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For most Americans, the tax increases passed in January 2013 look like ancient history. But for the wealthy, the bill for those changes is now coming due.
The Fleur de Lys, the Westside mansion that recently sold for a Southern California record-breaking price of $102 million, is on the market for long-term lease at $400,000 a month, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
Wealthy sunseekers looking for a holiday home will head to New York next month for the auction of the Bahamas' largest private island.
The 650S is the starter McLaren, priced at around $280,000—about a quarter of the price of its flagship P1 model.
A new study finds that the richer you are, the more likely you are to support paying higher tax rates.
A look at some tech billionaire's wealth offers a lesson in tech stock volatility.
A change in New York's estate tax contains a hidden wrinkle that could leave some multimillionaires with a much bigger surprise tax upon their death.
China's rich have acquired many of the tastes of the Western rich, but Bill Gates says they haven't embraced one of the most important: philanthropy.
It can be tough being a rich kid in Aspen. You have to know when to show off your wealth and when to keep it under wraps, according to a story in aspenjournalism.org.
It's a perfect storm and everyone is buying, says Fredrik Eklund, Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York" star, discussing Manhattan's soaring luxury real estate market.
How do you know when you're rich? According to a survey, most people reckon it is when you are worth over £10 million ($17 million).
The average sales price for apartments in New York City jumped 15 percent in the first quarter to $1,773,523, putting the average price per square foot at $1,363.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the income gap among the wealthy.
Although there's lots of noise about the growing wealth gap between the rich and the poor, that isn't the fastest-growing wealth gap in America.
London is the European city the world's billionaires like to call home, according to research published by Beauchamp Estates and Dataloft.
Contrary to their austere image, millennials are a fairly wealthy generation, accounting for a quarter of America's millionaires, and they like their luxury.
According to a report, the U.K. was the number one destination for migrating millionaires over the past decade.
Luxury home-buying in the Caribbean is bouncing back this year, with real estate agents citing the improved economic picture in the U.K. and U.S.
A new paper looks at the "hand-to-mouth" wealthy, and says there are 70 million such households in the U.S. This suggests that wealth today is far more precarious than many think.
A new study says the wealthy are fleeing New Jersey for lower-tax states like Florida and Pennsylvania.
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With the Fed paring back bond-buying, retirees are bracing for volatility, but financial advisors are not too concerned.
Retirees advise young people to start saving for retirement as early as possible to max out compounded-interest gains.
Hobbyists frustrated with markets and able to hold investments for years are turning to tangible assets, such as stamps.