Imagine that, for an attractive fee, you have been engaged as a consultant to the rich. They have a problem, or at least had a problem starting with President FDR. Our society celebrates formal equality and democracy (at least to the extent of holding regular elections), but the society is, in fact, grossly unequal in terms of wealth, and is becoming more so. How to protect and grow that wealth in a system where the mass of less affluent people vote (or at least could)? What are your recommendations?
Becoming a millionaire is no easy task. In fact, if it was easy everyone would be millionaires. However, it seems like every day more and more people are reaching their dreams and becoming millionaires in their own right. Being a millionaire doesn't necessarily take a certain amount of time, after all, I managed to figure it out when I was in college with far less knowledge and far less experience behind me than I have now.
This past Tuesday, at the White House-convened United State of Women Summit, I was on energy overload. It was a day of inspiring speeches by on-the- ground trailblazers and the thrilling moment when President Obama called himself a feminist. Yet for me, the most exciting, kick-off news was this: The White House made visible its "Equal Pay Pledge".