Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
It may not have the same ring as Beverly Hills 90210, but a small New Jersey town has been declared the "wealthiest zip code in America."
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Agreeing to pay $2.6 billion in penalties, Credit Suisse admitted to helping wealthy Americans evade their taxes by hiding their money in offshore accounts.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
In the latest Harper's Magazine, John Davidson, author of the upcoming novel The Obedient Assassin (Delphinium, 2014), wrote about taking an 8-week course to learn estate management and how to enter service for the very wealthy. He explains what he learned about the profession and how it compares to popular depictions from another time, like Downton Abbey.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
It's Education Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 Issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.
NYC Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio says he will tax the wealthy to pay for expanded pre-K; Joe Lhota opposes the idea. Geoffrey Decker, staff reporter at GothamSchools.org, examines both proposals and the research around the impact of pre-K on education and poverty.
Monday, September 19, 2011
President Obama will announce a deficit reduction plan that will reduce government spending by $3 trillion through cutting entitlements, tax increases, and war savings. The plan is the White House's opening offer to the Congressional "super committee," which has until Dec. 23 to reach a deal on deficit reduction. GOP lawmakers have already labeled the proposed tax hikes "class warfare," particularly the so-called "Buffet Rule" — a minimum tax rate on those earning more than $1 million per year named for billionaire Warren Buffett.