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Just How Much Does Hirst's Spot Challenge Cost?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.08.2012 | Arts

In January, the art world's resident brat Damien Hirst made his fans an offer no one but an airline executive would find reasonable. Travel across the...

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...

10 Countries That Love Their Rich People The Most

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

Americans don't hate rich people as much as you may think. In fact, the majority of Americans say that most of the country's wealthy class deserve...

Mike Tyson, Dom Perignon And Lobsters Galore At Detroit's Party Of The Year

Posted 07.07.2012 | Detroit

So it seems that Birmingham-based restructuring and financial advisory firm Conway Mackenzie threw itself a little 25th anniversary party recently. ...

Hamptons Twitter Feed Rips The Wealthy And Clueless

Posted 06.12.2012 | New York

We'd be worried about Joe Schwenk's career as a Hamptons "house watcher," if we didn't think he could probably be a successful comedy writer. Shwenk i...

An Open Letter to the CEO of Sallie Mae

Dina Gachman | Posted 08.06.2012 | College
Dina Gachman

I'm concerned for your well being as one of the "rich teams." I really mean it. It's just a simple scientific fact: people with too much wealth go crazy and lose their minds.

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...

NBA Star Has ATM In His Kitchen (PHOTO)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Money

Rich people do crazy things with their money, like throw paper airplanes made of cash out the window at passersby. But we've never seen anything l...

Why Are There So Few Latino Libertarians?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 07.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Of course, there are Latino libertarians out there. But in general, talking Hispanics into espousing the Ron Paul agenda is only slightly easier than getting the pope to show up at the Stonewall Inn for a drink.

Dumb Rich People

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Honestly, when you look at the facts, America's robber barons spending huge wads of cash to get rid of the Democrats are like lemmings. They're all jumping off the money cliff, and they're taking everyone else with them.

Are D.C.'s 'One Percenters' Drains On The Economy?

Posted 04.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "One percenters" in the nation's capital are wealthier than are rich people elsewhere in the country, and the Cato Institute's David Boa...

Money Study Compares Compassion Of Rich, Poor

| Daisy Grewal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

Who is more likely to lie, cheat, and steal—the poor person or the rich one? It’s tempting to think that the wealthier you are, the more likely y...

Rich People More Likely To Take Candy From Children: Real Report

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

People with a few extra bucks just aren't as nice as the rest of us, at least according to a new study. Rich people are more likely to take candy ...

This Painting Sold For How Much?!

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

Value and currency flow differently amongst the art world elite, but Gerhard Richter's recent desirability has skyrocketed to insane new heights. On F...

Rich Less Likely To Be Attuned To Others' Suffering, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

Social psychologists are making an argument that Occupy Wall Street protesters have been saying for months: Many rich people just aren't in the habit ...

Notes From a Party for Rich People

Daniel Cubias | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

The aluminumadores in my neighborhood at least try to maintain some kind of dignity in spite of their humiliating circumstances. Contrast that with what I witnessed at the upscale party, where a wealthy man groveled and whined just to get his friends inside.

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...

Arts Giving Increased 5.7% In 2010

Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

According to the 2011 Giving USA report, contributions to the arts increased by 5.7% in 2010 (4.1% adjusted for inflation), and increased their share ...

Walmart Heir's Mega-Museum

Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

A piece in next week's New Yorker will shed some light on Alice Walton, art collector and daughter of Walmart's founder, Sam Walton. Her collection, t...

Roman & Dasha's Yacht Angers Locals At Venice Biennale

The Observer | Tom Kington Rome | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

There can be no doubt that Roman Abramovich's enormous yacht Luna is enjoying the spotlight this summer as it tours the Mediterranean. But the citizen...

Recession a Myth, Say Absurdly Rich People

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.30.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

According to a survey of the top point one percent wealthiest Americans, there is no such thing as recession.

Top Ten Signs Your Country Has Become a Democracy

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

2011-03-11-moose.jpgAt last, you have cheap crap you absolutely must have.

Voters! Get Your Priorities Right!

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

When bad times came, their first thought was to protect the fortunes of their rich. ************************************* Head for the lifeboats! Wo...

Jason Linkins

'Rich People Things' Book Trailer Re-Dubs 'La Dolce Vita' For Melancholy Look At The Real Economic Victims (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the Wall Street Journal gamely asserted, people really need to spend less time thinking about how the economic downturn is affecting the nation's r...

Rich People Love Goofy

Lloyd Garver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Garver

According to several newspaper accounts, extremely rich people are spending their money on something that surprises me: theme parks. It just goes to...