Switzerland chooses gold bullion over paper wealth backed by US dollar

Another country is betting on physical gold. Switzerland’s pension fund has boosted its investments in bullion, switching from the paper-backed securities in US dollars. Read more “The Swiss government Pension System decided to change from paper gold in the amount of 700 million CHF into physical gold and store it in Switzerland. The 700 million […]

Striking maps reveal the huge wealth gap between San Francisco and the rest of the country

Google Earth/Leanna Garfield The typical San Francisco household makes about $ 96,677 each year. That’s nearly double the national median household income of $ 57,617, according to the US Census Bureau.  A new interactive map — which plots average incomes in counties across the US — visualizes the enormous wealth gap between the San Francisco Bay Area and the […]

Which singer saw his wealth increase by £28m – more than any other British musician?

While at 35th place in the overall list of richest UK musicians, the Shape Of You singer is second-wealthiest young musician. Sir Paul McCartney is the richest musician in the history of the Rich List. The ex-Beatle and his wife, heiress Nancy Shevell, enjoy a combined wealth of £820 million, putting them at the top […]

THE DIGITAL EVOLUTION OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT: How wealth managers are using emerging technologies to improve the user experience, while cutting costs and boosting revenue

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. An increasing number of wealth managers are using new technologies to make their operations more efficient and to increase customer satisfaction. The technologies they are implementing include […]

‘Generation Wealth’ Trailer: Look Upon Our Cultural Excess, Ye Mighty, and Despair

Lauren Greenfield, the filmmaker behind the acclaimed 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles, is back. Her newest movie, Generation Wealth, is an exploration of materialism, cultural excess, and the perversion and mutation of the American Dream. The film is gripping and horrifying in equal measure. Check out the new Generation Wealth trailer below and see what […]

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes made $500 million practically overnight — and his sudden wealth changed the way he saw success forever

Chris Hughes/Facebook Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes made $ 500 million in 2012 when Facebook went public. His career and sudden wealth taught him that “success” is more than wealth and notoriety. He now sees success as the freedom to pursue what makes him feel fulfilled. Chris Hughes, 34, has been spending a lot of time […]

Mercenaries Saga Chronicles Offers A Wealth Of Familiar Turn-Based Strategy Goodness

In less than a year’s time, the Nintendo Switch has become home to a surprisingly large amount of titles, but for some reason, turn-based tactics games are few and far between on the system. Thankfully, the upcoming release of Mercenaries Saga Chronicles delivers a rather lavish collection of classic turn-based tactics for little money. This […]