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The 25 most expensive places in the US to get married

The average American wedding costs $US33,931, according to The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study. Among the most expensive places to get married were cities like Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City, as well as regions like South New Jersey, and Long Island and Westchester County in New York. The most […]
The 25 most expensive places in the US to get married
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4 things the best CEOs do on social media to make authentic connections with their followers

CEOs like Walmart’s Doug McMillon and Nasdaq’s Adena Friedman are using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram to connect with their shareholders. Employees value executives who can actively communicate about companies online, according to business advisory group Brunswick. Here’s how the best CEOs garner audiences using social media. Visit Business Insider’s […]
4 things the best CEOs do on social media to make authentic connections with their followers
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Finland just gave both parents 7 months of parental leave. Here’s why it could drastically reduce postpartum depression in the country.

Finland’s government, led by 34-year-old Prime Minister Sanna Marin, just approved a new policy that gives both parents seven months of leave after childbirth. The policy could positively impact new mothers. Women’s physical and mental health benefits with another partner at home after a child is born, research suggests. In […]
Finland just gave both parents 7 months of parental leave. Here’s why it could drastically reduce postpartum depression in the country.
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Pete Buttigieg could become the first president with student loan debt

Pete Buttigieg, the youngest major candidate running for office, could become the first president carrying student loan debt. Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, have over $US130,000 in student debt, according to AP. If elected, he intends to make public college tuition free for lower- to middle-income families. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Pete Buttigieg could become the first president with student loan debt
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9 tricks casinos use to keep you spending your money

Every aspect of a casino is designed to lead people into spending more money. Casinos use sounds, lights, and physical design to create an environment that is at once welcoming yet hard to step away from. Here are nine tricks casinos use to keep you spending your money. Visit Business […]
9 tricks casinos use to keep you spending your money
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The 15 US states with the lowest college graduation rates

Graduation rates vary widely among US colleges and universities. Using data from the Department of Education, we found a weighted average of graduation rates for colleges and universities located in each state and DC. Colleges in many states in the South and Mountain West had relatively low graduation rates. Visit […]
The 15 US states with the lowest college graduation rates
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The 15 US states with the highest college graduation rates

Graduation rates vary widely among US colleges and universities. Using data from the Department of Education, we found a weighted average of graduation rates for colleges and universities located in each state and DC. Colleges in coastal states and Iowa had very high graduation rates. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
The 15 US states with the highest college graduation rates
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20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps

Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from ride-sharing apps declined by half between 2013 and 2018. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps
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Whether on the basketball court or in the office, psychology says that powerful people do strange, unrestrained things

Power changes the way people think. It happens with structural power or temporary power. The “most nefarious part” is dehumanization. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Goals. Instruments. Objects. These are some of the classifications that psychological studies have used in recent years to describe the mental states of […]
Whether on the basketball court or in the office, psychology says that powerful people do strange, unrestrained things
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The clearest sign of a company’s corporate conscience is what it lobbies for

A team of researchers is calling for companies to be as transparent about what it’s dubbed “corporate political responsibility” as they are about corporate social responsibility. Covert lobbying for policies that contradict the ones espoused in “green” advertising and branding is getting harder to pull off, and companies can gain […]
The clearest sign of a company’s corporate conscience is what it lobbies for
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The best advice CEOs gave the class of 2019 at college graduations

Many notable CEOs addressed college graduates during commencement speeches this year. CEOs from Apple’s Tim Cook to FUBU’s Daymond John shared stories and advice on leadership, adversity, and success. Here’s the best advice CEOs gave the Class of 2019. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Commencement speeches are a […]
The best advice CEOs gave the class of 2019 at college graduations
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The 13 top Fortune-ranked companies for LGBTQ employees

The Human Rights Campaign rated Fortune-ranked companies on their LGBTQ policies in their Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The 17th-annual report found that 13 of the Fortune Top 20 companies scored a perfect 100 in the CEI. Here are those 13 companies, their overall Fortune rank, and the policies that earned […]
The 13 top Fortune-ranked companies for LGBTQ employees
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From hair salons to bars, here are 30 industries dominated by millennials

Millennials make up an outsized share of the workforce in industries ranging from hair salons to bars and restaurants. Using individual-level Census data, we found the millennial-aged percentage of the workforce in over 250 industries. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Millennials make up an outsized share of the […]
From hair salons to bars, here are 30 industries dominated by millennials
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A 30-story Manhattan tower could end up slicing off 5 floors in an extreme solution to a zoning dispute. Here’s what happened the last time an NYC building did that.

