Robert Frank is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and a leading authority on the American wealthy. He joined CNBC in May 2012 as a reporter and editor.
Prior to CNBC, Frank worked at The Wall Street Journal for 18 years, serving as a foreign correspondent in London and Singapore, and later covering Wall Street and corporate scandals. For eight years, he was the paper's Wealth Reporter, covering the lives, culture and economy of the new rich.
Frank is the author of two books: "Richistan," a New York Times best-seller, and "The High-Beta Rich," released in 2011. His blog, The Wealth Report, was named by Time magazine as one of America's most influential financial blogs.
Frank holds a bachelor's degree in literature from State University of New York at Binghamton. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.
Follow Robert Frank on Twitter
Ferraris accounted for 9 of the 10 most expensive cars this year, but weren't the biggest gainers in terms of price.
Wealthy wine fanatics are opting to buy U.S. vineyards rather than the traditional French and Italian wineries.
Minecraft founder Markus Persson is the ultimate bachelor. Now he's got the ultimate bachelor pad.
The Maldives is receiving a lot of attention from wealthy real-estate entrepreneurs, property investment firms told CNBC.
Mexico's image as an emerging-market star has taken a pounding in recent weeks but here's why investors shouldn't give up, says UBS's Jorge Mariscal.
Contrary to stereotypes, millennials are a savvy generation to which advisors would be wise to tailor marketing efforts.
Want to avoid taxes on Roth IRA conversions? Choose a "backdoor" Roth or wait for a life event to lower your bracket.