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  • Prices Rising for Cape Cod Mansions     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:54 PM ET

    Billionaire Bill Koch is selling his Cape Cod mansion for $15 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Charitable Giving Rises, Despite Higher Taxes Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 2:59 PM ET
    Free Arts NYC's 12th annual art auction benefit at Chelsea Art Museum in New York.

    The annual Giving USA report shows charitable giving rose 3.5 percent last year to a record high. However, when adjusted for inflation, the 2012 total is still well below the 2007 giving total.

  • Despite Fed, Cost of Consumer Borrowing Could Rise Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    The Fed will keep the federal funds rate unchanged, but that doesn't mean consumers will get the same rates on credit cards, student loans, mortgages and other financial products.

  • Why Russia's Richest Man Believes in Apple     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Alisher Usmanov, founder of USM Holdings, tells CNBC that those who have sold down positions in Apple either have short money or are limited in waiting for the company's maturity.

  • King Gives Up Royal Yacht, but Donors Want It Back Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:18 AM ET

    Juan Carlos of Spain wants to turn over his 136-foot yacht to the government "for austerity reasons." But it wasn't the government who gave it to him.

  • Burberry Profit Rises 14% Helped by China Demand Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    British luxury group Burberry posted a 14 percent rise in full-year pretax profit and said profit for the first half of its new fiscal year would be below last year's as it reduces its wholesale business in favor of retail markets.

  • Wealthy Pour More Money Into Vineyards Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:56 AM ET

    The world's wealthy are pouring more of their fortunes into prime vineyards, and brokers say demand is rising for raw acreage as well, prompting Christie's to start a new real estate service.

  • Why the IRS Is Taking a Close Look at the Wealthy Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:01 PM ET

    News that the Internal Revenue Service scrutinized conservative political groups has put the spotlight on another IRS target: the wealthy.

  • Not So Great Gatsby for F. Scott Fitzgerald Friday, 3 May 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald didn't get much for film payments Here's what he got in 1926.

  • How to Give Disaster Aid Without Giving Headaches Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    The impulse to help after a disaster is natural, whether it's the Bangladesh accident or the Boston attacks. But giving true help is tricky.

  • Hermes Profit Beats on Ready-to-Wear Fashion Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 4:01 AM ET
    Views of the Hermes luxury goods shop on New Bond Street.

    French luxury goods maker Hermes posted first-quarter sales ahead of forecasts, driven by strong demand for its silks, accessories and ready-to-wear.

  • At $14 Million, Diamond Is Investor's Best Friend Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:17 PM ET

    A nearly 75 carat diamond's sale at Sotheby's offers further evidence of the roaring bull market in hard assets.

  • Top 10 Hedge Fund Titans Haul in Big Paychecks Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management

    Several hedge fund leaders who had giant paydays last year earned their riches the old-fashioned way: by posting big returns on their investments. The New York Times reports.

  • Businesses to IRS: Change Forgotten Obamacare Tax Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    Businesses and wealthy owners of estates ask the IRS for changes to a 3.8 percent tax on investment income to fund Obamacare.

  • Ocappi, an online diamond company launching Wednesday, aims to equip men with multiple rings to choose from. Each ring will require a $75 deposit and must be returned within five days.

  • How to Make Americans Really Save for Retirement Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.

  • Five College Financial Aid Pitfalls to Avoid Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    From early withdrawals from 401(k) accounts to how you handle gifts from Grandma, here are five pitfalls to avoid while applying for college financial aid.

  • NY Governor Latest to Seek Balance by Taxing Rich Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 9:39 AM ET
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

    A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.

  • Who's Spending? The Rich—Of Course Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    Rich people are picking up the slack in spending, with the rest from those working in an economy of under-the-table cash payments.

  • Jumbo Mortgages Return: Should You Be Worried? Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 1:07 AM ET

    Jumbo loans are returning to the mortgage market after almost disappearing entirely in the wake of the credit crisis of 2008 and the real estate meltdown.

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  • A reporter and editor, Robert Frank is a leading authority on the American wealthy for CNBC.

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