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A how-to guide from the ultra-rich: What to tell your kids about money

I called up a successful friend recently to ask him how he speaks to his family about the $500 million, private jet, three homes and assorted other goodies they will inherit someday. He is getting on in age, has worked hard and is proud of the fortune he has scratched out through risk, smarts and …

DuPont

Are the Super-Rich Really Ruining the World’s Great Cities?

Every time I have visited London over the past several years, I invariably hear the same story from my taxi driver. As we drive past Hyde Park on the way to or from the airport, he will say, “You see that building?” nodding towards a modern glass tower next to the Mandarin Oriental hotel. “Some of …

The ultra-rich are hiding way more money overseas than anyone realized

It was the most consequential leak in the history of the offshore world, providing journalists and the public an unparalleled view into a notoriously shadowy industry that shuttles secret wealth around the globe.<p>In 2007, an engineer extracted detailed records on the hidden wealth of more than …

Corruption

A Multimillionaire Reveals the Best Thing About Being Crazy-Rich

Let's say you were handed $8 million today, no strings attached. What would you most look forward to about being rich? Buying a nice house or car? …

Fyre Festival Debacle Shows How Reaching The Super Rich Isn’t Easy

Online clubs, social networks, concierge services and contrived events designed to attract the Super Rich pop up regularly, mainly designed to …

Fyre Festival

There's a huge shift in the way the richest people in Britain accumulate wealth

When the Sunday Times Rich List, which ranks the 1,000 richest people in Britain, first began in 1989, it was dominated by aristocratic or inherited wealth. Basically fortunes that were just passed down to each generation.<p>However, a study of the The Sunday Times Rich List data, which will be …

J K Rowling

Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time Kindle Edition

<b>The bestselling business classic on the power of relationships, updated with in-depth advice for making connections in the digital world.</b> <br>Do you want …

Big Game Hunting: Networking with Billionaires, Executives and Celebrities Kindle Edition

Billionaire investor Charlie Munger believes the easiest way to solve problems is to look at the problem in reverse. So instead of asking you how do …

Cleaner found guilty of stealing Russian billionaire's £330,000 luxury watches spared jail because of his wealth, court hears

The cleaner of a Russian billionaire who stole £330,000 worth of luxury watches from his Kensington home has been spared jail because of her employee’s immense wealth, a court has heard.<p>Charisse Montes, 32, stole eight Hublot and Rolex watches worth between £25,000 and £65,000 each from Timur …

Crime

'Silicon Valley,' 'Billions' offer new view of the super-rich

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Silicon Valley" is about a lot of things, including the odd collision of social awkwardness, big business and even bigger money in the high-tech world. Yet like another pay-cable series, Showtime's "Billions," the HBO comedy offers a more nuanced of the super-rich than TV often has in the …

Silicon Valley

When the super-rich divorce, gloves come off

<b>HARARE -</b> The divorce industry in Zimbabwe is worth millions a year and mega-bucks settlements abound.<p>And when stay-at-home mum Sibusisiwe Melody …

Constantino Chiwenga

Where The Wealthiest Live: Cities With The Most Billionaires

It’s official: There are more billionaires than ever spread across the globe: This year’s FORBES list of the 2,043 richest spans six continents, 71 countries and territories and hundreds of cities.<p>You’re most likely to have a 10-digit neighbor if you live in the United States, China or India, but …

Emerging Markets

The Black Billionaires 2017

Of the 2,043 people who made it to the 2017 FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires, 10 of them are black, down from 12 a year ago.<p>Nigerian cement tycoon Aliko Dangote is still the richest black person in the world, with a fortune estimated at $12.2 billion. He is followed by Saudi-Ethiopian …

Emerging Markets

£220,000: the price super-rich will pay to keep their privacy

Call for greater transparency as wealthy foreigners fork out to avoid registering London properties<p>More than 200 wealthy foreigners are choosing to pay £218,200 a year in tax rather than declare which of London’s £20m-plus mega-mansions they own.<p>The government introduced a special annual tax on …

