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Here’s the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received

Here’s the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received

Finance
10'000 Hours | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesDoling out advice on money matters is the stock in trade of the financial advisor. After all, it's in their job title. So financial advisors, financial planners, wealth managers and the like are used to offering up advice on a daily basis to paying customers.But what about the advisors themselves? What's the best piece of financial advice they ever got? Presumably financial advisors, too, consult other experts on financial matters, much as doctors need another physician for their own medical care. Or perhaps it was a parent, a college professor or even a real estate agent who offered the most important financial insight they ever got.We asked nine members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council, along with Helen Modly of Buckingham Strategi...
Jess Glynne banned from ever performing at Isle of Wight festival again after no-show

Jess Glynne banned from ever performing at Isle of Wight festival again after no-show

Entertainment
The All I Am hitmaker failed to appear onstage for her allocated time slot at the Isle of Wight festival last weekend. Jess Glynne pulled out “due to exhaustion”, reportedly leaving the crowd – made up largely of children and teens – in floods of tears. Now, the festival promoter John Giddings has spoken out against her behaviour, labelling it “shocking”. Speaking to The Mirror, the organiser of the annual music event blasted the no-show and said that she will never be booked to perform there again.  Related Articles He said: “It shows no regards for people that bought a ticket. It’s so sad that an artist would do that to their fans.”“She’s let them down.” Before adding: “She will never be booked to play the Isle of Wight again.”The 29-year-old pulled out of her
USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women’s World Cup win

USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women’s World Cup win

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device The United States recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Women's World Cup as they crushed Thailand 13-0.The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half and then added six more goals in the last 16 minutes.Alex Morgan scored five times for the United States with two goals apiece for Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis. Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd also scored to beat Germany's 11-0 win over Argentina.The United States' previous biggest win in th...
First ever black hole image released

First ever black hole image released

Science
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.It measures 40 billion km across - three million times the size of the Earth - and has been described by scientists as "a monster".The black hole is 500 million trillion km away and was photographed by a network of eight telescopes across the world. Details have been published today in Astrophysical Journal Letters.It was captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a network of eight linked telescopes.Prof Heino Falcke, of Radboud University in the Netherlands, who proposed the experiment, told BBC News that the black hole was found in a galaxy called M87."What we see is larger than the size of our entire Solar System," he said. "...
NASA spacecraft survives flyby of the most distant object ever visited

NASA spacecraft survives flyby of the most distant object ever visited

Technology
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft pulled off the most distant exploration of another world Tuesday, skimming past a tiny, icy object 4 billion miles from Earth that looks to be shaped like a bowling pin. Flight controllers in Maryland declared success 10 hours after the high-risk, middle-of-the-night encounter at the mysterious body known as Ultima Thule on the frozen fringes of our solar system, an astounding 1 billion miles (1.6 billion kilometers) beyond Pluto. "I don't know about all of you, but I'm really liking this 2019 thing so far," lead scientist Alan Stern of Southwest Research Institute said to applause. "I'm here to tell you that last night, overnight, the United States spacecraft New Horizons conducted the farthest exploration in the history of humankind, and did so spectacula...