iOS app Android app

Wealthy

Individuality Desired in Homes Across America

Toni Haber | Posted 03.26.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The individuality demanded in homes today evokes the past times of architectural prominence when revered architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson were commissioned to build spec homes for America's elite.

Why Is 90 Percent of America Stressed About Money?

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.08.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

The reality is acquiring money is more about consciousness than currency. Building your financial empire and reducing stress about finances starts with changing your thinking.

If I Were a Rich Man: Public Attitudes About Wealth and Taxes

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Weldon

In his State of the Union address President Obama called for tax increases for the wealthiest Americans. Does the public support these tax hikes, and how do their attitudes fit into larger perceptions about wealth?

More Money More Problems? Not Really!

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.28.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

Money can't solve every problem or eliminate every worry, but it does have the power to reduce stress in tough times while providing opportunity in good times.

Super Rich Planning Escapes Amid Growing Concern Over Inequality: Davos Speaker

The Guardian | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact

With growing inequality and the civil unrest from Ferguson and the Occupy protests fresh in people’s mind, the world’s super rich are already prep...

A Tax System That Works for Donald Trump (and Nobody Else)

Duncan Hosie | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Duncan Hosie

Conservatives claim Mayor de Blasio wants to redistribute income. Yet unregulated market forces are already redistributing income in New York, as wealth trickles up from the middle and working class to the rich.

Why It's Important to Get Your Credit Score Even If You're Warren Buffett

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.05.2015 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Upper middle class and wealthy people usually don't just lounge on a beach day-after-day. High-powered careers and job changes often accompany financial success. More and more these days, the ability to get that next job can include having a solid credit history.

This Millionaire Wakes Up At 5 A.M. To Pick Up Trash Around Town

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact

Wealth and selflessness don't have to be mutually exclusive -- just ask Yo. The millionaire investor from South Korea who lives in Bahrain wakes up...

Pretending to Have Lots of Money

Alex Madda | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Alex Madda

Working hard to appear rich has its price (literally). In about 48 hours, you've put your bank account (and your heart) deep in the red. You now have $14 left for the second half of the month.

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...

Income Inequality Got You Down? Do Something About It!

Steve Siebold | Posted 12.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Siebold

The wealthy continue to see significant income and wealth gains while the majority of people are experiencing stagnant living standards. Income inequality is one of the most significant financial stories right now, and there's no end in sight.

The Rich Are Getting Richer, But They're Giving Less Of Their Income Away

MarketWatch | Quentin Fottrell | Posted 10.23.2014 | Impact

The amount of money wealthy Americans are donating to charity is falling as a percentage of their income. Before you denounce the 1%, new research fin...

Poor And Middle Class Giving More To Charity, Wealthy Donating Less

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle...

Family Offices 101: How to Catch a Billionaire Client

David Drake | Posted 11.12.2014 | Money
David Drake

Older generations of the wealthy are more conservative and tend to preserve marital relationships. To retain or gain their business, service packages should address this value as part of building long-term trust in order to foster a fruitful relationship.

Prenuptial Agreements: The Ultimate Symbol of Love?

Justine Borer | Posted 10.22.2014 | Divorce
Justine Borer

Marriage is a profound and public proclamation of love and it is also a government-sanctioned economic partnership with attendant rights and responsibilities.

Get Rich With These 3 Tips

Heather Strang | Posted 08.03.2014 | Money
Heather Strang

As it so turns out, being rich isn't bad at all. In fact, I've discovered that true spiritual alignment means living one's soul's purpose and when you're truly living your soul's purpose you are rich -- like cash money rich.

Don't Ask Sheldon Adelson for a Job

Betty Liu | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Betty Liu

Recently, I went to visit casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson in Hangover City. I mean, Las Vegas. His folks invited us out to hear him speak at the Uni...

Even Millionaires Think The Rich Should Pay Higher Taxes

CNBC | Robert Frank | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business

CNBC: In the heated debate over inequality, the wealthy are usually portrayed as the cause rather than the solution. But CNBC's first-ever Milli...

Reasons Given for Economic Inequality Are Meritless

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Steve Siebold

Americans agree economic inequality has grown, but don't agree on why. That's according to a new Pew Research article that gives varying reasons. A closer look into what those polled on the issue said reveals these are more excuses rather than reasons.

Supreme Court Decision Favoring Rich Election Donors Is A 'Warning Bell' For Democracy

The Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact

This month’s Supreme Court campaign-finance ruling to further relax limits on how much Americans can give to political candidates should concern non...

Hard Work

Robert Slayton | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Robert Slayton

Do the rich "work hard"? Quite often, yes, they work very hard. But if that's the basis for apportioning wealth, what about the tens of millions of Americans who perform arduous labors every working day, yet earn middle class wages or worse?

3 Dozen Economists Say Inequality Is Hurting The Economy

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 12.18.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals. It's hurting the U.S. economy....

Rich People Aren't Makers, They Are Takers

Sean McElwee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Were the richest .01 percent to venture out and form their own society, the rest of us would not devolve into violent conflict; rather, without the expensive burden of the wealthy tapeworms siphoning our common wealth, we could begin to solve our problems.

The Minimum Wage Should Be Raised

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Lawrence Wittner

Raising the minimum wage would pump billions of dollars of consumer spending into the American economy. And unlike the vast government subsidies to businesses, this would be at no cost to taxpayers.

Paul Blumenthal

Super Rich To Gain Even More Influence In Congress?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Removing the limits on total campaign contributions by a single donor, a restriction now before the Supreme Court, would lead to a huge ...