Maseratis, cheetahs, and private jets: How the ‘Rich Kids of Instagram’ are spending their summers

Sarah Jacobs The “Rich Kids of Instagram” — now known as “Rich Kids of the Internet” (RKOI) — Instagram and blog are still going strong with addicting photo documentation of wealthy lifestyles. RKOI always know how to live life to its fullest, and summertime is no different. From luxury vacations to private jets, here’s how they’re […]

Director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is making a movie about the Thai cave rescue and promised that it won’t be a ‘white wash

Warner Bros. The director of “Crazy Rich Asians” is in talks to make a movie about the rescue of 12 boys and their coach who were rescued from a Thai cave. Jon M. Chu has pledged to make a film that won’t be a “white wash,” indicating Asian actors would be front and center of […]

Matt Baylis on last night’s TV: Saved by a Rich delivery

Rich Hall’s Working For The American Dream (BBC4) was one of many descriptions of the religious, non-religious life of Uncle Sam, focusing, as the title suggested, on their founding myth. Forget nutshells, you can sum up the American Dream in a word and that word is “bootstraps”. Most people lack bootstraps nowadays but everybody gets […]

The rich world needs higher real wage growth

CENTRAL bankers and economists have spilled much ink in recent years on the question of why wages have not grown more. The average unemployment rate in advanced economies is 5.3%, lower than before the financial crisis. Yet even in America, the hottest rich-world economy, pay is growing by less than 3% annually. This month the […]

The rich world needs higher real wage growth

CENTRAL bankers and economists have spilled much ink in recent years on the question of why wages have not grown more. The average unemployment rate in advanced economies is 5.3%, lower than before the financial crisis. Yet even in America, the hottest rich-world economy, pay is growing by less than 3% annually. This month the […]

Rich List 2018: Jim Ratcliffe is UK’s richest man – who is he? What is his net worth?

The Sunday Times Rich List has released their annual list of the wealthiest people in the UK. This year, the richest man has climbed from 18th place to number one in 2018. The man who has topped the list is Jim Ratcliffe, 65, and is one of 145 billionaires to have made the list, a […]

After Math: Get rich or die tryin

This was a big week for huge corporate profits. Microsoft and Nintendo reported healthy business growth to start off the latest earnings season. Amazon announced that it will be bumping the subscription cost for Prime by 20 percent. And a knockoff Mark Zuckerberg separated a number of fools from their hard earned money. Numbers, because […]

Billionaires’ vacation perks range from Ferrari-driving lessons to after-hours tours away from the crowds — here’s what it’s really like to travel while rich

Billionaire vacation perks far exceed luxury hotels and first-class flights.  Private Farrari driving lessons, after-hour visits to tourist sites, and private art tours are just some of the experiences Nota Bene Global plans for the its wealthiest clients.  Nota Bene Global plans vacations for the ultra-wealthy, who have net worths ranging from $ 10 million to $ 8 […]

Sri Lanka's rich culture and incredible food makes for the ultimate exotic break

Fortunately, I’d taken a seasickness tablet before setting off from Mirissa in Sri Lanka so I wasn’t feeling too queasy apart from the trepidation of being buffeted around in the swirling ocean. Then there was a cry of “left, left” from one of the crew as he pointed out our first blue whale spouting water […]

A sign of the times? Poor children officially fatter than rich kids, study proves

Poor children are now officially fatter than their rich-kid counterparts. A new study has revealed that kids from poorer families weigh more for the first time in history – a reversal of the traditional weight-wealth pattern. Researchers looked at data collated from 5,400 babies born in 1946, 17,200 born in 1958, 17,300 in 1970, and […]