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Wealthy Americans

Most Wealthy Americans Say Giving Back Is 'Essential' To Them: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact

A new report suggests the 1 percent is pretty well-intended when it comes to their charitable dollar. According to a study by U.S. Trust, 86 perce...

Most People Shouldn't Give To Charity And Don't Have To Feel Guilty About It

Business Insider | STEVE SIEBOLD | Posted 10.24.2014 | Impact

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan recently made headlines for their $25 million donation to the Centers for Disease Control Fou...

Old Tycoons, New Moguls

David Drake | Posted 11.29.2014 | Money
David Drake

Although family offices have existed for more than a century, many are unfamiliar with the services they provide, because of the high level of confidentiality their clients demand.

American Wealth: An IRS Exposé | Posted 06.24.2014 | Money

This article was written by Simon Moore, of FutureAdvisor, for bill and account management service An old game of cat-and-mouse plays ou...

The U.S. Blows Everyone Else Out Of The Water In 1 Key Way

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

That one way? We're really, really good at creating really, really rich people -- like, $50 million-plus rich. Just ignore the fact that our 400 wealt...

New Science Explains Why He's So Narcissistic

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

The rich just love to look at themselves in the mirror. And that's only one of many signs that they're more narcissistic than everyone else, according...

Where The 1 Percent Really Get Their Money

CNBC | Robert Frank | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business

CNBC: Much of the debate over taxing the wealthy focuses on taxing giant salaries. But a new study from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center found...

Why Are Republicans Using the Fiscal Cliff to Hold the U.S. Economy Hostage?

Damian Kolodiy | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Damian Kolodiy

After the election it seems like nothing has changed in Washington. The political stalemate remains where little gets done and there is no compromise....

Paul Blumenthal

Billionaires Give Record Amount In Presidential Race | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half of the nation's 400 richest citizens have contributed money to help elect President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts ...

Lessons You Can Learn From This Wealthy Investor

Dan Solin | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

Until Congress summons the courage to pass this Act, you need to heed the lessons you can learn from this experience of the DeBerrys.

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...

Where Did Fortune 500 CEOs Go To College?

Posted 05.17.2012 | College

If you want to be a Fortune 500 CEO, we have a couple pieces of advice. First, don't be like Scott Thompson, who lost his gig at Yahoo when it was rev...

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 ...

A Strategic Insurance Policy for Self-Absorbed Rich People

Fred Goldring | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics
Fred Goldring

The top 1% should realize that it's actually in their own interests to take care of the bottom 99%.

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...

Most One Percenters Don't Know They're In The One Percent

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

Think you're part of the 99 percent? You may be wrong. Half of the top one percent of earners, don't think they're part of that category, a new su...

Millionaires Far More Likely To Contact Congress, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

People with a median wealth of at least $7.5 million are far more likely to have contacted their member of Congress than the average person, a new stu...

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...

The Forecast: Winter of Discontent, Chance of an American Spring

William S. Becker | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
William S. Becker

Several factors that triggered the Arab Spring are present in the United States today, including crony capitalism, political corruption, poverty and the unmet aspirations of the young.

America's Richest States: 24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The national poverty and income figures released recently by the government paint a dark picture of the economy. The total number ...

Wealthy More Pessimistic About Economy Than Other Americans: Gallup

Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

Wealthy Americans are less confident in the U.S. economy than other Americans for the first time since the financial crisis, heightening the risk of a...

'Heiress Camps' Teach The Wealthy About Money

Newsweek | Nancy Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

These financial seminars are fairly secretive. The firms and banks do not want outsiders to know which millionaires or billionaires attended, nor will...

Pew Study: Wealthier Americans Use Internet More

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wealthier households are more likely to use the Internet, according to a new Pew study. The "digital divide" is still real, even though broadband Int...

Rich Americans Are Giving Less, Thanks To Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Rich Americans are tightening their belts -- at least when it comes to giving to charities. A study released Tuesday shows that charitable giving decr...