The 30 richest people on earth

That's according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which recently relaunched and expanded online to include 500 billionaires across the globe. The ranking updates daily to provide up-to-the-minute data on the world's wealthiest men and women. You can read about the ranking's full methodology …

L'Oréal

The 14 most important cities in the world for the globe-trotting super rich

Luxury estate agent Knight Frank and Wealth-X, the research firm that concentrates on high net worth individuals, just released their comprehensive annual report on where they're buying property and how much it costs them.<p>They concentrate on ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UNHWI), those with over …

Hong Kong

Number of super-rich set to rise by 43pc in the next decade

The number of people worth more than $30m is set to rise by 43pc in the next decade as Asian individuals become wealthier faster than people in other parts of the world.<p>There were 193,490 ultra high net worth individuals, classed as people whose assets are worth more than $30m, in 2016, according …

Housing

Mumbai is India's richest city with 28 billionaires

The total wealth of Mumbai's billionaires and millionaires is $820 billion, according to a report.<p>Mumbai is the richest Indian city with a total …

What It Takes To Work For The Super Rich

Naples, Florida, is a hideaway for the super-rich looking to escape the frigid winters of the north for sunnier southern climbs.<p>In Southwest Florida, you’ll find miles of tranquil beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, top-of-the-line golf courses, and giant mansions with sprawling properties.<p>Got a …

Real Estate

Palm Beach confidential: inside Trump's super-rich south Florida social set

How the 1% lives in the town now dominated by Trump’s lair Mar-a-Lago, where glitzy parties and rounds of golf can lead to business deals and ambassadorships<p>As Donald Trump was hosting a controversial open-air situation room with the Japanese prime minister last Saturday night at Mar-a-Lago, his …

Frank Sinatra's open letter to George Michael is a good pep talk for us all

"Loosen up. Swing, man."<p>Frank Sinatra had some very Frank Sinatra-like advice for a young George Michael, who had complained about fame in a 1990 …

5 ways billionaires maximize their time

Time is a commodity. Many would argue that it's the world's most valuable commodity. But there are a lot of misconceptions about time.<p>One of the biggest misconceptions is that you can somehow save time. But the truth is, you can only spend it. There is no way to get it back once it's gone, and you …

Time Management

North America is going to get a new billionaire every 6 days

North America can expect to mint a new billionaire every six days for the next five years.<p>That's according to Credit Suisse's 2016 global wealth report, which charts the number of millionaires and billionaires around the world, and forecasts trends in global wealth.<p>North America leads the world in …

Demographics

America's super-rich move around the country far less than everyone else

When hedge-fund magnate David Tepper announced he was moving from New Jersey to Florida, the state estimated that it could face millions of dollars in lost taxes, putting New Jersey's revenue base and budget at risk. Indeed, income tax rates vary considerably across states, from zero in places like …

Demographics

The wealthiest Americans have a new attitude about homebuying -- and it's led to a crisis in the luxury market

Courtesy of John Aaroe GroupA home that’s on the market for $135 million in Beverly Hills.<p>Before Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, and Realtor.com, someone …

World's Richest People Add $35 Billion in Wealth After Monday's Market Surge

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

IT

Gray Hair Helps When Trying To Reach The Ranks Of The Super Rich

Forget Mark Zuckerberg or Evan Spiegel, famous tech tycoons who made their fortunes in their twenties. More typically, it takes time and plenty of gray hair to strike it rich. Perhaps then it’s not shocking to discover that the average age of a Forbes 400 member is 67 and that 291, or nearly …

Demographics

Indonesia's Mega Rich Can Relax

Wealthy Indonesians are panicking, and the government is indignant on their behalf. Both should relax a little.<p>Many rich Indonesians have offshore …

Asia

Three Operational Necessities For An Extremely Successful High-Net-Worth Wealth Management Practice

The wealth management model has repeatedly been shown to be the most profitable business model for financial advisors. Generally speaking, investment advisors that convert to a well-managed wealth management practice can increase their incomes by 40 percent or more without adding any new …

Retirement