Wealth Blog

This is the place for news and commentary about the accumulation and preservation of wealth and the lives of the rich. This blog investigates all aspects of saving, investing and spending money, as well as preparing a legacy, whether that be estate-planning for heirs or developing a philanthropic strategy. See the latest Wealth Blog posts below.
Monday, January 20, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

When spending gets out of control, the root of the problem is often low self-esteem.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

More members of Congress than ever are joining the ranks of the wealthy.

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Monday, January 13, 2014 7:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

One of the biggest conundrums for wealthy parents is how to teach their kids the value of work.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 3:23 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

It’s quick and easy to donate money online, but don’t let haste waste your charitable dollar.

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Friday, January 3, 2014 2:27 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

America is generous, but other countries are more likely to open their wallets.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 7:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

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

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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.

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Wednesday, December 25, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A huge windfall means a nice holiday surprise for several charities.

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Monday, December 23, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The top 1 percent in income are expected to spend the most this holiday season.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

American retirees are planning to leave a lot of money to their children.

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