Browsing All posts tagged under »wealth«

Oligarch Fever

March 9, 2022


Because of recent activity on the part of the Russian government, many people are now hearing about the misfortunes of Russian oligarchs. We tend to associate the word “oligarch” with those very Russians. But the truth is that the oligarch species has been around for a long time and it has a rich cultural heritage. […]

The Heartbreak of Wealth

September 3, 2019


The US seems to be accumulating billionaires almost as quickly as it accumulates mass shootings. Most of us can agree that those of us who are being left out of this wild money grab are sometimes a bit perturbed. However, we must allow ourselves to take a step back and look long and hard at […]


January 31, 2017


    A lot of people worry about any number of ways their lives might be snuffed out, in this scary new world. Hordes of murderous immigrants pouring across our borders, nuclear war, super-resistant strains of bacteria, and the accelerating pace of climate change all occupy their thoughts. Yet, while many fret, others have made […]

The Sandwich Generation

November 18, 2015


  The following is a guest post from BMO Harris Premier Services.¬†BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc. offers a comprehensive range of investment advisory products that include financial planning strategies and estate planning strategies, insurance and brokerage products and services, to meet the financial needs of mass affluent clients. Offices are located throughout the U.S. Learn […]

What Makes You Happy?

May 24, 2013


A couple weeks ago, HuffPost published an article which revealed that The American Express Company, while selling people on the fantasy of what they (American Express) has determined to be blissfully happy lives, has also, behind the scenes, been tracking data since the 1980s on what makes Americans happy in reality. This got Life in […]