Test scores and alumni donations play a role in helping wealthy students get into top colleges, but millionaire families tell CNBC extracurricular activities are more important than spending big on tutors or writing big checks to schools.
Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey.
The celebrity college-cheating scandal shows what people with money will do to get their kids into college. But for most affluent Americans, the No. 1 way to increase admissions odds is encouraging participation in extracurricular activities.
American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey.
CNBC's latest Millionaire Survey finds that America's wealthy remain confident in stocks and the economy even as trade wars persist and President Trump and the Federal Reserve spar over interest rates.
A majority of millionaires support Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposed tax on large wealth, according to the CNBC Millionaire survey.
As the Dow tanks and tech stocks enter a bear market, there is no end to panicky headlines about the stampede to cash and bonds. The truth is that wealthy investors have been in fixed income and cash since well before the recent volatility started.
Only 62 percent of Republican millionaires say they would vote to re-elect President Trump if the election were held today, the latest CNBC Millionaire Survey reveals.
Despite widespread fears that the new tax changes will hurt charitable giving, millionaires plan to give the same or more than last year, according to a new survey.
Millionaires claim they are bullish about the economy and their fortunes for 2019. But they also say political dysfunction and government debt are looming problems, according to the latest CNBC Millionaire Survey.
America's wealthy investors are increasing exposure to cash and other short-term investments, like money markets, as enthusiasm for US stocks hits the wall, according to a new CNBC Millionaire Survey.
If Facebook created a premium version of its social media platform that protected user data from advertisers, some millionaires would be willing to pay $15 a month or more, CNBC survey reveals.
Wealthy Republicans are falling into line with President Trump when it comes to having a negative view of Amazon, while millionaire Democrats express more favorable views of the Jeff Bezos-led company.
Some assumed the GOP tax cuts would help the economy because Americans would spend their windfall, driving up consumption and boosting job growth.
The CNBC Millionaire Survey finds less than half of America's millionaires think the economy will be stronger at the end of 2018 than it is today. The wealthy investor outlook on the S&P 500 index also has weakened significantly.
Market keeps going up, tax cuts are coming, but the rich won't spend more on gifts this year, according to CNBC Millionaire Survey.
Half of American millionaires said their taxes will stay the same in 2018, according to the CNBC Millionaire survey.
The forecasts are the most bearish for stocks since CNBC started its Millionaire Survey in 2014.
CNBC's Robert Frank reveals the results of CNBC's survey on how the wealthy view the economy, markets and politics.
President Donald Trump is losing some of his support among millionaires, who increasingly worry about government dysfunction.
The years since Joe Biden left the vice presidency in 2017 fattened his wallet before his run in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.
A rare pair of Nike "Moon Shoes" could fetch as much as $160,000 in an auction held by Sotheby's, which also features Marty McFly's famous self-tying sneakers.
Once model savers, millennials are falling into the credit card debt trap. Financial education should be embedded in education from grade school through college. Young people need to understand debt; its benefits, its traps and how best to use it.
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