A 30-story building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side that’s nearly finished could end up shaving off five floors to settle a zoning dispute, The New York Times reported Wednesday. New York City’s Department of Buildings told INSIDER it’s “currently reviewing and giving careful attention to a community challenge regarding the […]
A 30-story Manhattan tower could end up slicing off 5 floors in an extreme solution to a zoning dispute. Here’s what happened the last time an NYC building did that.
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From NASA to Apple, here are the 40 employers engineering grads are flocking to

Employer branding specialists Universum just released their annual rankings of the most attractive employers in the US for 2019. Among students in engineering, several automakers, oil companies, aerospace firms, and tech giants made the list of ideal employers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Engineering students getting ready to […]
From NASA to Apple, here are the 40 employers engineering grads are flocking to
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America’s science students say they want to work for space, healthcare, and biotech groups — and also Disney

Employer branding specialists Universum just released their annual rankings of the most attractive employers in the US for 2019. Among students in the natural sciences, several healthcare and biotech companies and organisations were seen as ideal employers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Students in the natural sciences getting […]
America’s science students say they want to work for space, healthcare, and biotech groups — and also Disney
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Thousands of humanities students were asked where they’d like to work some day. From book publishers to tech giants, here are their top 40 choices.

Employer branding specialists Universum just released their annual rankings of the most attractive employers in the US for 2019. Among students in the humanities, liberal arts, and education, several publishers and government institutions were viewed as ideal employers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Students in the humanities, liberal […]
Thousands of humanities students were asked where they’d like to work some day. From book publishers to tech giants, here are their top 40 choices.
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17 tips to save money when starting a new business

Crises often inspire entrepreneurs to create new businesses — Airbnb, Beyond Meat, and Venmo were born in the recession. However, launching a company during an economic downturn typically forces founders to start up on a budget and save whatever they can. There are several ways to start your business without […]
17 tips to save money when starting a new business
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A startup founder who has raised over $100 million says venture capitalists can ‘sniff out’ if you’re starting a business just to get rich

GroupMe founder and Splice CEO Steve Martocci has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital for his startups. The fundraising success taught Martocci that venture capitalists know when an entrepreneur truly believes in the company’s mission, or if they are just looking to make money, he told Business Insider. […]
A startup founder who has raised over $100 million says venture capitalists can ‘sniff out’ if you’re starting a business just to get rich
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11 reasons why it’s taking you so long to succeed in life

Success can take a long, long time. If you have a business idea that isn’t making any money, or a promotion that isn’t happening just yet, there may be an answer to why your hard work isn’t paying off. Here are 11 answers from Quora users on why it’s taking […]
11 reasons why it’s taking you so long to succeed in life
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Here’s how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make

While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher compensation for manager positions. We used self-reported salary information from both Payscale and Glassdoor […]
Here’s how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make
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The heads of the world’s largest fossil-fuel companies are finally taking lower carbon emissions seriously — thanks to pushy investors

Climate Action 100+ is a coalition of investors led by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and sustainability nonprofits. Together, the group has more than $US33 trillion in assets under management. CA100+ is pushing the corporations that are the largest greenhouse-gas emitters to agree to plans that will lower […]
The heads of the world’s largest fossil-fuel companies are finally taking lower carbon emissions seriously — thanks to pushy investors
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7 companies that sparked controversy for copying another company’s logo

Sears was recently accused of copying Airbnb’s logo when the retailer rebranded last month. It’s not the first time a major company has been accused of lifting another company’s logo. Companies from Starbucks to Disney have been involved in lawsuits over allegedly stolen logos. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
7 companies that sparked controversy for copying another company’s logo
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Here’s how much money 25 types of scientists really make

There are dozens of career specialisations in science, but some are more lucrative than others. Using data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics, we found the highest-paying jobs for scientists. Physicists, natural-sciences managers, and paleontologists were among the highest-paid professions. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Depending on their […]
Here’s how much money 25 types of scientists really make
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Extroverts have 4 consistent advantages over everyone else at work

