Toronto was the hottest luxury property market in 2014, bucking a slowing trend in the world's top property hubs, according to Christie's real estate branch.» Read More
A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.
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 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.
Following an unconfirmed report that upscale retailer Coach is exploring a sale of itself, the company's shares rose in early trade.
Dennis Tito, who paid a reported $20 million for a ride on a Russian spacecraft, is said to be backing a privately funded, possibly manned, shot at Mars.
For $75,000, this matchmaker will help high-flying executives find the match that meets their every demand and handles it discreetly.
Marriage confers the benefits of division of labor and economies of scale on everything from washing machines to health insurance. But it's not just about living under the same roof.
In London, surprisingly robust sales of Lamborghinis and Ferraris depend on mass-market techniques as the super-rich spend less freely.
The modern income tax system has been called a lot of things, and now it also can be called a centenarian. The current tax system was formalized 100 years ago this month, when the 16th Amendment was ratified. Here's a celebration of quotes about the taxman.
Click on to see the priciest motorcycles, with values starting in the low six figures and going up to a million dollar machine.
Relying on the wealthiest taxpayers can turn into budget turmoil when the market slides, according to analysts.
Sellers at high-end Manhattan apartment buildings have been forced to reduce their prices after buyers balked at the high monthly payments.
The Hamptons real-estate market has not only recovered -- it’s soaring past its pre-crisis peaks.
More companies are popping up to help the vast majority of people who have at most several hundred thousand dollars to invest when they retire.
From Beverly Hills mansion to beach house to penthouse, these are the most expensive rentals on the market.
A new Pew Research survey finds that the debate over the wealth gap has calmed slightly, despite a divisive election.
Rich Chinese are buying bicycles that cost more than the average citizen makes in three years, motivated by nostalgia for the days when two wheels were the primary means of transport.
Two brothers from Texas who own some 431 square miles of Montana ranch land don't break into the top 30 landowners in America.
How much will the fiscal cliff impact you, and how can you minimize damage to your finances? Here are questions financial advisers are sifting through with clients.
A new study says there are 2,725 women in China worth $30 million or more. They are a huge market for luxury marketers — provided the luxury companies predict their desires accurately.
Americans worry they will outlive their retirement savings; here are four ways to fortify a nest egg before retirement.
It's reasonable to want to help adult children financially, but doing so can endanger your own retirement, say advisors.
The oldest boomers turn 69 this year, yet many are still working and have no plans to retire.