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According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Bill Gates confessed to searching for the estimated value of his 50,000-square-foot mansion on Zillow.com. Gates generally likes the online real estate site, which launched with the help of some former Microsoft execs. But he says Zillow's "algorithms for figuring out prices don't scale very well to the low end or the very high end."
As part of CNBC's "Rich and Richer" day, I contributed a piece on something called "Couture-Ready Real Estate." Ok, that's the fancy-brand ballyhoo that the PR rep invented; what it means is simply that you buy a huge stone mansion that is supremely lovely on the outside. Inside, it has every electrical outlet and air vent and steel beam and plumbing drain in place, but literally nothing else.
Charles Schwab's model in the new low-fee 401(k) environment is to move to index fees, and hope customers will pay to take their advice.
CNBC's Robert Frank takes you inside one of the world's most expensive apartments in the "Million Dollar Minute."
CNBC's Rick Santelli throws papers and storms off after a heated discussion about taxes with Steve Liesman.
Henri Barguirdjian, Graff Holdings CEO, explains why some wealthy investors are acquiring hard assets, such as diamonds, to add to their portfolios.
Many high-income earners are taking steps to sell assets before the end of the year in order to avoid potential tax increases in 2013, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Jordan Hansell, Chairman & CEO of NetJets, discusses the decision to update his company's fleet and order 670 planes worth $17.6 billion over the next ten years.
Steve Cohen is often listed as one of the top five art collectors in the world, with CNBC's Robert Frank and Kate Kelly.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest details on the manhunt for John McAfee.
Garrett Gruener, Ask.com founder, explains why he believes tax levels should be raised on wealthy Americans.
CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how going over the fiscal cliff would impact taxes for everyone from the middle class to the very wealthy.
Jeff Gural, Newmark Knight Frank chairman, explains how raising taxes on the wealthy will improve the nation's fiscal strength.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on increasing the marginal income tax rates.
Does your portfolio deserve a little more luxury? Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, and Edward Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst, weigh in with the play on Coach.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the top new toy for wealthy sportsman could be the "Quadski"; a quad bike that converts to a jet ski without stopping.
What will move markets tomorrow, with Mark Matson, Matson Money; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale; and Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo.
Erin Lash, Morningstar, and Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak, discuss the direction of food prices.
Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings Chairman, says he is not buying U.S. stocks; he sees problems ahead in 2013-2014.
Discussing whether earnings will surprise investors, with Jeff Sica, Sica Wealth Management, and Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds; and CNBC's Rick Santelli & Jeff Cox.
Studies are revealing exponential growth rates for many advisory firms offering more personalized services.
Picking an advisor is key for business owners. A misstep can be the difference between reaching financial goals and falling short.
Serving younger clients now isn't likely to make or break your practice short-term, but it will spark profits down the road.