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Tax Deadline Nears For Americans With Offshore Bank Accounts

New York Times | LYNNLEY BROWNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thursday is the deadline for Americans to come clean about the money they have hidden offshore, in places like Swiss bank accounts. No one can say wit...

Income Inequality: Why The Wall Street JournalGot It Wrong | Bruce Judson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For anyone with even a passing familiarity with issues associated with economic inequality, The Wall Street Journal front page story last week was sho...

Are We Happier in France? An Expat Explains

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

I think I am. We earn a lot less salary-wise, but my child is in a great public school, we have great health care, live near free parks, museums, and the pollution level is down.

The Super-Rich Are Getting Poorer

New York Times | DAVID LEONHARDT and GERALDINE FABRIKANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The rich have been getting richer for so long that the trend has come to seem almost permanent. They began to pull away from everyone else in the 1...

How to Not Quit Your Business

Karen Luniw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Luniw

For business owners, there's a distinction that is important to be aware of -- lack of resources vs. lack of resourcefulness.

I'm Sick of Hearing About the Poor, Poor Millionaires

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats have to get over their knee-jerk reaction to being labeled "tax and spenders" by their opposition. If higher taxes for millionaires are the way to pay for healthcare reform, then let everyone know it, and know why.

House Health Plan Released, Will Boost Taxes On Rich

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday rolled out a far-reaching $1.5 trillion plan that for the first time would make health care a right and ...

Will Haute Couture Make It Through The Recession?

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

PARIS — During a recession, how do you hawk a dress that costs more than many cars? That's the dilemma facing the handful of luxury labels that...

The Lifestyle of the Rich and Needy

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Debate continues to swirl around Obama's idea of what it means to be rich. Though no matter what, those who earn two and a half large are by any estimation swimming in it.

The Middle Estate

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

The estate tax is not about confiscating wealth for redistribution, but about encouraging spending during a wealthy individual's lifetime and limiting the intergenerational transfer of wealth.

Counting the Cost of Good and Bad Debt

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.

Our Moral Audit of the Budget

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

My prediction is that many in the faith community, especially those on the front lines of serving the poor, will rally around the principles and priorities of this budget.

Enough Already About the Jobs the Rich Create

Charles Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Alexander

Thank goodness that the trickle-down economy collapsed from its own incompetence and corruption, and American people elected Barack Obama to rebuild a society we can be proud of.

Hurry Up! Catch Money from the Sky! | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's every man dream: Money Falling From The Sky! Catch as many as you can and you will receive amazing awards!!! But be careful not to catch dirty money.

This Week in Cheating: The Blago Defense

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

My Foodie Idol Anthony Bourdain Gives My Green Foodie Idol Alice Waters the Foie Gras Bird

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Don't denigrate our Alice Waters, Tony -- she is the real thing.

Megayachts Now Facing A Red Tag Sale

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just last month, the yachting industry was still talking about their oasis of prosperity. The super-rich still have plenty of money, they said. And th...

Jed Lewison

McCain Says "I'm Not A Rich Man" | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain was joking around on Morning Joe earlier today about gambling on the baseball playoffs and let loose a verifiably false claim, saying "I'm...

Friday Talking Points [44] -- McCain House Party!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John McCain said something ridiculous to a reporter yesterday. I hasten to point out that the previous sentence should have been a major media headlin...

Friday Talking Points [42] -- Get Up, Stand Up, Barack

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have to assume if you're reading this that you're sick of the Olympics already. Wow, that was fast. Is NBC's coverage going to be twice as bad as ...

Money: What Do Rich People Do When They No Longer Have It?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Without all that money and newly leased Mercedes, people did not know how to define themselves anymore. Unless, that is, they were actually real people inside them to begin with.

Super-Rich Actually See Wealth Grow

Reuters Via CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wealth held by rich investors with assets over $1 million is set to grow 50 percent in the next five years to $75 trillion, according to a report publ...

Top Gift For Uber-Wealthy? $30K Commissioned Biography

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With a record number of billionaires in the U.S., and even more consumers who want to spend like them, retailers are dreaming up ever-more-outrageous ...