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Marketing to the Mega-rich

Allen Johnson Jr. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Allen Johnson Jr.

If you want to get an idea of how out of whack our capitalist system is--the amount of useless wealth that is in the upper one percent of the populati...

This Graph Proves Rubio's Tax Plan Is A Huge Giveaway To The Rich

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

  Presidential candidate Marco Rubio doesn't want voters to think he's just another Republican promising huge tax breaks for the wealthy. But th...

Discovering the Thousand Islands in New York State and Ontario, Canada

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

One of the most memorable travel experiences I could imagine would be discovering a place on the planet of extraordinary beauty that I had never kn...

One Common Trait of the Wealthy

Adam Davis | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Davis

When I initially wrote the title to this article, I replaced "Wealthy" with "Successful." In my opinion, I don't believe wealth determines success s...

Adults Are the Problem

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.

Five Stock Market Misconceptions Traders Need to Avoid

Timothy Sykes | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

When it comes to doling out advice on stock market trading, there are plenty of experts who are willing to tell people the "best" ways to do things.

Top 30 Millionaire Habits for Incredible Success

Timothy Sykes | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Habits are extremely powerful. Think about the most basic things you do every day, such as your morning and nighttime routines. These aren't even things you think about, you just do them because you've always done them.

How the Rich Got Even Richer

Jon Wisman | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Jon Wisman

Skyrocketing CEO pay has been much in the news for some time. Sky-high paychecks are identified as one of the principal causes of the explosion in inequality over the past 40 years.

Stop Cheating College Athletes Out of a Paycheck

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.03.2015 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Tonight is the official kickoff of the college football season and the best teams in the NCAA will battle it out over the next few months. But off the field, a very different kind of battle is still taking place: the question of whether or not college athletes should be paid.

Laboring to Shatter Entitlement Mindset

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.02.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Affluenza comes from a culture that defines more as better and most as best. It comes from a culture that views acquiring possessions as a national pastime -- an end to itself. Our closets are packed, are drawers are overflowing, our cabinets filled to capacity.

The Rich Employee

James Altucher | Posted 09.01.2015 | Books
James Altucher

I'm an employee. I only write about what I experience. I can't stand articles that rant from a pedestal where the author has no experience. Advice is always autobiography. I hope you read my advice. I hope you like me.

Why Jeb Bush Would Be a Failure in Business

Steve Sipress | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Steve Sipress

Last week, in a response to his ever-dwindling poll numbers several months into his lackluster campaign, presidential hopeful Jeb Bush actually declared on national TV, "I tell people I'm the tortoise in the race."

Sanding Down the Rough Edges of Capitalism Is Not Enough

David Morris | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
David Morris

I recommend we stop using the term "contributions" to describe the campaign spending of oligarchs and start using the term they themselves often use: "investments". The very rich invest to change the rules in their favor.

Working Funds: 3 Ways to Cash in on Life Insurance for Retirement

David Rae | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
David Rae

The good news is that you don't have to die to use your Life Insurance. Here's how to put the new policies to work for you.

5 Reasons People With A Lot of Money Lose it All

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Steve Siebold

They say history has a way of repeating itself, and that certainly seems to be the case when it comes to big name celebrities losing substantial amounts of wealth.

What Do Americans Think About Economic Inequality?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

Numerous opinion surveys in recent years indicate that substantial majorities of Americans not only recognize that the gap between the wealthy and everyone else has grown, but favor greater economic equality.

What We Ignore When Talking About the #CarefreeBlackBoy Movement

Ernest Owens | Posted 06.16.2015 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

To not acknowledge that the current #Carefreeblackboy movement is not a euphemism for rich black men who can afford to do whatever they want safely is inconsiderate and problematic to black survival as well.

No, Rich People Don't Work More

Steve Roth | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Steve Roth

The meme is ubiquitous and widely documented: Rich people work longer hours. Obvious implication: they deserve what they get, right? Ditto the poor.

Conservative Britain: The Real Hunt Begins...

David Trumble | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
David Trumble


Latino Family Values No Match for Cold, Hard Cash

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.27.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

In the realm of simplistic nonsense, few ideas are more insidious than the claim that you don't need money if you just, well, love each other a whole lot. This sentiment ignores the overwhelming financial stresses that clobber poor people every day.

The Grand Republican Strategy: We Win, You Pay!

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

You never hear the reformocons talk about arithmetic in their speeches. They talk about inequality and upward mobility and the American middle class. They talk about all sorts of expensive new plans, and they never mention that there's a catch.

Robin Leach's Most Expensive Vegas Attractions of 2015

HooplaHa | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel

Who better than Robin Leach to take you inside the exclusive world of the SUPER RICH? See how the "other half" lives in Las Vegas without spending a dime! #LuxeVegas takes you inside the glamorous and luxurious spending habits of the uber wealthy!

Speak Up and Give Back if You Want the Economy to Improve

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

No one is arguing for complete equality of income. Not even close. We celebrate the success of the One Percent, and rightly so. All we ask, especially in this time of giving, is for the compassion, the humility, the shared experience that existed only a few decades ago.

Congress Is Rich: Here's Why It Matters

Sean McElwee | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics
Sean McElwee

While descriptive representation of women and people of color has increased dramatically, the descriptive representation of working-class people has remained stubbornly flat.

The Rich Are Getting Richer; 7 Secrets to Their Success

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.21.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

In my 30 years of interviewing more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people, I've found some major differences in how the wealthy approach money compared to the middle class.