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#FredinChina: Alibaba Wins the Chinese New Year

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.11.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week Alibaba, the Chinese giant e-commerce company, is the brand which has been the most talked about in China. A few years ago Alibaba launched a big e-commerce festival on the 11th of November called 11.11, which is the Chinese equivalent to Black Friday in the US.

Is It Possible To Raise Happy Kids In Affluence?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.07.2016 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Research has found that privileged kids are, as a whole, more self-centered, depressed, and self-destructive. They're more narcissistic, but struggle to develop a sense of self. And yet, they excel, often quite notably, in academics, sports, and other pursuits. So what we have is a generation of paradox: Bright, talented, increasingly troubled children.

Bill Maher Blasts Spoiled Rich Kids During 'New Rules'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.14.2015 | Comedy

Though something called the "death tax" sounds ominous, Bill Maher explained on "Real Time" why taxing inherited wealth is actually a good thing. Name...

The Rich Kids Of Snapchat Will Make You Cringe

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.03.2014 | College

Just when we thought we'd seen the worst of "rich millenials gone wild" on Instagram, they've taken over another social media platform: Snapchat. T...

Rich People Who Feared Giving Money To Their Kids

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

Everyone's always jealous of the kid with the rich parents, but being born rich isn't always a ticket to wealth. After all, not all rich people want t...

On Raising Kids Who Seem to Have it All

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 02.07.2013 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

As absurd as it might sound to many, it's not easy being a rich kid. Their parents tend to have high expectations. They think their money is their most notable quality. And so they learn to use it -- to buy affection, or friends.

Rich Kids of Instagram and Twenty-First Century Blues

Dina Gachman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Style
Dina Gachman

The lifestyles of the wealthy and fabulous seem wonderful to some -- endless vacations, summer homes, private chefs, Louis Vuitton luggage -- but when you peer closely that world is actually pretty terrifying.

TMI! What Happens When Rich Kids Overshare On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Talk about oversharing. CEO Michael Dell of computer company Dell Inc. spends nearly $2.7 million a year on security for his family, according to ...

A Story of Class & Morality

Jane Devin | Posted 10.02.2012 | Home
Jane Devin

A middle-class that continues to perpetuate certain myths and myopic judgments -- that finds it easier to turn against themselves and poorer others rather than rationally examine the entire picture, is only hurting themselves more.

Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America's Schools

| Sarah Garland | Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. During the half century that Theresa Cartwright has lived in the East Lake neighborhood of...

Meet The 'Rich Kids Of Instagram' (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

Ever wondered what it's like to take the family's private jet to St. Tropez or get the keys to a brand-new Porsche for your sweet 16? Now, thanks to a...

Rich Kid Looking For A Job? Ask Dad

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

NBC may be getting some widespread criticism for its decision earlier this week to hire Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent, but Bill's daughte...

Most Super-Rich Parents Don't Tell Their Kids Just How Rich They Are

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

The majority of super-rich kids don't find out just how wealthy they are until after they can have a legal drink. Only a third of parents worth mo...

Hollywood Rich Kids Stage Their Own Backyard Concerts

New York Times | Jennifer Bleyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

THE teenagers streamed in by the dozen past the electric gate, the 12-foot-high manicured hedges and the gleaming Lexus sedans in the driveway. They m...

New Wealthy Class Loathe To Spoil Kids

New York | Jennifer Senior | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Discussing money is considered vulgar--it's a taboo worse than sex, something Sigmund Freud famously decided was a metaphorical stand-in for feces (re...