The very rich pocketed almost $30 million in jobless payments in 2010, a jump of 44% from only a year earlier.
'No one group is getting a free ride' in the current system, a new report finds, once a person's full tax burden is included.
The newly minted multimillionaire has offered to help out an entire block of his New Jersey neighborhood -- by covering their housing costs for the next month.
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.
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