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While not a record for self-financed campaigns, the $90 million former pro wrestling executive Linda McMahon spent on her two failed Senate bids could have bought her plenty of luxury.
Wealthy candidates are hoping they don't see a repeat of 2010, when millionaire office-seekers were roundly defeated.
See who has been turned away from some of the region's most upscale digs.
A dangling crane, blown by Superstorm Sandy, may even improve sales at a high-priced condo tower overlooking Central Park.
The United States added more than 1,000 millionaires a day under the Obama administration.
Asset protection isn't only for the well-off. Anyone with a nice home and a couple of cars should consider taking a few simple steps.
Companies have given millions to the Sandy cause. But so far, big charity checks from the rich remain scarce.
The owner of a private bridge in Michigan is spending millions to block a new government-funded bridge nearby. When do the wealthy have too much political influence?
As China’s economy slows, shoppers are slowly overcoming the stigma of wearing“pre-owned” luxury goods.
The wealthier the Californian, a study of tax data says, the less likely he or she is to move to avoid taxes aimed at the rich.
The Star Wars creator's wealth will soar to more than $5.2 billion after Disney purchases Lucasfilms.
One57, a luxury apartment building in Manhattan that has grabbed headlines for its use of controversial tax breaks, is now being closely watched by emergency teams, as a crane, apparently knocked loose by Hurricane Sandy, dangled from its topmost floor.
New data reveal a staggering increase in billionaires’ wealth as a percentage of national income in India to a whopping 22 percent in 2008.
Rumors were that plans for the former Apple CEO's boat had been shelved during Jobs's illness. But the yacht has just had its posthumous launch in the Netherlands.
A new study from Bank of America found that 95 percent of American millionaires gave to charity in 2011, with almost as many giving time as well as money.
America's richest citizens are feeling optimistic about the economy, especially the future returns in technology, energy, and health care.
Spending by the super-rich has largely recovered in areas like art, wine, super cars and mansions. But new orders for yachts over 130 feet are down by half since 2008.
CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.
A study of college freshman shows that 86 percent want to be financially well-off -- up more than 10 percent from last year.
As Asia Slows, Luxury Watchmakers Count on Elite Buyers