    Finance
    Business Insider5 hours ago

    David Einhorn's terrible idea could not have come at a worse time for GM

    While the US's biggest automaker has been enjoying years of booming and highly profitable sales, its stock performance has been weak. Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital owns just under 1% of GM, also wants board seats, and for GM to do a better job with its cash pile — including the recent haul from its sale of its sale of is Opel/Vauxhall division to Peugeot. It's true that GM shares have foundered since it emerged from bankruptcy years ago — they're up just about 5% since 2010 — but the company's Chief Executive, Mary Barra, is right to want Einhorn to leave her alone.