The tricky balance of marketing to the affluent

Sep 11, 2014
Spending is different for the wealthy, and that means getting them to spend is, too.

How the one percent make their money today

Sep 11, 2013
The gap between rich and poor in America is at its widest ever. But the way the rich make their money has changed.

The young and rich: 'Give away our wealth'

Mar 25, 2013
It may sound crazy, but a group of wealthy young people is giving their inheritance money away.

What Americans think about the rich

May 10, 2012
Contrary to all the talk of the 1 percent and the 99 percent, Gallup polls reveal that Americans might not be so weary of the rich after all.

Taxing the rich is good for the economy

Apr 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says increased tax revenue greases the wheels of economic growth

The 24-hour billionaire

One New York Times reporter recently received the best assignment ever: to play billionaire for a day. We chat about what his day was like, and what surprised him.
General view of Rolls Royce at the Rolls-Royce Hamptons Brunch Produced By Rand Luxury on July 23, 2011 in Watermill, New York. What would it be like to be a billionaire for a day, complete with a chauffeured Rolls Royce?
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Rand Luxury

Voices of Wealth and Poverty: Better than Most

Feb 29, 2012
Jean Cotis and Rob Wininger both earn in the top 25 percent. They reflect on their economic choices and reasons for income disparity in the U.S.

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Are the wealthy less ethical?

Feb 28, 2012
A new study finds that those who feel wealthy are often the least ethical -- more often cutting off other vehicles at four-way intersections and even stealing candy from children.

How net wealth widens the gap

Jan 19, 2012
When you look at net wealth instead of income, the gap between the 1 percent and the 99 grows exponentially.

Super-yacht super sale

Dec 22, 2011
In trying economic times, even the mega-wealthy downsize and bargain-shop.