Wealth & Poverty - Most Commented
Jan 8, 2014
Silicon Valley's embrace of failure as a step toward success can be confusing -- especially if you're the venture capitalist that put up the money.
Jan 7, 2014
Fifteen percent of Americans live in poverty. That official rate hasn't dropped much since 1964.
Jan 7, 2014
FailCon is an annual event in San Francisco for the Silicon Valley crowd, who've taken to heart the notion that failing teaches us how to get it right the next time.
Dec 26, 2013
If you give $1,000 to charity, that reduces your taxable income by $1,000, because there’s less for the government to tax.
Dec 25, 2013
Mansion owners can spend five figures on Christmas decorations and gifts, without asking, "How much?"
Dec 24, 2013
Long-term unemployment has not been this high for this long since World War II.
Dec 23, 2013
Holiday retail hiring is strong this year, but the vast majority of those jobs will disappear in the New Year.
Dec 13, 2013
Unless Congress acts, struggling homeowners who seek relief could face an unexpected tax bill.
Dec 12, 2013
Recognition and peer pressure can motivate some. But donors -- and fundraisers -- say most people don't give millions unless they really care about the cause.
Dec 11, 2013
Warren Buffett's son Peter and his wife Jennifer wife talk about their ideas on philanthropy.