Articles Written by Beth McDonald

Beth is a New England-based business and healthcare freelance writer. Prior to beginning her freelance career in 2015, she spent over six years as a business writer for a corporate valuation firm outside of Boston. Before that, she was editor-in-chief of her university student newspaper. When she's not writing, she's probably reading, hiking with her dog, or cleaning up after her latest DIY disaster. Follow Beth on Twitter.


Another Souvenir? Chinese Tourists Spent $215 Billion Abroad in 2015

Another Souvenir? Chinese Tourists Spent $215 Billion Abroad in 2015

16 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PDT

Chinese tourists spent $215 billion abroad last year, an astonishing 53% increase from 2014, primarily due to a growing middle class.

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15 New Companies Join The Fortune 500 List

15 New Companies Join The Fortune 500 List

13 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PDT

The Fortune 500 list welcomed 15 new members to its ranks, including some companies you've definitely heard of, such as PayPal and Citizens Bank, and others you probably hadn't, like Veritiv and Baxalta.

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Chewbacca Mom Makes Almost $500 Thousand In Gifts From Viral Video

Chewbacca Mom Makes Almost $500 Thousand In Gifts From Viral Video

13 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PDT

The Chewbacca Mask Mom has garnered upwards of $500 thousand in gifts and perks since posting her viral laughter-filled video.

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Serena Williams Is The Highest-Paid Female Athlete In The World

Serena Williams Is The Highest-Paid Female Athlete In The World

10 Jun 2016 @ 12PM PDT

Tennis legend Serena Williams has been named the world's highest-paid female athlete, after earning almost $29 million in the past 12 months.

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Ultra-Luxurious Private Jet Owned By Qatari Royal Family Could Be Yours For $26 Million

Ultra-Luxurious Private Jet Owned By Qatari Royal Family Could Be Yours For $26 Million

06 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PDT

After being used by the Qatari royal family for over 20 years, a Boing 747 private jumbo jet has been put up for sale. The jet is being sold by Book A Jet, for an estimated $26 million.

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Man Uses Loophole To Pay $300 for Epic $60,000 Round-The-World First Class Flight

Man Uses Loophole To Pay $300 for Epic $60,000 Round-The-World First Class Flight

03 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PDT

By taking advantage of credit card and frequent flyer mile loopholes, Sam Huang flew around the world first class on Emirates Airlines for $300.

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Flashy Billionaire Known As "India's Richard Branson" Hides From Arrest Warrant In U.K.

Flashy Billionaire Known As "India's Richard Branson" Hides From Arrest Warrant In U.K.

02 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PDT

After amassing a fortune from liquor, airlines, and sports, "India's Richard Branson" Vijay Mallya is hiding in the U.K. after the Indian government announced it wants him to repay debts totaling over a billion dollars!

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China Tops Panama Papers List of People And Companies Hiding Money In Offshore Accounts

China Tops Panama Papers List of People And Companies Hiding Money In Offshore Accounts

25 May 2016 @ 4AM PDT

The Panama Papers leak reveals that China tops the list of people and companies with the most secret offshore bank accounts in the world. Government censors are working to scrub any mention of the leak in media reports and on the Internet.

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Prince Secretly Donated Money to Solar Technology And Social Causes

Prince Secretly Donated Money to Solar Technology And Social Causes

12 May 2016 @ 4AM PDT

Fans of infamously private singer Prince are discovering more reasons to love him – and mourn his tragic passing. In addition to his contributions to rock history, friends and acquaintances are beginning to come forward with stories of his secret philanthropy and dedication to social causes.

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Katy Perry Wins Epic Real Estate Legal Victory Against Catholic Nuns

Katy Perry Wins Epic Real Estate Legal Victory Against Catholic Nuns

12 May 2016 @ 4AM PDT

Katy Perry could soon be a California convent girl. A Los Angeles judge recently announced she would block an effort by nuns to sell their Los Feliz, California convent to a competing buyer, marking a huge legal win in the pop singer's year-long battle to purchase the property.

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