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Maryland Boasts 9 Billionaires on List of World’s Richest People

Some of the world’s richest people live in Maryland, according to a new list of international billionaires.

03/05/2014

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D.C. Suburbs Make List of America’s Richest Neighborhoods

The Washington region has long been among the nation’s most affluent areas, but it’s also home to some of America’s richest neighborhoods, according to a new study.

02/27/2014

The Amazon founder was airlifted by helicopter from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands. (Getty Images)

Ecuador Navy Airlifted Jeff Bezos For Kidney Stone

Amazon founder was flown from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands

01/05/2014

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Study: Majority Of Millionaires Don’t Think They’re Rich

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The majority of millionaires don’t think they are rich. A new study from investment bank UBS finds 40 percent of those with $5 million in investable assets said they didn’t feel rich. Only […]

08/02/2013

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Study: Wealthy Americans Unprepared For Their Future

Even the wealthiest Americans are not prepared for their future.

05/24/2013

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Opinion: Don’t Let Obama Convince You That American Success Is Bad

During the current election campaign, for the first time in American history, President Barack Obama and the “left” have made success in America to be negative.

10/22/2012

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Opinion: Obama: I Actually Believe In Redistribution

President Barack Obama is in favor of the extremely controversial idea of redistribution of the nation’s wealth. Basically, Obama believes that everyone should “have a shot” at the good life and great opportunities in life whether they’ve worked for them or not – paid for by those who have acquired their wealth and success-related opportunities in life via hard work.

09/20/2012

A view of a home in Deposit, New York. The Southern Tier of New York, an area which borders Pennsylvania and is predominately rural, has been struggling for decades with both high unemployment and chronic levels of poverty. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Poverty On Track To Rise To Highest Since 1960s

The ranks of America’s poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century. That means gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s are being erased amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.

07/22/2012