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Billionaire wealth tops $7 trillion
Billionaires around the world saw their wealth increase by double digits in 2014.
Best place to retire overseas
Whether you prefer mountains, beaches or cities, there's an ideal retirement haven for you abroad.
A handbag for the price of a house
For the rich, luxury often comes in the form of a winning bid for a rare item, such as a diamond-encrusted Birkin handbag.
Wealth gap worsening?
A new survey suggests that businesses need to get involved in lifting more of the middle class into prosperity.
They’re auctioning off what?
You won't believe the history behind an item experts expect to fetch upwards of $60,000.
Best industry for millionaires
If you want to be rich, it helps to know where you have the best shot at earning your millions.
Cure a vacation-spending hangover
If your biggest vacation reminder is a pile of bills, it's time to revisit your financial priorities.
Retire and travel the world
For some adventurous retirees, "home" is a state of mind.
Robin Williams’ estate plan
Trusts can ensure privacy and signify intent, but only if they are carefully drafted.
How to afford early retirement
You may be dreaming of escaping the 9-to-5, but be sure your finances can last 40 years or more.
How to keep the family fortune
The reason so many families suffer a reversal of fortune isn't because of the money itself.
How high will this Ferrari go?
A California auction this month could be the site of collector-car history.
Where to meet the rich
Your chances of mingling with millionaires are greater if you spend time in these cities.
How to quit your day job
The journey to the career of your dreams can begin with a few small steps.
Do heirs lose if charity wins?
For the rich and philanthropic, it can be a challenge to bypass potential family heirs.
The rich won’t retire
Those who don't need the money are often the ones who want to keep working in retirement.