Many affluent parents have no intention of paying the full freight for their children's college education, a survey says.
There is a plastic ceiling -- credit cards that will be denied to you no matter how high your credit scores are.
About 4.5% of American households have $1 million or more in 'investable assets.'
If you have one of these cards, you probably don't normally read a personal-finance site.
They're extremely well-reimbursed by anything but Wall Street standards, but too many are ill-prepared if the cash spigot stops flowing because of a work stoppage.
Sales of $1 million-plus homes soar. Even with prices at rock bottom, only the wealthy can act.
She might have slept in a mansion every night, but she was smarter about being broke than I was.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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