An extrovert has a leg up over introverts at work, according to a new study. For example, extroverts are more skilled at schmoozing with coworkers. They also tend to experience positive emotions more often, which can protect against burnout. Other research suggests introverts and “ambiverts” can be just as successful […]
Extroverts have 4 consistent advantages over everyone else at work
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The most common ancestry in every US state

Americans come from all over the world. Using individual-level Census survey data, we found the most common self-identified ancestry in each US state and DC. Many states had a plurality of residents identifying as German, Mexican, or African-American. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Americans and their families come […]
The most common ancestry in every US state
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The 8 strangest and silliest college graduation traditions in America

Graduations are the stuff of tradition, but sometimes those traditions are truly bizarre. Some schools race wooden hoops, some throw watches off rooftops, and some distribute the wrong diplomas. They may be ridiculous, but those traditions are what make some schools treasured institutions. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
The 8 strangest and silliest college graduation traditions in America
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The 25 most expensive cities in the world for gas

Deutsche Bank recently release its annual “Mapping the World’s Prices” report, which details the price of different goods in different countries. According to the report, gas prices cost the most in Hong Kong at over $US2 for one litre (or a fourth of a gallon). Cities in the Middle East […]
The 25 most expensive cities in the world for gas
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Every Ivy League university ranked from least to most expensive

School-ranking website Niche ranked the Ivy League universities from least to most expensive. The least expensive school was Princeton University, with a tuition sticker price of $US50,340 a year. The most expensive one was Columbia University, with a price tag of $US59,430 a year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Every Ivy League university ranked from least to most expensive
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The 15 least expensive cities to live in America

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released its estimates of the relative cost of living in America’s metropolitan and rural areas in 2017. The 15 least expensive metro areas were all in the South and Midwest. The least expensive metro area in the US was Beckley, West Virginia. Visit Business […]
The 15 least expensive cities to live in America
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The best job for you, according to your personality type

The Myers-Briggs test isn’t perfect, but your personality type could help guide you to a great career. If you’re an ESFP, you may make a good bartender. ISFJs may make great kindergarten teachers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When thinking about your career, it’s important to take your […]
The best job for you, according to your personality type
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Here’s how much an iPhone XS costs in 25 different countries

Deutsche Bank released its annual “Mapping the World’s Prices” report earlier this month. The bank analysed how much the prices of an iPhone XS varies across the globe. The popular smartphone costs the most in Brazil, Turkey, and Argentina. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you’re planning a […]
Here’s how much an iPhone XS costs in 25 different countries
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15 college presidents who’ve been paid millionaire salaries

Pay for university presidents has risen dramatically over the last several years, according to data from The Chronicle of Higher Education. The highest-paid university president in the Chronicle’s ranking was Ronald Machtley, who stepped down this past summer. He was making 50 times the average faculty member. Here are the […]
15 college presidents who’ve been paid millionaire salaries
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Why are millennials abandoning divorce? Sex, money, and their parents

Millennials are driving a declining divorce rate, reported Hannah Smothers for Cosmopolitan. Often children of divorce themselves, many millennials fear breakups – so they’re taking more time to find the right partner and get their financial act together first. More millennials are also signing prenups as part of their attempt […]
Why are millennials abandoning divorce? Sex, money, and their parents
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The 20 best cities for college grads looking to start their lives

The Class of 2019 is getting ready to begin their post-college lives. We found a set of US cities with large and thriving populations of recent college grads and young adults. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Class of 2019 is getting ready to begin their post-college lives, […]
The 20 best cities for college grads looking to start their lives
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Here’s how we found the best cities for recent college grads

We recently published a ranking of the 20 best cities for college grads. Here are the details of our data sources and ranking method. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. We recently published a ranking of 20 US cities with large and thriving populations of young college graduates. Here’s […]
Here’s how we found the best cities for recent college grads
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10 CEOs who didn’t find success until later in life

Not all CEOs were as young as Mark Zuckerberg when their businesses took off. Some of the biggest names in business didn’t have their million-dollar ideas until their late 30s or past their 40s. CEOs like Ray Kroc (McDonald’s), Sam Walton (Walmart), and Robin Chase (Zipcar) all founded their companies […]
10 CEOs who didn’t find success until later in life
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BP’s chairman says ‘the world can’t continue along its current path’ and that the energy giant will become more transparent in response to investor demands

