Every time we choose to buy a comfort or a luxury, we're also making the choice not to use the money to help somebody else.
It can cost $14,000 a year for insurance on a Huayra, $1.4 million Italian sports car. And that's only if you don't drive it.
After a couple of years of restraint, America's wealthy are back to flaunting it. This is not all bad, but not everyone is happy about it.
The work obligation is less than 3 hours a month, but that's too much for some members, who send the help to do their work.
If the number of tummy tucks and other procedures is truly an economic indicator, good times are coming back.
The sticker price of somebody's car can never be considered a reliable indicator of their financial success.
Wealthy blogger touched a nerve by writing about her cost-cutting measures after she and her husband purchased a multimillion-dollar home.
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