Citi just nabbed a Goldman partner to lead a newly-formed ‘super group’ focused on dealmaking in healthcare and wellness

Summary List Placement Citi is once again expanding its strategy of so-called super groups in investment banking by bringing on a Goldman Sachs partner to streamline its healthcare offerings. Chuck Adams is joining Citi’s banking, capital markets, and advisory (BCMA) unit as vice chairman and global head of the newly-formed global healthcare, consumer & wellness “super group”, according to an internal memo sent by BCMA global co-heads Tyler Dickson and Manolo Falcó that was reviewed by Insider. The new healthcare team includes Citi’s existing global healthcare and consumer & retail business. In his new role, Adams will expand the bank’s client base, transform how they’re served, and work with other… Read More

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Amazon announced that Prime Day 2021 will run from June 21-22. Here’s everything we know, plus all the early deals that were just released.

  Summary List Placement Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky It’s official: Amazon Prime Day 2021, one of the largest shopping events of the year, will take place June 21-22. This year’s shopping event promises millions of deals and new offers on Amazon’s growing list of services. For those who are unfamiliar, Amazon Prime Day is an exclusive deal event for the site’s 150-million-plus Prime subscribers. Prime members can get some of the lowest prices of the year on Amazon devices and other products from leading brands. A Prime membership costs $13 a month or $119 a year and delivers other benefits, like free two-day shipping, rewards at Amazon stores like… Read More

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Millennials who snapped up homes in the hot real estate market reveal their biggest regrets, from unexpected costs to high mortgage payments

Summary List Placement Millennials who may have rushed to snap up homes during the pandemic are beginning to regret their purchases after discovering sky-high maintenance costs and a mortgage that’s too expensive.  According to a new survey from Bankrate, 64% of millennial homeowners are experiencing regret after buying their current home, mostly due to unexpected costs. Bankrate surveyed 1,425 homeowners between April 21 and April 23 and found that 41% of homeowners overall are feeling dissatisfied in at least one area. Among homeowners between the ages of 25 and 40, their biggest regrets range from the size of the home to the location:  21% of millennials said the maintenance and… Read More

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Today’s 15-year mortgage rates: June 2, 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List PlacementCurrent mortgage and refinance rates Mortgage term Average interest rate 15-year fixed 2.46% 15-year fixed refinance 2.64% 30-year fixed 3.39% 30-year fixed refinance 3.78% 7/1 ARM 4.14% 7/1 ARM refinance 4.37% 10/1 ARM 3.73% 10/1 ARM refinance 4.37% 30-year FHA 2.86% 30-year FHA refinance 2.86% VA mortgage loan 2.74% VA mortgage loan refinance 2.76% Rates from Ad Practitioners LLC, current as of June 2, 2021. What is today’s 15-year fixed mortgage rate? As of June 2, the national average 15-year fixed mortgage rate is 2.46%. The 15-year fixed refinance rate is 2.64%. 15-year mortgage rates over the last decade Here are the lowest 15-year… Read More

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Huawei announces HarmonyOS update for its smartphones

Image: Huawei Huawei has announced that its HarmonyOS operating system is coming to its smartphones via a forthcoming update. Huawei’s consumer business CEO Richard Yu says the company is updating around 100 of its devices globally to the new operating system, which also includes tablets like the MatePad Pro. In theory, it’s a big change from its previous phones, which have run the open-source version of Android with Huawei’s own services replacing the Google software it’s been unable to include on new devices as a result of US sanctions. HarmonyOS will initially come to recent flagships like the Mate 40, P40, and Mate 30 series, before releasing on more devices… Read More

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Today’s 30-year mortgage rates: June 2, 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Current mortgage and refinance rates Mortgage term Average interest rate 30-year fixed 3.39% 30-year fixed refinance 3.78% 15-year fixed 2.64% 15-year fixed refinance 2.66% 10/1 ARM 3.73% 10/1 ARM refinance 4.37% 7/1 ARM 4.14% 7/1 ARM refinance 4.37% 30-year FHA 2.86% 30-year FHA refinance 2.86% VA mortgage loan 2.74% VA mortgage loan refinance 2.76% Rates from Ad Practitioners LLC, current as of June 2, 2021. What is today’s 30-year fixed mortgage rate? As of June 2, 2021, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 3.39%. The 30-year fixed refinance rate is 3.78%. 30-year mortgage rates over the last 10 years Here are the lowest… Read More

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Courtney Stodden ENGAGED to Chris Sheng After Three Years of Dating!

A decade ago, Courtney Stodden was a child bride. Now, they are divorced, recently came out as nonbinary, and are living their best life. That best life just became so much sweeter. Over Memorial Day Weekend, Courtney announced their engagement! On Sunday, May 30, Courtney Stodden took to Instagram to share the amazing news. “I said yes …” they captioned, alongside a glimpse of their gorgeous ring (and self). “OH and the ring made me gag it’s so beautiful,” Courtney added. Courtney began dating 41-year-old producer Chris Sheng in 2017. At the time, they had separated from their ex-husband, Doug Hutchison. Courtney filed for divorce in 2018. That divorce was… Read More

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19 of the best US lake houses on Airbnb that come with waterfront views, private docks, and plenty of charm

  Summary List Placement Domestic trips amid the great outdoors continue to be the top choice for US travelers and as such, lakes offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. These sun-kissed waters are often framed by bucolic woodlands or mountains and are the ideal antidote to city life. As a travel guidebook writer, I’ve visited and researched many of the regions listed below and have been consistently struck by their rural beauty. For a family vacation or new work-from-home base, we compiled Airbnb lake homes that are close to outdoor activities both on and off the water. Though, if you do prefer a hotel, read our… Read More

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As an early Prime Day 2021 deal on Audible Premium Plus, Prime members can get 4 months for 53% off

  Summary List Placement Premium Plus (Monthly Subscription) (medium, Preferred: Amazon) Audiobooks are a great way to “read” more books wherever you are. You can listen to audiobooks anytime — in the car, on a walk, at the beach, and so on. Audible has long been considered one of the best services for audiobooks, and you can snag a Premium Plus subscription at a discount right now. For a limited time, Amazon Prime members can save $32 on their first four months of Audible’s Premium Plus plan — a whopping 53% off. Audible Premium Plus typically costs $15 a month, but the deal brings the cost down to just $7… Read More

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Ghost kitchens operators like CloudKitchens, Kitchen United, and All Day Kitchens are expanding their business models beyond the rent-a-space model as competition heats up

Summary List Placement Early plans for ghost kitchen operator Kitchen United called for building its rent-a-kitchen commissaries in warehouses in distressed business zones. But once then-CEO Jim Collins toured a potential location in Texas, he experienced an epiphany. Looking around the area, it was too quiet. The tech executive-turned-restaurateur called his team back in California and said: “I think we’re looking in the wrong place.” It turns out, a ghost kitchen in a ghost town won’t work. So, Kitchen United shifted its attention to “distressed retail opportunities” particularly those with foot traffic, rather than building in industrial areas, Collins, who left Kitchen United last October, told Insider.  Ghost kitchens, initially conceived… Read More

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