Must Read Money Stories For Monday, Sept. 14

by September 14, 2015

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That’s a lot of cash. Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the U.S. Open final last night in a four-set nail-biter. Djokovic, the top men’s tennis player in the world, took home the largest purse ever for winning a Grand Slam final: $3.3 million. His career earnings now total $86.8 million.

The machines are coming. In many countries people have been fretting about the rise of machines, and what that could mean for the workforce. But in Japan, where the population is shrinking and aging rapidly, robots are being welcomed with open arms, Bloomberg writes.

Breaking old vows. Europe approved the Schengen agreement about 30 years ago, which allows virtually free movement across EU member nations’ borders. Now, many of Europe’s leaders are imposing emergency border controls to prevent hundreds of thousands of migrants from entering their countries. Quartz thinks this precedent could seriously damage EU unity in the long run

This is … weird? Social media and business guru Gary Vaynerchuck gave five New York Jets players financial advice for their retirement in an 18-minute Youtube segment. Mashable has a run down of his ideas, as well as the video.

Take a look. New York City is opening its first new subway station in 26 years. Check out the New York Times video before the rodents invade.