iOS app Android app

Rich Americans

Who Stops Paying Social Security Taxes After Today?

Teresa Ghilarducci | Posted 03.03.2014 | Money
Teresa Ghilarducci

Take a guess; how many Americans earn $50 million or more per year? Answer: 199 earn a wage or salary of over $50 million a year which turns out to be about $117,000 daily. Why are these fellow Americans interesting?

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...

Jillian Berman

Why Wealthy Americans' Cash Hoarding Is Everyone's Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

America's wealthiest households are increasingly squirreling away their cash, according to two recently published reports, in a trend that could pose ...

Rich People Are Chemically Different That Poor People

Quartz | Christopher Mims | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

Quartz: “Tell me what kinds of toxins are in your body, and I’ll tell you how much you’re worth,” could be the new motto of doctors everywh...

Study Reveals How Wealthy Americans Are Controlling The Political Debate

Posted 03.26.2013 | Business

The wealthiest Americans in the country have disproportionate influence over our nation's leaders. That wouldn't be such a big problem, if only they w...

How Rich 'Moochers' Hurt America

Salon | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

These excessive private taxes or rents are costs on productive enterprise that can be as crippling as excessive public taxation. In American politi...

10 Things Billionaires Don't Want You To Know

Linda McQuaig | Posted 07.30.2012 | Books
Linda McQuaig

If today's rich have shown unusual talent, it's mostly been a talent for rigging the rules in their own favor. So let's take a quick look at ten billionaires and some things they probably don't want you to know about them.

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...

More Rich Americans Renounce U.S. Citizenship over Taxes

DailyFinance | JONATHAN BERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As many as 743 people with American citizenship or legal resident status renounced their U.S. citizenship in 2009 -- three times as many as in 2008 --...

Rich Americans Scrambling O

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - A deal with Switzerland settling U.S. demands for the names of suspected tax dodgers from...

McCain: Americans Making $200,000 Are 'Not Rich'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Writing in Avenue, "a glossy, lifestyle magazine that chronicles the lives of Manhattan's affluent and socially powerful," CNBC's Maria Bartiromo warn...