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38 minutes | 9 months ago
Rich Candidate, Poor Candidate
Presidential races are all about money, and the amount a candidate raises can make or break a campaign. For this special Super Tuesday episode, however, Forbes senior editor Dan Alexander is here to tell us why the candidates' personal wealth matters way more than meets the eye, whether they are millionaires, billionaires, or none of the above.Further reading:The Net Worth Of Every 2020 Presidential CandidateTrump Has Now Shifted $1.9 Million From Campaign Donors to His BusinessHere are the Billionaires Funding The Democratic Presidential CandidatesFilings Show Michael Bloomberg Spent Nearly Half A Billion Dollars On His Own Campaign In Three Months
36 minutes | 9 months ago
Secrets of the Highest-Paid Podcasters
Everyone has a podcast these days, but sadly for Maggie and Abe, very few shows make millions of dollars for their hosts. How do Joe Rogan and the My Favorite Murder duo make it happen? Entertainment reporter Ariel Shapiro just finished the first Forbes list of the highest-earning podcasters. If anyone can tell us the secret, she can!Read Ariel Shapiro's coverage of top-earning podcasters here:Crime Does Pay: ‘My Favorite Murder’ Stars Join Joe Rogan As Nation’s Highest-Earning Podcasters
31 minutes | 9 months ago
All The Queen's Riches
Forbes has covered the wealth of royal families around the world since long before Harry and Meghan “stepped away” to seek their own fortunes. This week, Maggie and Abe tap a handful of Forbes staff—including a colleague from across the pond—to discuss how we understand the wealth of the world’s royals and of Queen Elizabeth herself, and what Harry and Meghan have to look forward to as they go it alone.For further reading on the royals:‘Megexit’ Millions: How Harry And Meghan Can Write A New Chapter—And Get Royally RichHarry And Meghan Need $3 Million-Plus To Be ‘Financially Independent.’ Here’s How They May Do ItBaby Archie’s Great-Granny Is Royally Loaded: Inside Queen Elizabeth’s $500 Million FortuneThe Royal Family Is Getting Increasingly Expensive For UK Taxpayers
30 minutes | 10 months ago
The Problematic Bumble Billionaire
Bumble, the dating app where women make the first move, has built its business around messages of female empowerment. Its success landed cofounder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in the spotlight and on multiple Forbes lists. Thanks to the reporting of Forbes’ Angel Au-Yeung, however, some shocking allegations about Bumble’s other cofounder, Andrey Andreev, have come to light, and the consequences are still unfolding. This week, Angel tells us all about her investigation.Article links for this episode:Exclusive Investigation: Sex, Drugs, Misogyny and Sleaze at the HQ of Bumble's OwnerBlackstone To Buy Russian Billionaire’s Bumble Stake After Forbes Investigation Into His CompaniesAbe's "Last But Not Least"
34 minutes | 10 months ago
Kids on YouTube are Making Millions
Children and gamers dominate the Forbes list of Top Earning YouTube Stars. Two of the top three are under 10 years old. How do content makers who are kids—or who target them—turn their views into millions in annual income? Entertainment Reporter Maddie Berg is back to tell us how they do it, and whether they can keep it going.Article links for this episode:The Highest Paid Youtube Stars of 2019: The Kids Are Killing It Is It Possible to Become the Next Big Youtube Star in 2020?Youtube Disables Personalized Ads, Comments on Children’s VideosMaggie’s "Last But Not Least"
30 minutes | 10 months ago
Power Women of the World
From Angela Merkel to Melinda Gates, Rihanna to Greta Thunberg… Publisher of ForbesWomen Moira Forbes is in the studio to talk about the world’s 100 most powerful women. She'll tell us what makes a “power woman” today, and what’s shifted over the decades.Articles discussed in this episode include:The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women (Forbes) edited by Moira Forbes and Maggie McGrathWho Invented the Dishwasher…? (USA Today)
29 minutes | 10 months ago
Choosing Wisely with Under 30 Founder Jessie Zeng
Welcome to “Listed” Season Two! Maybe Maggie and Abe don’t like shopping, but they love getting into the heads of the accomplished entrepreneurs on the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists. This week, our hosts chat with Jessie Zeng, the founder of online fashion retailer Choosy. Zeng shares what it's like to make an Under 30 list, how she wants to make fashion less wasteful, and why hiring your best friends is actually a good idea.
20 minutes | a year ago
Ho, Ho—How Much is Santa Worth?
At Forbes, we scrutinize the fortunes of fictional characters—like Jolly Old St. Nick—as carefully as the ones that belong to real life billionaires. On this special minisode (the last of 2019), Executive Editor Michael Noer, creator of the Fictional 15 list of the world’s richest fictional characters and one-time Santa scholar, stops by the studio to talk about the rich, powerful and totally made up.
18 minutes | a year ago
How to Get Ahead with Steve Forbes
Forbes Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes has been coaxing stories and insights from the world's richest and most powerful since before Maggie and Abe were born. He also has his own Forbes podcast, "What's Ahead." In this special crossover minisode, Steve stops by to impart what he's learned.
26 minutes | a year ago
George Lucas: A Real Force
With Star Wars Episode 9 about to premiere next month, Maggie’s Mom (aptly) suggested we look back at the career of billionaire movie man George Lucas. Forbes Entertainment Editor Rob LaFranco joins us in the studio to analyze the singular rise of the highest grossing auteur in the known universe.
28 minutes | a year ago
Busker to Billionaire: Guy Laliberté
We all know Guy Laliberté's blockbuster first act: Cirque du Soleil. Now he’s trying something pointedly different—a pyramid. Laliberté’s creativity is out of this world, and Forbes Entertainment Reporter Maddie Berg will tell us all about it.
25 minutes | a year ago
Cash Cowboy: Let's Talk Jerry Jones
The Dallas Cowboys haven’t won a Super Bowl in 23 years. But owner Jerry Jones has never been richer, and "America’s Team" has become the world’s most valuable sports franchise. Forbes’ Mike Ozanian tells us how Jones does it.
32 minutes | a year ago
Going West, a Kanye Story
Kanye West really is a business, man, thanks to his billion-dollar shoe empire. No one knows that better than Senior Editor Zack O’Malley Greenburg, who tells us all about Yeezus—and the wild weekend he spent with him.
30 minutes | a year ago
The Celebrity 100
From superheroes to superstars, we dive into our list of the world’s top-earning celebrities. We explore the rise and wealth of Taylor Swift, The Rock, Marshmello, Kylie Jenner and all your other favorites.
29 minutes | a year ago
Let's Talk MacKenzie Bezos
MacKenzie Bezos is an author, a billionaire, a former Amazon employee—and absolutely not talking. But that won’t stop us from exploring the mystery around MacKenzie with the Forbes reporter assigned to her story.
28 minutes | a year ago
The Forbes 400: America's Richest People
Who are the richest Americans and how did they make their fortunes? Veteran Forbes 400 Editor Luisa Kroll takes Maggie and Abe behind the scenes of this legendary list and the big personalities on it.
2 minutes | a year ago
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