Wealth

Why You're Not a Millionaire

If you're not a millionaire yet, here are some of the issues that may be holding you back.<p>Having $1 million in the bank might sound impossible, but …

Retirement

The US added 400,000 millionaire households in 2016

Thank the improving economy or the housing market or both. We’ve set a new record for millionaire households over the last year.<p>CNBC:<p>"The number of millionaire households in America increased by 400,000 in 2016, reaching a new record of 10.8 million, according to a new study."Since the 2008 …

6 Investing Tools for First-Time Investors

Personal Finance

Update your will or lose this £70,000 inheritance tax perk

Individuals need to check their wills to avoid missing out on £70,000 of new inheritance tax breaks.<p>The introduction of the new residence nil rate band, or the family home allowance, means many wills are out of date – and people will not benefit from the new tax break. The residence nil rate band …

Budgeting

Amancio Ortega Now World's Third-Richest Person As Net Worth Soars $1.2 Billion

For Europe’s wealthiest man, retailing kingpin Amancio Ortega, the dawn of springtime has brought good fortune. The octogenarian Spaniard has officially reclaimed his spot as the world’s third-richest person.<p>On February 17, when rankings for the 2017 <i>Forbes Billionaires</i>list were finalized, Ortega’s …

Business

What is Cristiano Ronaldo's net worth and how much does the Real Madrid star earn?

The Portugal captain signed a new a deal with the European champions late last year and boasts a number of sponsorships and business ventures<p>Cristiano Ronaldo won Euro 2016, the Champions League and the Ballon d'Or in 2016 and took the opportunity to cash in on what may be the final major peak of …

Real Madrid

New Study Shows There Are More Millionaires Than Ever

There are more American millionaires now than there were before the 2008 recession.<p>Achieving millionaire status seems like a dream, but for many U.S. households, it’s a reality.<p>Spectrum Group’s <i>Market Insights Report</i> discovered that 2016 marked the highest number of households in the U.S. to have a …

Anthony Bourdain’s Wealth Management Strategy Is Downright Zen-Like

Anthony Bourdain wants to think as little about money as possible, and his wealth management strategy might just help you stop obsessing …

Anthony Bourdain

Drake, Nicki Minaj, Eminem Net Worth 2017: How Rich Are Your Favorite Rappers?

When it comes to hip-hop, bragging about your riches is a part of the game. In 50 Cent’s “I Get Money,” the rapper famously said, “I took quarter …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Wealth and income are two different things

The March 8 news article “Wealth redistribution and the ACA” confused wealth and income. Wealth is about the net value of assets; it is about who owns what and is measured at a particular moment: “On Jan. 1, how much was he worth?” Wealth distribution concerns questions such as “What percentage of …

Opinion

9 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 <i>pages a day.</i><p>Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day …

Warren Buffett

It’s hard to be rich: Woe to the hypothetical $500,000 earners struggling to save $7,000

Mythical lawyers tucking away $36K for retirement and taking 3 vacations a year just can't escape the rat race<p>For millions of Americans, the day-to-day grind is a struggle. I am talking, of course, about those in the upper income bracket who earn more more than roughly four-fifths of the rest of …

Lifestyle

You may be upper class and not even know it -- Here's how much you have to earn to qualify

The median income of American households decreased significantly from 1999 to 2014 across the lower, middle and upper classes, according to Pew …

Middle-class

6 steps to get 'super rich,' from a man who went from broke to millions

"What I have created financially in my life is very simple," says Grant Cardone.

Money

Ultra-rich are sorry that Obamacare is still law of the land

People in the 400 highest-income households are gnashing their teeth today. If the repeal of Obamacare hadn't stalled, they stood to get tax cuts of …

ObamaCare

Why do so many pros go broke?

A former Steeler and a recent LSU Tiger talk about why it’s critical to prepare before one’s playing career is over<p>Lewis Neal and Russell Davis are …

Sports

Even The 'Poor' Can Retire: Financial Advisors' Daily Digest

No matter one’s income, it is within everyone’s power to ameliorate his financial condition.<p>Charlie Bilello: Who’s afraid of a 1% decline in …

Retirement

Meet the top 10 billionaires of India

Meet the top 10 billionaires of India<p>The good folks at Forbes have released their annual list of the world’s wealthiest billionaires. You probably …

5 Reasons Stealth Wealth Is the Best Wealth

Some people who have a lot of money like to show it off. They buy large houses, expensive cars, and all the toys you can imagine. But others keep …

Money

8 pieces of money advice you can't afford to ignore

Planning to get your finances in order this year? Start with these top tips<p>There's so much financial advice out there that it's near impossible to …

Personal Finance

Meet The Billionaires Behind The Top 100 Brands Of 2017

Together they reap riches of more than $1.1 trillion, thanks to you and your favorite brands.<p>Laurene Powell Jobs (R), widow of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, is one of the wealthiest women in the world with $20 billion from top brands Apple and Disney. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)<p>Reach into …

Steve Jobs

'Cash Me Outside' Girl's Set To Be A Millionaire, So Rethink Your Life Goals

Remember when we found out how much money Danielle Bregoli makes on the reg?<p>Ah, yes. It was the dismal moment a few weeks ago when we collectively …

5 of the biggest investment mistakes to avoid

Investing smart is not easy. This article outlines five of the biggest mistakes you can avoid while investing.<p>We're all wired to think we're making …

Retirement

Vijay Shekhar Sharma is India’s youngest billionaire

Vijay Shekhar Sharma is India’s youngest billionaire<p>Photo: Adil Hasan<p>India’s billionaires have had a great year so far. But none have had a better …

People Are Outraged Over This Budget About How to 'Scrape by' on $500,000 a Year

A blog post from the personal finance website Financial Samurai is getting a lot of heat for trying to make readers sympathize with couples who …

Big Phishers, Billionaires and Political Athletes

Unofficially, today is (my) last day of winter; officially, it's the end of the workweek. Finish both strong with our filibuster-proof morning train reads:<p>"Bro, I’m Going Rogue": The Wall Street Informant Who Double-Crossed the FBI -- Guy Gentile flipped, and flipped again. (Bloomberg …

Financial Advisers Put Faith in Religion-Based Investing

More advisers help clients coordinate their financial and spiritual lives<p>Want to organize your financial life in a way that is consistent with your faith?<p>A growing number of financial advisers and firms are helping clients do just that.<p>Some focus mainly on constructing investment portfolios that …

Wall Street

What Is Mama June's Net Worth? Find out How Much the Star is Worth!

<b>Mama June</b> has a high <b>net worth</b>!<p>The 37-year-old matriarch of the Thompson family is doing well for herself. In addition to starring in her own reality …

Lifestyle

What is Neymar's net worth and how much does the Barcelona star earn?

The Brazilian landed a lucrative salary package at Camp Nou and, still just 25, could surpass the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo<p>Neymar might not have even touched the halfway point in his footballing career but is already among the best-paid and most marketable athletes on the …

Real Madrid

The Best Investing Advice I've Ever Heard

Learn from my mistakes, and invest better with this great advice.<p>When I started investing, I made some pretty serious mistakes, and I lost almost all …

Investing