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Singapore: The New Switzerland? Private Banking's New Home

April Rudin | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Beyond its private banking affability, lies an economy, climate and destination which seems light years away from Europe (medieval times?) and the United States (third-world country?).

How Millionaires Are Getting Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.02.2012 | Business

More than 2,000 people with household incomes of over $1 million per year received unemployment benefits in 2009, according to a new report from the C...

Millionaires Cashing In On Government Safety Net

Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

You don't have to need the benefit to qualify: in 2009, 2,362 American millionaires collected unemployment. Nearly one million Americans reporting at ...

Billionaires Winning, Millionaires Losing

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business

By John O'Callaghan SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Many millionaires got poorer in the last year, but billionaires did just fine, usin...

Romney vs. Bloomberg: Can the Super-Rich Really Govern?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Romney's experience in the private sector might help him run our country and turn around our economy, but not without empathy for the 99%. His positions speak loudly in this regard.

10 Common Misconceptions About Money

Stacy Johnson | Posted 11.10.2012 | Money
Stacy Johnson

The myths surrounding money are numerous and widely held, especially among the young. It's a shame, because pursuing myths will lead you astray, waste your time and, taken to extremes, ruin your life.

Following the Money, Missing the Point

Graham Milne | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Graham Milne

We cannot achieve true fairness in this world until we stop worshipping those things that make the world unfair. What's most encouraging is that we still have the choice to do that. We just have to make it.

Be Careful What You Cut

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Right before the U.S. House of Representatives left for the summer to go home to campaign for your vote, they voted to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for the richest Americans millionaires and billionaires.

A How-To Guide For Losing Millions Of Dollars In A Flash

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

Lighting money on fire may still be the quickest way to get rid of it, but reasonable alternatives do exist. Yes, as countless celebrities, athlet...

Even A Big Pile Of Money Won't Keep You From Freaking Out

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

You know things are bad when even millionaires are worried about the economy. Millionaire confidence fell to a nine-month low in July, according to...

Everything You Wanted To Know About Millionaires But Were Afraid To Ask

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

Not all millionaires sport a top hat, monocle and cane, but it turns out lots have one thing in common: They don’t feel wealthy. More than one-qu...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Run Against Millionaires In Red States

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds and even thousands of miles from Wall Street, Democratic candidates in a string of red states have embraced the Occupy message ...

Ron Dicker

WATCH: Want To Be Twitterich?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.22.2012 | Small Business

What would you do with a million Twitter followers -- and not have to be Charlie Sheen-crazy or Justin Bieber-dreamy to get them? In an experiment ...

This Continent Now Has More Millionaires Than The U.S.

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | Money

By Joseph A. Giannone NEW YORK, June 19 (Reuters) - Weakening economies that roiled markets last year also took their toll on the worl...

Look: 8 Insane Things Super-Rich People Buy

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

When the billions start piling up, what's a mogul to do? Sure you could buy a $49 million Aspen mansion with its own sewage treatment plant. But wh...

United States Losing Millionaires As China, India Gain Them, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.31.2012 | Money

The number of rich people in the United States is declining, even as the number of millionaires elsewhere in the world grows, according to a new study...

How The Super-Rich Are Suffering From Europe's Economic Crisis

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

* Global luxury house prices fell 0.4 pct in Q1 2012 * First quarterly price fall since 2009 LONDON, May 14 (Reuters) - ...

Millionaires Can Rest Easy, Buffett Rule Still Has Loopholes To Exploit

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business

President Obama's so-called Buffett Rule is supposed to make certain that top-earning Americans don't pay taxes at lower rates than their assistants. ...

The Buffett Rule: Your Straight Deal on Taxes

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

If the American people make their voices heard and put enough pressure on Congress, we can restore fairness in our economic system, do what's right for the middle class, and show that Congress can stand up to special interests.

Lotteries Winners Splurge On... This?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

We all fantasize about what it would be like to win the lottery. We see ourselves driving fancy sports cars and living in a swanky penthouse. We would...

How to Be a Temporal Millionaire

M. Lin | Posted 03.05.2012 | Money
M. Lin

Given the choice between being a money millionaire and a temporal millionaire, I'd choose the latter.

Average-Joe Millionaires Turn Out For Apple Shareholder Meeting

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Ever wish you'd gotten in on the ground floor of a company like Apple, Google or Microsoft? Apple's most recent shareholder meeting, which took pl...

In Closed Door Dinner, Buffett Pitches Senate Democrats On Tax Fairness

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the billionaire philanthropist who inspired President Barack Obama's new crusade to make the rich pay ...

59% Of Millionaires Feel Obligation To Give Back, Study Says

Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact

Despite continued economic woes, a majority of the nation's millionaires aren't cinching their purse strings when it comes to charitable giving. Fi...

Buffett To McConnell: Put Up Or Shut Up

TIME.com | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Warren Buffett is ready to call Republicans’ tax bluff. Last fall, Senator Mitch McConnell said that if Buffett was feeling “guilty” about payin...