All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘wealth’

Scott Disick Flaunts His Money: Where Does It Come From?

Scott Disick recently appeared in a short feature for E! where he outlined “6 Tips to Live Like a Lord”. The joke is that Disick himself is often referred to — usually by Scott Disick — as “Lord Disick”. This started when he was actually bought the faux title of “Lord” while on a trip to England in Season 7 …

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Mike Huckabee, Hillary Clinton: Can They Relate?

Hillary Clinton, who many presume will eventually step forward and tell the rest of us that she is running for president, has caught some flack lately for her handling of questions about her wealth. Hillary has said that, when she and Bill Clinton left the White House, they were broke. “We came out of the White House not only dead …

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Paige Laurie Dubbert, Wal-Mart Heiress, Divorcing

Wal-Mart heiress Paige Laurie Dubbert has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly six years, Patrick Bode Dubbert. Laurie, who plans to have her name restored to Elizabeth Paige Laurie, has cited irreconcilable differences. Paige Laurie is the daughter of Nancy Walton Laurie, who is the youngest daughter of Bud Walton, the brother and business partner of Wal-Mart founder …

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The One Percent: They’re Not Who We Thought

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Mark Twain Ever since the #occupy movement kicked off, the term “the one percent” has been a household phrase. Everyone knows what it means, right? It’s those richest of the rich, with their Park Avenue homes, super-exorbitant salaries, and low-paid minions beneath them, suffering while the boss sits …

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American Wealth Still Down Since the Recession, Shows Study

Though the U.S. was hit hard by the recession and the popped housing market bubble, generous infusions of government money have managed to begin turning the numbers around. Employment numbers are slowly rising, though income remains largely stagnant. Wall Street is back on its feet, though that won’t mean much for a majority of Americans. In all, economic indicators are …

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Two-Thirds of Americans Dissatisfied With Wealth Distribution

With the U.S. economy still slow and the wealth gap as large as it has ever been in the U.S., more and more Americans seem to be growing dissatisfied with the way wealth is spread throughout the country. A new Gallup poll today shows that a full two-thirds (67%) of U.S. adults are either “somewhat dissatisfied” or “very dissatisfied” with …

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Study: Money Doesn’t Protect People From Toxicants, Just Changes Them

It’s a simple assumption that those with greater means will be able to live cleaner, healthier lives away from pollution with access to better foods. A new study, however, shows that even the rich are not immune to toxicants that build up in the body. The study, published in the journal Environment International, shows that harmful chemicals can affect the …

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Gore ‘Romney rich’, According to Bloomberg

Al Gore is well-known for his close 2000 election loss to George W. Bush and for his evangelism on the issue of global warming. However, the former Vice President has been quietly amassing a fortune in the years since his political career ended. Bloomberg is reporting that Gore is now ‘Romney rich’, with a net worth that rivals the infamously …

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U.S. Wealth Gap Grows During ‘Lost Decade’ For Middle Class

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a non-profit think tank focusing on the needs of middle- and low-income workers, this week released a new report that shows the U.S. Wealth Gap has continued to grow over the past decade. It also calls the first 10 years of the 21st century a “lost decade” for middle class Americans. A summary of the …

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Tim Cook Is Highest-Paid CEO in the History of Highest-Paid CEOs

The next time you’re out to dinner with Tim Cook and all of his iFriends, you shouldn’t bat an eye if he offers to pick up the tab for your meal. He can afford it. Many times over, in fact. According to the survey of annual CEO earnings done by the Wall Street Journal, Cook’s $376.2 million puts the Apple …

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