Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, January 01, 2014 7:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The five richest bachelors in the world have never taken a trip down the aisle.

Monday, December 30, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The rich who got richer this year added a collective $100 billion to their balance sheets.

Monday, April 01, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A billionaire is funding the construction of a new version of the ill-fated liner.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Not all billionaires live in mansions, but they still live well.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Many of the super-rich don’t want to appear flashy, but this billionaire pulls out all the stops.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9:55 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Luxury is an important part of Europe’s wealth, as reflected in its top 10 billionaires.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 6:05 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

It was a good week for the ultra-rich, who added billions more to their net worth.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 5:43 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

You’ve probably heard of 28-year-old Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg, but do you know who Dustin Moskovitz is?

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 5:29 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

They used to be called “nerds” or “computer geeks,” but now you can call them multibillionaires.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 5:44 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If you could experience life as a billionaire for one day, what would you most look forward to: the VIP treatment, the opportunity to spend as much as you want on luxury, or would you seek opportunities to help others and make a difference?

From the Occupy Wall Street movement to reality TV to Bloomberg’s daily ranking of billionaires, fascination with the uber-rich has only increased, even as the effects of the Great Recession are still being felt.

So with a desire to “walk a mile in their Ferragamo loafers,” New York Times reporter Kevin Roose wondered what it would be like to be a billionaire for a day.

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