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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 …

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 …

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 …

American Wealth Still Down Since the Recession, Shows Study 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 …

Two-Thirds of Americans Dissatisfied With Wealth Distribution Two-Thirds of Americans Dissatisfied With Wealth Distribution
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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 …

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

Gore ‘Romney rich’, According to Bloomberg 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 …

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

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

Holiday Hazards, Geeks, and iPhone Evolution Holiday Hazards, Geeks, and iPhone Evolution

Today‚Äôs infographic round-up looks at holiday hazards, current states of wealth, the iPhone evolution and the evolution of the geek. Enjoy. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Holiday Hazards via The Current States of Wealth The Evolution of the Geek …

Mark Cuban vs. The SEC

If there is anyone who is representative of all the potential, all the excess and all the celebrity that the Internet economy has offered up to this point, it’s Mark Cuban. His flamboyant style keeps him in the news in one way or another and his mounds of cash from the sale of Broadcast.com to Yahoo! during the first internet gold rush has allowed him to live a life that most can only dream of (if that’s your sort of thing). Well, today that dream life may be looking more like a nightmare as the SEC investigates charges of insider trading by Mr. Cuban.