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Rick Ross Went From Managing Inmates to Dropping Million-Dollar Music

Rapper and record executive Rick Ross doesn’t carry the typical backstory most rappers identify with. Rather than working against the law, William Leonard Roberts II (his real name), worked with it for a short period of time before making his debut as a Miami rapper. From December 1995 to June 1997, Ross actually spent his time working as a correctional officer and earned $1,000 a month.
MIAMI, FL

Hope Chicago Provides Free College Tuition for High School Students

In April, 4,000 students at five Chicago high schools were surprised to receive free college tuition from the non-profit organization Hope Chicago. The organization is committed to investing $1 billion in scholarships for Chicago students and their parents over the next decade. Here's more information about Hope Chicago, its free college tuition program, and how to apply.
CHICAGO, IL

Melvin Capital CEO Gabe Plotkin’s Net Worth as Hedge Fund Shutters

Hedge fund Melvin Capital became well-known for all the wrong reasons in 2021 when it lost more than half of its held assets shorting GameStop stock (GME) during the infamous short squeeze. Nearly two and a half years later, founder and chief investment officer (CIO) Gabe Plotkin announced on Wednesday, May 18 that the hedge fund is shutting down and returning cash to investors.
MARKETS

Pacman Frog (PAC) Crypto: Price Prediction and Where to Buy

The Pacman Frog (PAC) crypto presale kicked off with fanfare and the project launched a portal to display live orders. If you're concerned you might miss the next big crypto project, you may want to know where to buy the Pacman Frog token. Many investors may also want to evaluate Pacman Frog crypto’s price prediction to see if it’s a good bet.

Elon Musk Faces a Scandal Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The world's wealthiest human seems to be in a bit of hot water. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is defending himself against sexual misconduct allegations. Musk has been busy and in the news a lot lately as he works to buy Twitter. He definitely knows how to stay in the headlines. Here are more details on yet another Musk scandal.
PUBLIC SAFETY

N.Y. Judge Lifts Freeze on Wendy Williams' Wells Fargo Bank Accounts

Financial institutions serve many purposes. They extend lines of credit, safely store money, and oversee bank transactions. What they don’t usually do is lock customers out of their accounts when they feel they're mentally unwell. However, that appears to be exactly what happened in the case involving former daytime talk show host Wendy Williams and Wells Fargo.
POLITICS

5 Truly Crypto Tax-Free Countries for Retail Investors

Most countries have a crypto tax that applies to capital gains or income. Japan and India make the list of countries with the highest crypto tax. A tax can be a big drain on investment returns, which is why many investors are attracted to crypto tax-free countries. You have many options if you’re looking for a place where you can keep all of your Bitcoin profit.
MARKETS

Actor Seth Green’s Net Worth Amid NFT Troubles

American actor Seth Green—known for roles in major productions such as Austin Powers, Without a Paddle, Family Guy, and Robot Chicken—fell victim to a non-fungible token (NFT) phishing scam. The event proves even celebrities, who typically have a higher net worth than the general public, aren't immune to the struggles of speculative investments.
CELEBRITIES

Dividend Stocks to Buy Now as the S&P 500 Dodges a Bear Market

The S&P 500 has been dodging a bear market even as the tech-heavy Nasdaq is in the bear market territory after falling more than 20 percent from its peaks. Recession fears have also been piling up and several economists now see a recession in 2022. Dividend stocks can provide some cushion in turbulent stock markets.
STOCKS

FTX Crypto Exchange to Launch Beta Stock Trading Later This Year

Major crypto exchange FTX is widening its scope beyond digital assets. As the crypto bear market continues (Bitcoin, which tends to echo broader crypto trends, fell more than 36 percent YTD as of May 20), FTX plans to expand into stock trading. Article continues below advertisement. While the stock market...
STOCKS

Here's How Accenture’s Metaverse Job Onboarding Works

Many people, including some technology executives, have mocked the Mark Zuckerberg-championed metaverse idea. But that hasn’t stopped metaverse building efforts. Accenture’s virtual job onboarding experience is demonstrating that metaverse can be a great tool for companies of all kinds. Article continues below advertisement. The metaverse is a 3D...
JOBS