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Affluence

10 Ways to Create Abundance

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

It is still important to keep some things in mind. Who we interact with is just as important as what emotions we engage with on a daily basis. Emotions are the muscles that power these conversations we have with others and ourselves.

Fatness, Affluence, Adaptation and Hope

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We are a uniquely adaptable species. It has led us into trouble that imperils ourselves, and our planet alike. There are early indications of hope that it could lead us out as well.

A Peek Inside a Luxury Brand Manual

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

I guess someone hasn't been paying close attention to the uncommon customer lately. C'mon marketers, it's time to re-write the luxury brand manual - please.

On Cultural Cockroaches, True Greatness and Eating the Apple

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

The world's upside down. We're already great. We're already intelligent and beautiful and rich. The world keeps telling us we aren't because it keeps...

One Nation Under Worry

Marianne Cooper, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Marianne Cooper, Ph.D.

From well-paid business executives to low-paid retail workers, everyone I talked with is weighed down by something similar -- the anxiety generated by hard times. Across the class spectrum, we all feel insecure. We just feel it and deal with it in different ways.

How To Drink Like You're Rich

Liquor.com | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Your refund will be put to good use with any of these luxe items.

Poppin' Tags: Why I Take My Kids to the Thrift Store

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 02.09.2014 | Parents
Sandra Shpilberg

My kids and I have a little tradition. We get in the car, put on the clean version of Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" song over the car speakers and sing along, bobbing our heads, while we drive over to our favorite local thrift shop.

Who Does How Much Homework: A Response to The Atlantic

Anna Leahy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Anna Leahy

Too much homework is a problem, and the fast-approaching Common Core State Standards will probably make that situation worse. But there exist bigger problems in this world, too, and these overarching problems are not unrelated to who's doing how much homework.

The Influence of Affluence

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 10.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Soon, Los Angeles will be like New York or San Francisco where it will be almost impossible for working-class people to buy a home anywhere in the city, and they have to come in from places like Riverside or Palmdale.

The Path to Sustainable Economic Growth

Gary Reber | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Gary Reber

The notion that the economic benefits flowing to a wealthy class will "trickle-down" is a non-sensible theory and only results in "trickle" menial, low-pay jobs, private charity, and public taxpayer-supported welfare, in plain view and disguised.

Not Only Cheap Electronics: The Chinese Are Manufacturing High Net-Worth Individuals

April Rudin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Hong Kong and China, in general, have established themselves as global manufacturing capitals by inexpensively producing a variety of electronics, clo...

Wealthy, Nervous About Stock Market, Even More Concerned With General Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

Not even the rich feel good about the U.S. economy. A recent survey of affluent investors found that over half of them are pessimistic about the pe...

Exhaust the Limits: New Book Speaks to One Man's Successful Mission to Help Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Although our lives have turned out different, I learned in my friend Charles "Chic" Dambach's exciting new book, Exhaust the Limits, that we have much...

Connecting with the Wealthy Through Social Media: Can You Reach a Luxury Box From the Bleachers?

April Rudin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
April Rudin

Even areas formerly clandestine like private equity and venture capital have ventured in to the social media area to allow investors and money to "meet-up" in a vetted forum.

Welcome to the Wonderful World of the High Net-Worth

April Rudin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
April Rudin

I enjoy and value teaching others how to network amongst the rich and famous. I am just awaiting the day when I can change sides from an offensive position to the defensive side.

Adventures in Modern Eating: Had Enough Of Your Plate?

Carol Maric | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Maric

" Are you hungry? " " No. I am tired of eating. It is so high maintenance and costs too much. I am tired of it. I cannot take it anymore! I...