The wealth gap between races continues to widen despite recession recovery.

Report: Americans Are Poorer Since The Recession Ended, Wealth Inequality Continues To Increase

While it could be debated to no end whether or not the Great Recession is over, a new report points out that consumers are still worth less money than they were before the bottom fell out of the economy. [More]

3 Things We Learned From The New List Of Richest People In Each State

3 Things We Learned From The New List Of Richest People In Each State

Earlier today, Parade Magazine published a state-by-state breakdown of the wealthiest individuals in the U.S., and while there are a number of non-shockers (Bill Gates is rich? Shut the front door!), there were several fascinating takeaways from the list. [More]

The Gap Between The Super Rich And The Rest Of Us Has Widened A Heck Of A Lot In 50 Years

The Gap Between The Super Rich And The Rest Of Us Has Widened A Heck Of A Lot In 50 Years

You know how they say “the rich keep getting richer”? That’s not just a handy little saying, the rich really have been getting a lot richer. The wealthy Americans have widened the money gap between them and typical families by more than double in the last 50 years. So if you didn’t know an actual Richie Rich living in a ginormous mansion with all kinds of fun gadgets back then, you might now. [More]

Study: Rich People Are Unfeeling Robots Devoid Of Compassion

Study: Rich People Are Unfeeling Robots Devoid Of Compassion

Time to pity rich people! At least us poors have that capacity, whereas a new study says that the rich are less compassionate than the rest of us. Let’s all pause and feel bad for them for exactly one second. [More]

Would You Rather Be Richer, Thinner, Smarter Or Younger?

Would You Rather Be Richer, Thinner, Smarter Or Younger?

Imagine if you will that you are standing before four doorways, each of which could magically improve one facet of your life — wealth, waistline, IQ, youth. You can only go through one doorway; which one do you choose? [More]

Hey, America: You Lost $1.3 Trillion!

Hey, America: You Lost $1.3 Trillion!

Feeling poorer lately? You are! A new government report says that $1.3 trillion dollars of American wealth was vaporized in the first quarter of 2009.

How A CEO Can Live On $500K A Year

How A CEO Can Live On $500K A Year

Private school: $32,000 a year per student. Mortgage: $96,000 a year. Co-op maintenance fee: $96,000 a year. Nanny: $45,000 a year. We are already at $269,000, and we haven’t even gotten to taxes yet.

Congratulations Maryland, You're Now The Wealthiest State

Congratulations Maryland, You're Now The Wealthiest State

New Jersey is no longer the wealthiest state according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Maryland, you’ve finally arrived!

The Therapeutic Power of Moderate Lottery Winnings

The Therapeutic Power of Moderate Lottery Winnings

Whenever anyone says that money can’t buy happiness, I immediately assume they secretly gamble and hypocritically buy up stacks of lottery tickets, hoping for that big score. They regularly use lingo like “quick pick” and “trifecta wheel.”

Drink Yourself Rich

Drink Yourself Rich

How to get ahead in business? Skip college. Skip the job fair. Head straight to the old man bar at the corner and start passing out the business cards.