Posts tagged "wealthy"

The New York Times Is Screwing With Us, Right?

After reading this piece today, which declares, “In New York, teens and preteens are becoming savvy connoisseurs of real estate,” I am officially convinced the New York Times is trolling us. A 13-year-old convincing his parents to buy a $14 million dream apartment? Come on. The Times’ Real Estate section has always been a relatively…

Katrin Higher / March 21, 2015

Study: When The Rich Marry Each Other, It’s Bad For The 99 Percent

Forget about marrying rich if you’re not rich already: a new study as found that the tendency to choose a spouse with the same income or education level has increased greatly in the past 50 years and it has actually affected the state of income equality in the U.S. …

Claire Hannum / February 28, 2014

The Filthy Rich Sure Know How To Party

Have you ever seen the Stanley Kubrick movie “Eyes Wide Shut,” starring then-married couple Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman? If so, remember the scene where Cruise’s character goes to that weird mansion and there’s all those masked people having sex and it’s super creepy? Well, that happened for realz in Somerset, England this week, whe…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2009

Why Marrying For Money Isn’t A Totally Bad Idea

There’s a new book out called Smart Girls Marry Money: How Women Have Been Duped Into the Romantic Dream—And How They Are Paying For It, by Elizabeth Ford and Daniela Drake. Forget for a moment that they annoyingly refer to grown women as “girls” in their title and check out their thesis: because, for a…

Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2009