Rising real estate prices are largely responsible for an improvement in U.S. household balance sheets.
The number of wealthy households has reached or surpassed pre-recession levels.
Though the U.S. still houses most of the wealthy, other regions are gaining fast.
The wealthy are giving less money, but more time, than they were two years ago.
Where would you draw the line on income when it comes to receiving unemployment benefits?
Wealthier buyers are unleashing pent-up demand for new homes.
The U.S. lost 129,000 millionaire households in 2011, largely as a result of poor performance in the stock market.