That's why California is mulling a recycling tax and why organizations such as Hilton and the US Navy are looking for cost-efficient ways to deal with them.
Roughly 75% of America's wealthy are spending just as freely as they were before the fiscal cliff, a new survey finds.
Steven Cohen's hedge fund is paying $616 million to settle insider-trading claims. And he's on a massive spending spree to boot.
Most Americans' compensation has risen only $59 since 1966, according to a new analysis. The top 10% of earners fared far better.
America's lowest-income earners give away a higher percentage of their pay because of tax and social discrepancies.
Some men are lavishing thousands on popping the question, which now can include an 'engagement honeymoon' and more.
The new 'Royal Bed' takes more than 700 hours to make and contains silk, cashmere and horse tail.
Hiding money in offshore bank accounts was already getting harder, but if you used this accountant, you had no hope.
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