According to a study by U.S. Trust, 86 percent of high net-worth Americans said giving back to society is an important part
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan recently made headlines for their $25 million donation to the Centers
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.
After so many stories about how the wealthy hide their assets, it's refreshing to find that we actually know exactly where
That one way? We're really, really good at creating really, really rich people -- like, $50 million-plus rich. Just ignore
So what can one do to curb his or her sense of entitlement? Piff found that introducing a series of questions priming some
Much of the debate over taxing the wealthy focuses on taxing giant salaries. But a new study from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center found that the real money for the wealthy is made from investments and business income—not compensation.
CNBC: "When we think about small business owners, these are 24-7 people and they can be working harder than you or me," said
In fact, any period of protracted economic growth was synchronous with high tax rates on the wealthiest. Source: Visual Economics
For Obama's part, he has also taken positions that align with the industry-specific priorities of his biggest donors. There
Until Congress summons the courage to pass this Act, you need to heed the lessons you can learn from this experience of the DeBerrys.
Millionaires aren't the only ones feeling risk-averse. Ever since the global economic slowdown took hold, companies have
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
The study adds to a growing body of evidence that indicates that the rich tend to be less sensitive than others. The mere
The top 1% should realize that it's actually in their own interests to take care of the bottom 99%.
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.
The survey respondents are also less sanguine when it comes to their own investment portfolios, with pessimism on that score
That could be because many of the survey respondents' views are at odds with those of the protesters. Nearly 45 percent of
Yet the study claims the rich don't always use their money and above-average contact with government officials in their own
Though rich parents might encourage their children to help those less fortunate than they are, the gap between themselves