• Movie theaters in the US have a long road to recovery, but experts say there are 3 reasons to be optimistic

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Movie theaters in the US were devastated by the pandemic and they're still facing immense struggles .
    Tentpole releases that Hollywood studios delayed until this year aren't showing the kind of legs needed to drive a significant box-office recovery. In "Black Widow's" case, it was also released on Disney+ for an additional fee, a potential alternative model that could put pressure on theaters.
    And theaters are also lacking exclusive animated family films like Pixar's "Luca," which went straight to Disney+, that could boost ticket sales (Warner Bros.' "Space Jam: A...
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  • The budget is the most misunderstood financial tool, and there are 3 reasons you should embrace it

    The budget is the most misunderstood financial tool, and there are 3 reasons you should embrace it

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Many of us cringe at the word "budget." We think of it as a tool that restricts us and stops us from enjoying our lives.
    But, according to Erik Marberger, a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a budget can actually do the opposite: it can liberate you.
    "A budget is one of the most sure-fire ways to help you achieve financial independence ," Marberger says. "Budgeting will allow you to save money , avoid overspending, and stretch every dollar. Your budget shouldn't restrict you to eating ramen every night and canceling your Netflix subscription."
    Marberger shared a few...
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