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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.