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 @robtfrank.
Painted by one of the world's most famous street artists, the trailer was home first to an itinerant British couple and then their growing family.
A Silicon Valley-based recycling company is looking for a lady who dropped off a rare Apple computer, so it can give her $100,000.
The California property that once served as Michael Jackson's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million.
It looks like Mozart's hair is worth more than Beethoven's.
Constant talk of rising rates has left investors complacent about real warning signs the bond market is getting riskier.
Mistakes retirees make in claiming Social Security include taking benefits too soon and deferring tax deferrals.
Reverse mortgages can help turn home equity into cash but carries risks, depending on health and financial stability.