BP chairman Helge Lund promised a long-term transformation to a “low-carbon energy system” in a Financial Times editorial. At its annual general meeting on Tuesday, BP accepted a shareholder resolution to adopt transparency about how its strategy is in accordance with the Paris Agreement on climate change. BP and its […]
BP’s chairman says ‘the world can’t continue along its current path’ and that the energy giant will become more transparent in response to investor demands
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The 15 biggest private donations to universities by the ultra rich

Here are the 15 largest donations to public and private colleges, tracked using data from The Chronicle of Higher Education. The largest donation belongs to billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. Nike co-founder Phil Knight has made several donations above $US100 million to schools on the West […]
The 15 biggest private donations to universities by the ultra rich
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The 15 best college dorms in America

School-ranking website Niche listed the best college dorm rooms in America. The best residence halls in the country belong to High Point University in High Point, North Carolina. Niche based their ranking on factors like housing cost, capacity, crime rate, and ratings from students themselves. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
The 15 best college dorms in America
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The biggest company in almost every US state

Using Fortune’s annual list of the biggest publicly traded companies by revenue, we found the largest company based in almost every state. Some of the companies are household names, while others may be less known. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Giant public corporations are major players in the […]
The biggest company in almost every US state
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A billionaire’s surprise vow to pay Morehouse graduates’ loans is part of the newest trend in the student-debt crisis

The private-equity tycoon Robert F. Smith vowed Sunday to donate money to pay off student-loan debt for Morehouse College’s graduating class of 2019. While the rich have given universities generous gifts for decades, billionaires are addressing the ballooning student-debt crisis directly by paying the tuition of incoming students or writing […]
A billionaire’s surprise vow to pay Morehouse graduates’ loans is part of the newest trend in the student-debt crisis
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8 things you should know before starting a small business

There’s more to starting a business than just money and a good idea. Entrepreneurs with successful startups say you need to find a good accountant, have a diverse team, and find your niche. Here are 8 pieces of advice on how to start a new business. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
8 things you should know before starting a small business
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The 15 states with the most CEOs

There are 195,530 CEOs employed in the United States. California tops the list of states with most chief executives, at a whopping 30,290 CEOs. Using data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics, we found the 15 states with the most CEOs. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The United […]
The 15 states with the most CEOs
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The most popular baby names in every state

The Social Security Administration releases annual statistics on the popularity of baby names in each state. The two most popular baby names of 2018 nationally were also dominant in several states. Liam was the top name for baby boys in 20 states, and Emma was the most popular name for […]
The most popular baby names in every state
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Here’s how much flight attendants in 10 airlines say they make

Some flight attendants are worried about job safety as flights are suspended or cancelled in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The salaries of flight attendants vary depending on experience, hours worked, and base airport. Pay differs among major carriers as well. Some flight attendants reported their salaries on Glassdoor […]
Here’s how much flight attendants in 10 airlines say they make
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The 25 highest-paying entry-level jobs for college grads

Glassdoor’s list of the 25 highest-paying entry-level jobs in 2019 includes positions where you can make between $US63,000 and 95,000 after graduating. Engineers, in particular, can earn median salaries as high as $US95,000 right out of college. Developers, designers, and analysts also made the list. Here is the full list […]
The 25 highest-paying entry-level jobs for college grads
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The US head of the world’s largest diamond miner says its sustainability plan isn’t just good for the planet, it’s the future of its business

Rebecca Foerster is head of the North American division of Alrosa, the world’s largest diamond miner by volume. She said that Alrosa’s ability to be fully transparent about where its diamonds come from will appeal to American consumers. Third parties have deemed Alrosa’s practices as sustainable, largely because its diamonds […]
The US head of the world’s largest diamond miner says its sustainability plan isn’t just good for the planet, it’s the future of its business
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The best public-school district in every state

School-ranking website Niche rated the best public school districts in every US state. To determine the best school districts in each state, Niche gave a letter grade to factors like academics, teachers, health and safety, and diversity. The best school district in America was Jericho Union Free School District in […]
The best public-school district in every state
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The 15 most expensive cities in America

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released its estimates of the relative cost of living in America’s metropolitan and rural areas in 2017. Among the 15 most expensive metro areas, nine were in California. The top spot went to San Jose, California. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The […]
The 15 most expensive cities in America